Recent content by MJCochrane

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    Need Help - Stage Effect: Trying to Lower Platform

    Travel - Start at 4', drop to 1' over the course of around 8-10 minutes.
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    Summerstock 2012

    Anyone here either worked at or heard anything about Texas Shakespeare Festival? Is it any good, both production value wise as well as from the point of view off staff and intern how is it to work there?
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    Need Help - Stage Effect: Trying to Lower Platform

    Thank you all for the feedback! If you think of anything else please post it! I've been looking into the several kinds of jacks: floor jacks, bottle jacks, hi-jacks, hydraulic pistons, stage elevators and table scissor lifts; it looks like a table scissor lift would probably fit our needs well...
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    Need Help - Stage Effect: Trying to Lower Platform

    It hasn't been fully rehearsed yet but looking at being a 10 Minute Play, so yes I realize it's trying to do a lot for such a short play but I'm looking at right now about $200-300 total for lumber for what we need with plenty of budget to spare and time to figure it out so currently the...
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    Need Help - Stage Effect: Trying to Lower Platform

    We are doing a new play festival and I am the scenic designer for it and for one of the plays the there are two actors standing in quicksand. The effect that we want to happen throughout the play until they get out of the quicksand which isn't until the end is for the platform they are on to...