Technicians Masterclass

Participating Spotlight schools are invited to send their technicians to our Technicians Masterclass led by our Union department heads at The Orpheum Theatre.

Date: January 20, 2018

Session 1: 9:00A-noon; Session 2: 1:00-4:00P

Location: Orpheum Theatre

Location: $5 cash at the theatre*

Workshop Descriptions

Tour of The Orpheum – Explore the Orpheum and discuss what management goes into making a touring show operate in a theatre like ours.

Electrician- A hands on experiences hanging and focusing lights on the Orpheum stage, see what it takes to light up a stage of this size.

Spot Operator – Head on up to the Spot booth and learn about the equipment and test your steady hand at focusing and following.

Sound Designer – Learn what it takes to build and design a professional show. Take your turn at the board and test your ear.

Fly Systems/Lead Carpenter – Understand what it takes to be a part of a much larger team and band together for a hands on experience of hanging legs, and take the climb to learn about the inner workings of the gulley and to master and handle the rail, from below, or above.

*Scholarships are available, please contact Ari.Koehnen@hennepintheatretrust.org for more information.

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