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    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. chouston

    Are 3D printed props worth it?

    I am the technical director for the theatre dept. of a K - 12 school for LD students in Dallas. We are moving to a new, bigger campus in a little over a year and I have the opportunity to purchase all sorts of new technology. One thing I am considering is buying a 3D printer for the...
  3. Conner Jones

    Need advice on choosing an MFA program

    hello all, So I have been lucky enough to be accepted by two awesome colleges and I am having the difficult task of choosing between them. A great problem to have... but still a hard choice. The two places are NIU and U of I. Both have a lot of merits to their curriculum and both promise to...
  4. C

    Microphones Hearing Elementary Students

    Hey Y'all! First post, long time reader! I teach Elementary Drama, and we are preparing for our school musical. This is our 4th production, and every year we have trouble hearing students at one point or another. We have 8 wireless microphones that we will absolutely be using for the show...
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    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...
  6. Mark Warner

    Steps to take for contracted work

    I'm the Technical Director at an SPT that has a youth program that tours throughout the state and helps local schools without theatre programs. One of these schools recently approached me about about consulting with them on getting new lights and sound for their theatre (gymatorium). I...
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    Need help finding the right school

    I've been working in theater since high school and chose to attend a school for Theatre Technology and Design. The only issue is, most schools focus more on the design part, and only touch the technology part. Right now, I have no desire to design. I really enjoy entertainment electrician work...
  8. Steve McDonald

    Multimedia Technician @ Eastwood HS, Glasgow

    Hey folks! I am new to this forum and am delighted to be allowed in! ;) I've just taken over as Multimedia Technician at Eastwood High School in Newton Mearns, Glasgow. I started on 31st October - so still trying to find my footing as well as all the equipment I'm meant to have! lol I came...
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    FS: High End Systems StudioPix

    Hi All, I am selling my pair of HES StudioPix fixtures that are in great condition! These were manufactured in 2012 - Fixture 1 has no currently known issues and includes a road case (Pictured). Fixture 2 has a dead pixel - HES said that it might be a bad LED on the circuit board, or it may be...