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    Light Board is Dead Two Days Before Open (Any Ideas?)

    That was my first line of defense-- apparently the 48 model is sold out, period. A very, very nice guy from Guitar Center spent a good hour on the phone with me looking for a model they could trade me, but there is nothing in their warehouse(s) that would ship in time for Thursday. The company...
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    Light Board is Dead Two Days Before Open (Any Ideas?)

    Hey All!So, here's a fun story for your Monday afternoon: My theatre troupe is nomadic, and this year we built our space in a restored department store. The owners of the building generously bought us a lighting package to use, which is wonderful in ways I can't begin to express.However...
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    Blood Ramp/Blood Bags Special Effects Help

    Thanks for the idea. The basin is textually based, as he instructs his daughter to bring a basin to collect their blood. The board is just to make the collecting bit easier.
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    Witch's Transformation for Into the Woods

    We made our cow a costumed actor and it worked to a pretty nice effect. Don't know if that's an option for you. The trick to the witch's transformation (I've teched this show twice and was the witch the third time around) is practicing the costume change and coordinating with your designer...
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    Blood Ramp/Blood Bags Special Effects Help

    Hey everyone! So we are doing Titus Andronicus (eesh) and I'm stuck on one particular effect, so I thought I would throw it out to the masses and see what brilliance you guys come up with.Here's the deal:During the scene where Titus executes the two evil sons, our director has envisioned...
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    Control/Dimming Oh, the Newb-ness, (4 x 600 watt DMX Dimmer) WHAT DO I TELL THE PROS?

    The facility has purchased this lighting package as a "basic" starter kit. SLD Lighting.com - 3212This is the board that comes included in the package: http://www.americandj.com/pdffiles/Scene%20Setter(rev).pdfAlso, thank you ALL for the help--- I had a lengthy meeting with the...
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    Control/Dimming Oh, the Newb-ness, (4 x 600 watt DMX Dimmer) WHAT DO I TELL THE PROS?

    Beautiful! (that saves me a few sleepless nights!) Thank you for the advice.
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    Control/Dimming Oh, the Newb-ness, (4 x 600 watt DMX Dimmer) WHAT DO I TELL THE PROS?

    Hello everyone! Please, forgive my newb-ness-- I have skulled about for many months now and many of the CB threads have saved my butt many-a-time, but now I have a specific question that I hope you can answer!Okay, so my theatre company is moving into a venue with NO lighting, so the owner was...