Learn How to Follow a Musical Score - Sarah Underwood & David Jacques
Learn how to follow a musical score. Essential for Stage managers, directors, and lighting designers. Useful for everyone else. No musical training needed. Please follow the link below:
Thursday, October 1, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Role of a Production Manager - Lawrence Bennett
Larry Bennett speaks about his experience as a black person working in technical theater and offers insightful advice about starting out in the business and on how to bring both your professional skills and your humanity to the job.
Thursday, October 8, 6:00pm - 7:00pm -
Theatre Practice-as-Research: Using Digital Media for Race/Gender/Sexuality - Dr. D. A-R. Forbes-Erickson
Thursday, November 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Projection Design - David Bengali
Tuesday, December 8, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Advice for Early Career Designers - David Ivers
Thursday, February 4, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Advice for Set Designers working with Scenic Artists - A Panel of Scenic Artists
Two scenic artists Heidi Enzlin Cole & Ana Martinez discuss best practices, give advice and field questions how designers can better communicate with the scenic charge artist. They will also give advice and field questions on how to start your career as a scenic painter in the entertainment industry. What techniques to work on and what tools to buy.
Thursday, February 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Work of Production Designers & Art Directors
Production Designer Ermanno Di Febo-Orsini and Art Director Jerry Sonnenberg will discuss the inner workings of the art department and the relationship between the production designer & the art director in feature films, TV commercials, music videos, & episodic series. This is a great place to ask your questions about getting into the art department.
Tuesday, March 9, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Trans+ and Non-Binary Theater Artists
Trans+ and non-binary artists are making increasingly important artistic and cultural contributions to the performing arts while simultaneously paving the way for a more aware and accepting future. Join us for a conversation with Ari Herzog, Calvin Anderson, Kate McGee, Lisa Scheps, Qween Jean and Randy Wong-Westbrooke as they speak about navigating attitudes towards gender in the workplace and finding community in the performing arts.
Thursday, March 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meow Wolf: an interactive, mind-bending art experience.
Meow Wolf is comprised of over 200 full-time employees and hundreds of other collaborators, creating and supporting art across a variety of media, including architecture, sculpture, painting, photography, video production, cross-reality (AR/VR/MR), music, audio engineering, narrative writing, costuming, performance, and more.
Thursday, April 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Design for Devised Work
Much of our academic training focuses on script analysis as a starting point for design but that is often not possible when devising a new piece. In this conversation, Cricket Myers, Dr. Gina Sandi-Diaz, Lena Sands, Kyla Kazuschyk and Pamela Rodriguez share their insights and experiences in working in devised theater and the unique challenges and opportunities involved in making this work.
Theatrical Fly Systems and Rigging
Thursday, September 16th, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Green Stage #1: Sustainable Approaches for Set Design and Technical Direction
Join us for a conversation with designers Sandra Goldmark and Edward Morris and production manager Mike Banta, three of the authors of the Sustainable Production Toolkit, a step-by-step guide to making performing arts organizations more sustainable.
Thursday, November 11, 2021, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Professional Practice #1: Contracts and Fees
In an industry with so many variables and so little transparency, it can be difficult to define how much your services are worth or to adequately protect yourself in the contracting process. In this event, Amith Chandrashaker, Ásta Bennie Hostetter, Christopher Vergara and Kimie Nishikawa provide guidance for young designers negotiating their first jobs in the field.
Thursday, November 18, 2021, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Three professional sound designers, Chris Darbassie, Elisabeth Weidner and Melanie Chen Cole join us for a round table conversation followed by a question and answer session with webinar attendees.