auditorium

  1. C

    Console Recommendation for High School + Theatre Academy?

    Hello, ControlBooth: I am the president of the Lighting Crew at my high school, and I have been tasked with recommending a new light board to be purchased for the auditorium. Besides the many functions which the auditorium serves the community (plays, concerts, presentations, etc.), my school...
  2. gafftaper

    What paint do you use on your stage floor?

    I was shocked when I couldn't find a thread discussing what paint people are using on their stage floors. So here it is! My new theater is in need of a paint job and I have no record of what my predecessor used. I'm not very happy with the current paint as I get a pretty strong light...
  3. A

    How to find funding?

    As many know, funding coming from a school district is few and far between it seems sometimes often with the arts falling by the wayside (as it is in my school district) We recently did a capital project renovation (which didnt turn out very well) and my thoughts were "if the district isnt...
  4. Adam Brunetti

    Design Issues and Solutions High School Lighting Upgrade

    Hi all, I have been asked to create a few proposals to present to the local school department to upgrade the lighting in the auditorium of the high school that I do some freelance work for in Rhode Island. Looking to make 3 different proposals- bare bones, standard, and a dream list. Looking for...
  5. etek

    Microphones Repairing UniPak Terminations?

    Long time lurker, first time poster.. I am doing sound for high-school theatre and have been for five years. The acoustics in the auditorium are horrific, so mics are needed for essentially everyone on stage. It is very hard to get a tech budget at all, let alone one that is suitable for our...
  6. Stevens R. Miller

    How Much Power?

    I suspect this is asked (and answered) a lot, but most of the online guidance I've found has been (understandably) a bit vague. I'm hoping, though, that maybe someone has had experience in nearly the same setting as the one in which I'm seeking guidance. After our last community theater musical...
  7. Elias Padilla

    Stage Tech help?

    Hello, I am a 16 year old living in Southern California, and I could really use help. I am planning on either helping direct, or directing a show in a theatre very close to me. The theatre is what some people I know would call, a bare theatre. The theatre is actually an auditorium, and has no...
  8. StephIsabel

    Auditorium Upgrades

    I am trying to piece together a last-minute funding request for a complete overhaul of our PAC seating, floors and house lighting. It is a 300-seat house, and I hope to change all of the house lighting to LED. What is a reasonable amount of funding to ask for which won't bite me when I finally...