stagehandnoun [ C ]uk /ˈsteɪdʒ.hænd/ us /ˈsteɪdʒ.hænd/
Examples from literature
- During the play, stagehands operate the lights.
- His Uncle Kevin is a stagehand on the show.
- It is expensive to hire actors, stagehands, and other people and to rent a theater in New York City.
- Shows often hire stagehands in different cities, and actors sometimes do their own hair and makeup.
- Stagehands and carpenters put the sets together on stage.
- Stagehands and other behind-the-scenes workers usually don’t go on the road.
- The stagehand moved a desk on stage between scenes.