Cotton, polyester and mohair velvet curtains are the most traditional flame-retardant fabrics for theatrical drapery. Manufactured as luxurious front theatre curtains and valences, borders, legs, and stage backdrops, they serve a decorative purpose on stage while benefiting lighting and sound conditions.
What is Trevira CS?
Flame retardant Trevira CS textiles meet the important international standards on fire safety, because they consist of fibres and yarns with "built-in safety”.
Creative Projection Surfaces
ShowTex fabric Projection Screens offer unique possibilities for stage and event productions. Whether you opt for stretch, mesh, sheers or textured fabric screens: when projecting on textiles, the possibilities are endless!
Touring Proof fabrics
A great collection of foldable, crease-free and easy to transport fabrics which are durable enough to take on tour!
Here's an overview of the traditional front curtain openings used in theatres. Depending on the type, front curtains consist of a single section or two sections that can travel horizontally or vertically.
Have you ever wondered what certain theatre terms mean? We thought we’d help you understand some of the commonly used theatre terminology and clear up the confusion.
ShowTex is equipped with 3m and 5m large scale printers for all your wide format printing needs. This guide will help you choose the right material, finishing, and printing method to obtain the best result.
Curtain Pleats & Finishes
Curtains can be sewn flat or with fullness and finished in numerous ways, according to the fabric, application, and dimensions of the curtain. Here's an overview.
ShowTex is a worldwide leader in inventing, manufacturing and installing innovative flame retardant fabrics, tracks and motion control systems for achieving the creative vision of theatre, event and entertainment professionals.