SETTING THESAURUS

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HELPFUL TIP:

Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
Dressing rooms and a green room backstage
A wardrobe room
Roadies moving equipment around
Equipment being placed strategically backstage
A pyrotechnic crew setting up special effects
A manager directing traffic
Musicians stretching
Groupies hanging around the talent
Food and drinks set out on tables
A stage lit with multi-colored spotlights
Lights shining up into the ceiling or out into the crowd
Scaffolding and backdrops
Huge speakers and amps
Microphones on stands
Musicians playing instruments in wild outfits
Bottles of water near each performer
A message projected onto the wall behind the stage (the band’s name, the latest album cover, tour insignia)
Lasers, dry ice or smoke, pyrotechnics and fireworks
Pole dancers or other backup performers
Video screens
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TEXTURES AND SENSATIONS:
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PEOPLE COMMONLY FOUND IN THIS SETTING:
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SETTING NOTES AND TIPS:
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RELATED SETTINGS THAT MAY TIE IN WITH THIS ONE:
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SETTING DESCRIPTION EXAMPLE:
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DESCRIPTIVE EFFECTS:
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