2. a crucial part of a show, where if there were no techies, the show would not go on.
2. If the show works, the actors get credit, if it bombs, blame it on the techies.
2: The People with Headsets and are silently laughing so hard they are crying because of the actors and actresses performance.
3: Really Run the Play
4: Techies (Ninjas) VS Actors (Pirates)
Techies are Referred to as Ninjas because they have the talent to vanish when ever the director is yelling at actors, and also must be silent and wear black for their job.
Actors are the Pirates cause they need the fans and the photos to continue doing there jobs. Techies do not need the fans or the photos they know they are awesome.
5: The people that have the most fun during play week, and after because they demolish everything!
6: The Stage Manager, Props Manager, Sound Technician, Light Technician, Spot Light Controllers, Scenery movers, and those who fly scenery in and out.
7: Techies are also the people you find sleeping in class or on the floor before play practice.
If the set falls down sure it may be our fault, you mess up your lines and don't improvise because of the set falling it's not our fault.
Don't put on the tehcie head sets, cause you may hear us making fun of you.
Commonly known to wear all black, Join IATSE, and generally to have rather sick senses of humor. (Warning to all actors, they have Gaffers tape, they will stick you to the wall)
Note: The Stage/Production Manager can be considered to be a Techie, for they are considered "god" on set, the reason I set this aside is because they are not involved with IATSE, but with Equity.
the actors are most definitely not.
Actor2: "Oh, he's just a techie."