TECH INTENSIVE #1

 

TWO DAYS of workshops & panels that will give you the skills to be confident in all technical aspects of the theater.

 

All workshops are FREE to volunteers who have worked 15 hours or more at live Arts in the last 6 months.  $25 for everyone else.

 

To register, contact Volunteer.  Space is limited, so sign up soon!

 

LIGHTING

Electric Boot Camp: Don’t know your Source Four from your Fresnel?

Class covers instruments, safety, how to hang a light, how to use shutters & gels, and how to read or create a plot.

Instructor:  Jeremiah Brophy

Date:  Friday, November 8: 6:30 – 9:30 pm in the Gibson Theater and the Grid

STAGE MANAGEMENT

Script, Spike, & Strike:  How to Organize your Production & make the most of your Rehearsal Process

Class covers stage management protocol, set etiquette, how to call cues, and forms & procedures.

Instructor:  Morgan Brophy

Date: Saturday, November 9: 10am – 12pm, break for lunch, then 1pm – 3pm, in Rehearsal B

PAINT & DESIGN

Faking it with Paint: A Hands-On Tutorial on the Faux Finishes that take your set (or home) to the Next Level

Class covers surface preparation, color mixing, customizing glaze formulas, trowel technique, layering for depth

Instructor:  TBA

Date:  Saturday, November 9: 10am – 12pm, break for lunch, then 1pm – 3pm, in the Scene Shop

SOUND

1,2,3 Mic Check: I have a Playlist — Now What?!

Class covers how to cable a system, mic basics, passive vs active speakers, analog vs digital boards, what encoding to use to put your cues onto what medium.

Instructor:  Wren Curtis

Date: Saturday, November 9: 10am – 12pm, break for lunch, then 1pm – 3pm, in the Gibson Theater

COSTUME

Behind the Scenes:  Designing Costumes at Live Arts

Class covers reading and analyzing a script, breaking down the script for character changes, collaborating with the director, researching and sketching the costumes, creating mood boards and a color palette, the transformation of the actor in the fitting room, designing in the context of the set and lighting, and coordinating costumes for a final production.

Instructor: Anna Stockdale

Date: Saturday, November 9: 10am – 12pm, break for lunch, then 1pm – 3pm, in the Costume Shop