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A space in a theatre near the stage in which scenery is stored.
- ‘At the south-west end of the studio floor is the concrete scene dock for storing scenery and properties.’
- ‘The new theatre will have spacious wing areas and a scene dock, as well as a fly tower in the main auditorium.’
- ‘Support functions such as dressing rooms, a costume store and a scene dock are arranged on the east edge of the auditorium, forming a link between the new building and the existing faculty.’
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