[ US /ˈdaʊnˌsteɪdʒ/ ]
[ UK /dˈa‍ʊnste‍ɪd‍ʒ/ ]
  1. at or toward the front of the stage
    the actors moved further and further downstage
  1. of the front half of a stage
  1. the front half of the stage (as seen from the audience)
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How To Use downstage In A Sentence

  • Dancers popped and rocked downstage; two in-line skaters rocketed back and forth on the ramp, creating a dynamic backdrop.
  • The downstage scene is depicted as a common ground where the actors interact and live out there lives outside of the privacy of their own homes.
  • `The Bishop's moving downstage coruscating like a Christmas tree! ABSOLUTE TRUTHS
  • A life-size living room contrasts nicely with a miniature house, a full-size segment of a ship downstage with the entire ship in miniature upstage.
  • We get two major flashbacks while he freezes on a small platform downstage left.
  • `The Bishop's moving downstage coruscating like a Christmas tree! ABSOLUTE TRUTHS
  • Kit Conner enters upstage left and crosses to downstage right and sits down on the table with feet on chair.
  • The Thai performers are experienced troupers who know how to lip-sync to Chinese songs and they would go downstage to mingle with the audience, such as sitting down on the laps of the male audience members.
  • The set of her head at downstage left and the slight angle of the jaw conveyed queenliness and deadly resolve.
  • Fine when you were jumping downstage, but not so good when jumping upstage!
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