Stage Backdrops

Bring your vision to life with a scenic backdrop from Whaleys Stages. Set the scene with a painted canvas backdrop for your performance. A scenic backdrop could be exactly what your production space requires to capture your audience’s imagination and immerse them in your next performance.

About Our Stage Backdrops

Whaleys Stages offers a range of stage backdrop options for small to large productions. Their main selection includes scenic backdrops, cyclorama backdrops, star cloth backdrops, and gauze backdrops.

Scenic Backdrops: Scenic backdrops are painted canvas curtains that create a captivating atmosphere for the performance.

Cyclorama Backdrops: Cyclorama backdrops are panoramic curtains that create an illusion of depth and distance.

Gauze Backdrop: Gauze backdrops are made from versatile fabric and can manipulate light to create stunning visual effects.

Star Cloth backdrops: Star cloth backdrops mimic a starry night effect using fibre optics or LED bulbs.

Whaleys Stages uses high-quality materials and offers design, manufacturing, installation, and repair services.


With years of experience in the industry, we have worked with some of the biggest theatre houses in the world, helping them to create breathtaking productions that leave audiences in awe. Our expert team of sewers and crafters work on-site to deliver products that meet the highest quality standards, and we pride ourselves on our ability to work to tight deadlines.

We cater to clients worldwide, with particular experience in the UK, Europe, and North America. No matter where you are located, we can help you to achieve your artistic vision with ease. Simply contact one of our team members today to discuss your project, and we will provide you with an estimate. Let us help you to bring your production to life with a stunning scenic backdrop from Whaleys Stages.

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At Whaleys Stages, we have over 30 years of experience in creating custom curtains ensuring that our clients receive high-quality, bespoke solutions that meet their unique requirements.

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A Whaleys Stages Solution

Whaleys Stages have been manufacturing and providing staging fabric solutions for over 20 years. Our experts will help you through the process from concept to measurement, delivery and install. dedicated sewing department, so if you are looking for theatre drapes or any other form of stage you have come to the right place. Our service is completely bespoke to our customer’s needs, we specialist in borders, valences, front of house, Austrian drape, pelmets, venetian and curtain legs, our dedicated sewing department will support you ever step of the way.

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More About Stage Backdrops

Make your next production unforgettable with a stunning scenic backdrop from Whaleys Stages. Our painted canvas backdrops are the perfect way to transport your audience into the world of your performance. A scenic backdrop is a painted curtain that hangs at the back of the stage, creating a captivating atmosphere and setting for your actors to perform in. At Whaleys Stages, we use only the highest quality materials, such as Natural Painting Canvas and Matt Canvas White, to bring your vision to life.

Or add an illusion with a Cyclorama backdrop which is a panoramic backdrop. It is known as cyclorama because it hangs concave from the ceiling height to give the illusion of depth and distance. It has the power to transform any space into an immersive environment.

Bring the enchantment of theatre to life with our top-quality stage backdrops made from exquisite gauze fabric. We offer a range of services that cover everything from designing and manufacturing to installing and repairing your gauze, ensuring that you are always performance-ready.

Gauze, also known as Scrim, is a highly versatile and creative fabric that is closely associated with the theatre. Sharkstooth Gauze is an open-weave fabric that provides you with the ability to manipulate light and create stunning visual effects. Gauze, also known as Scrim, has the unique ability to both transmit and reflect light.

Alternatively, create a magical starry night effect for your performances with a Star Cloth backdrop from Whaleys Stages, who have over 20 years of experience and partner with an electrical team for design, manufacturing, and installation. Star Cloth is a black backdrop curtain made with fibre optics or LED bulbs to mimic a night sky with stars. The cloth is typically made of Black Wool Serge and removable black cotton backing, and can be connected to a light source with options for a twinkle wheel and colours.

Whether you need a new  backdrop designed and installed, or an existing one repaired, our team has the expertise and experience to handle any task. Contact us today to discuss your requirements and let us help you to create an unforgettable theatrical experience with our exceptional stage backdrops.

No matter where you are located, we can help you to achieve your artistic vision with ease. Our expert team of sewers and crafters manufacture everything on-site and work to deliver our clients specifications to the highest quality standards. We specialise in working to tight deadlines and can facilitate orders worldwide with particular experience in the UK, Europe and North America. Whatever your requirements we are sure to be able to help, so simply contact one of our team members today to discuss your project and we will give you an estimate.

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