Recent content by Taffey

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    What is your "official" title?

    I currently teach at a large performing arts high school. I am one of two technical theatre teachers. I teach classes in set design, lighting design, sound engineering and a "practical application" class -which is just a long phrase for these are the best students in their classes who actually...
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    Analog user seeking simple digital board

    Thank you so much all of you. Also the $0.02 was really important and made me think about my options to purchase.
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    Pippin

    When we did it at the high school I teach at we replaced the orgy with a Bollywood dance scene. I have pictures on my profile of it I think.
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    Analog user seeking simple digital board

    We have mostly do anything we can get, we've worked anything from small bands, highschool/community shows, and we do rent out our equipment. I have a day job as a technical theatre teacher at a performing arts high school and most of the schools in my district that need to rent a sound or light...
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    Analog user seeking simple digital board

    About 8 months ago my best friend and I started a production company with a sum of money we acquired from a life insurance policy and good credit. Mushy stuff aside... David has always done the heavy lifting and I have always done the technical work. Well we ended up purchasing a old Yamaha...
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    reliable theatre laptops

    You could also never go wrong with buying a used mac. Get a squaretrade warranty on it and if/when it breaks, its repaired or (in most cases) you get a full refund. This was how I ended up with two laptops in two years for the price of one. But on you budget you can get a nice one now.
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    Hey, I thought we could share pictures of our shows...

    Re: Think about your life Pippin!Oh sorry, Yes. They were there one night, gone the next.
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    Anger Management?

    I have worked some very stressful shows. Mainly the design aspect, not as much running the show. I find it helps to get old water bottles from the recycling (with caps) fill them with water and smash them with hammer. Or get old pieces of 2 by 4 and destroy them with hammers.
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    Hey, I thought we could share pictures of our shows...

    Re: Think about your life Pippin! No, due to dimmer restrictions we only had one ERS focused to cyc for gobo, we had two sets of gobos for the show. The stain glass window during act one for Morning Glow, and a sun gobo with a flame (?) glass gobo and a gobo rotator to spin (using a rotator)...
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    If you were going to choose a console today?

    My school has an ETC Ion and we love it!! We run a 150 conventional and about 7 to 8 moving lights with this.
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    Hey, I thought we could share pictures of our shows...

    Re: Think about your life Pippin! Thanks, It was made of two Apollo gobos, but I assume you might already know that. Those two got stolen about two days before the show and we had to over night a new set. That was about 150 to 200. Sad day.
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    Hey, I thought we could share pictures of our shows...

    Think about your life Pippin!This is the production of Pippin at the high school I work at. The productions are all student run and mostly student designed.
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    Backstage Bluelights

    When we have a play with a full set we just use our 5 Altman zipstrips that are focused on the cyc. And up stage we use our color scrollers on par cans. For our musicals was use scoops.
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    DIY Telex headset help.

    Thanks... I feel smart. lol. :oops:
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    DIY Telex headset help.

    Do any of you guys know what the pins are for Telex headsets? I want to make a custom headset for me that works... or maybe if any of you guys know if I can somehow fashion it to work with a bluetooth headset?