Traps at The Globe Theatre Trap doors were built into the stage allowing dramatic entrances during the performances of plays. The height of the stage was five feet – so the area beneath the stage was easily big enough to hold actors. This area underneath the stage was given the title “Hell”.
How do you make a stage trap door?
Quote from video: I plan to do it using this design it's all 2×4 construction with the exception of about a half a sheet of plywood for the doors on the top and then we'll skin it and some salvaged.