flying

  1. Sara Myers

    Registration is now open for TOP Flight 2020 with Vertigo™ Flying Effects & Theatrical Rigging!

    Registration is now open for TOP Flight 2020 with Vertigo™ Flying Effects & Theatrical Rigging! TOP Flight is an annual multi-day workshop which trains technicians, operators, and performers to install flying systems, operate flying equipment, and conduct flight choreography. In the past...
  2. Chris Rigby

    Vertigo Flying Company

    I'm getting ready to open Mary Poppins tonight and wanted to take a moment to give a shout-out to our flying company Vertigo. Install took place a few weeks ago and the entire process was awesome. Throughout pre-production, install, and rehearsals, our flying director took every pain to make...
  3. Chris Rigby

    Scenery Flying vs. Person Flying

    Over the next few months, I will assistant stage managing for a high school production of Mary Poppins. One of my specific responsibilities will be to oversee the flying in the show, both of the scenery and the people. We have obviously contracted with one of the many flying companies, which...
  4. juggler

    DIY person lift

    OK, so I'm new here. I work in an international secondary school (middle/high for you Americans). We have a reputation for producing grand musical productions and I suggested we fly Mary Poppins this year. I have suggested a zip line with a second cable controlling the descent speed. This could...
  5. Alex Williams

    Raising and Lowering Sharkstooth Gauze without Fly Space?

    Hi I'm technical manager for a production in a small local theatre and we have a shark tooth gauze we intend to have at the front front of the stage fixed to the front of the lighting grid above the stage. We need to use this gauze during the show for projection and effect but for other scenes...