KABUKI DROP RESOURCE

Ideas for Kabuki Drops in Shows and Events

Here are some different ideas for Kabuki Drops in shows and events. A Kabuki Drop is a stagecraft technique and a release system that drops an...
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Getting Started with the Kabuki Drop Resource

MagicKabukiDrop.com was created to share information on all aspects of the Kabuki Drop for use in theatrical productions, plays, musicals, shows and special events. If...
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History of Kabuki Theatre

This article explores the brief history of Kabuki Theatre. Kabuki is a classical Japanese dance-drama. It is often referred to as “the art of...

Kabuki Stagecraft & Curtain Drop

Kabuki Stagecraft The Kabuki theatre is well known for its use of various stage effects, due to its fondness for spectacle.  Its distinctive features include...
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Evolution of the Kabuki Drop

Traditionally, the Kabuki drop was used in the context of the historic Japanese dance-drama, Kabuki Theatre. It was formerly called “Furiotoshi”, which literally means,...
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Basic Components of the Kabuki Drop

There are four basic components of a Kabuki Drop system: Flying Bar Curtain Drop Points Trigger Mechanism FLYING BAR The flying bar is the horizontal support...
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Manual Kabuki Drop Systems

There are several ways to build a manual Kabuki Drop, each with a different set-up and system. However, all manual systems are activated by...
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Electronic Kabuki Drop Systems

Note: It would be best to first be familiar with the Basic Components of the Kabuki Drop to better understand the systems explored below. Modern...

Linear Solenoid Kabuki Drops

What is a Solenoid? In its basic form, a solenoid is a long, thin tight coil of wire that produces a uniform magnetic field inside...

Electromagnetic Kabuki Drop Systems

Electromagnetic Kabuki Drop systems do not use linear solenoids but use solenoids as an electromagnet lock. Unlike permanent magnets that are magnetic in their natural...