Dates and times
Saturday 16th Feb to Sunday 17th Feb 2019
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
The PumpHouse Theatre
|High School Students||$10.00|
How to get tickets
Click below to book a space online via The PumpHouse Theatre box office or call us on 09 489 8360.
This is an introductory workshop for those interested in learning Lighting and Sound in amateur theatre, but could be applied to professional work, including film and setting up music concerts etc. It will consist of a mixture of theory and hands-on experience. It’s run over 2 days. Participants need to be 14 years and above.
It is run by four theatre techs that have been doing lighting and sound for many years.
Types of lights, smoke machines, lighting boards, patching, dimmers, LED lights, moving lights, cue programs, basic lighting design, cables, speakers, amps, audio mixers, microphones.
Rigging lights (including LEDs), gelling lights to get different colours, focussing lights on stage, putting light levels up and down, and programming in a scene with a lighting board.
Plugging in speakers, running, securing and coiling cables, playing sound samples from a laptop, and setting levels on a sound mixer.
House, Safety, Emergency and Backstage Lights, Extractor Fans/Air Conditioning, Heaters, Backstage Audio Monitors, RTs (Walkie-Talkies), and Pumphouse comms system.
General safety- overview of WorkSafe rules, rigging from the catwalk in a harness- overview of WorkSafe courses, working outside – The Pumphouse Amphitheatre, fault finding and fixing, teamwork, pyrotechnics- getting a license etc.