Lighting, Sound and Effects
An easy to use and comprehensive expanded blank form for immediate use in jotting down lighting and sound cues in one place during the tech/rehearsal process. Another great tool for lighting or sound designers, or for design students still learning their craft.
An easy to use and comprehensive expanded blank form for immediate use in jotting down lighting cues, lantern numbers, and much more. A great tool for lighting designers or lighting design students still learning their craft.
Does your heart beat a little faster at the thought of a fabulous array of artful GOBOs? Could you spend hours arguing the pros and cons of the latest super-digitized light boards? Are you still searching for the perfect flashlight?If so, here are some must-hit sites for stage techs and those who love them.
For as long as there have been theatres and audiences, there have been theatrical effects. After millennia of staging entertainment (both religious and secular) for the public, let's take a look at stage effects -- specifically, at those timeless effects used in centuries past, and which are still ageless and effective, and very much in use, today!
Helpful Apps for Lighting Design
A helpful and comprehensive list of mobile apps now available for lighting designers and others in theatre tech.
The Top Apps for Stage Tech
A look at some helpful and even essential apps for use in theatre tech and performing arts production.
How to Run a Light Board
A series of simple and informative instructions for how to learn and run a light board during the creation of a show or live performance.
Third Annual Student Lighting Design Competition Announced
Entries are now being accepted for the iSquint.net and 'Stage Directions' Student Lighting Design Competition (SLDC), sponsored by Nemetschek Vectorworks, City Theatrical and Field Template.
Prolight + Sound Conference Announced for Frankfurt
The Prolight + Sound Conference has been announced for 2013 from April 10-13, 2013, in Frankfurt, Germany.
Updated Renderworks Tutorial Now Available from Daniel Jansenson
Nemetschek Vectorworks has just published a newly updated training guide for users of Vectorworks software with 'Remarkable Renderworks: An Introduction to the Basics, Second Edition.'
The Atlanta Ballet’s upcoming staging of ‘The Nutcracker’ in December 2012 will include a host of exciting tricks and special effects created especially for the production by Master Illusionist Drew Thomas (of "America’s Got Talent").
5 Essential Stagecraft and Stage Tech Websites
From TCG and USITT, to some links that may surprise you, here's a review of five essential web resources on stage tech and stagecraft for those in the performing arts -- as well as an overview of how to maximize, utilize, and contact them.
Performing arts from the local and regional perspective, from little theatres to regional venues, and encompassing all aspects of staging, production, administration, promotion, and more.
CAST Software Announces wysiwyg® R30 Video Contest
CAST Software has announced its 2013 Video Contest, a popular annual event in which users of the brand-new wysiwyg® R30 are invited to submit their finest lighting designs.