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Wednesday, March 5
 

4:00pm

Showcasing Creatively
Knowing how to sift through all of the advice while maintaining a sense of creative identity in your portfolio can be quite a challenge. This workshop will focus on the most important thing...You.

Speakers
avatar for Brandon McWilliams

Brandon McWilliams

Assistant Professor of Costume Design, Louisiana State University
Brandon R. McWilliams holds a BFA in Theatre Studies from The University of Texas at Austin and an MFA in Costume Design from the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. He has designed costumes regionally for the Texas Shakespeare Festival, Swine Palace, Silver Spring Stage, Potomac Theatre... Read More →


Wednesday March 5, 2014 4:00pm - 5:15pm
CC 107 A

6:00pm

Design/Technical Convention Planning Meeting
Organizational meeting to discuss Design/Technical events hosted by the committee during Convention. All Design/Tech focused participants welcome.

Moderators
RO

Robert O’Leary

Florida School of the Arts School of the Arts
avatar for Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Associate Professor, Elon U
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Theatrical Design and Technology program at Elon University. He is a designer that has been working in theatre for over 20 years, designing in professional, academic, regional and community theatre across the county.

Wednesday March 5, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm
CC 107 A

8:00pm

Design/Tech Mixer
All techies and designers who work or study in any aspect of technical theatre or theatre design are welcome. Snacks and cash bar.

Sponsored by Barbizon Lighting and InterAmerica Stage.

Sponsors
avatar for Barbizon Lighting Company

Barbizon Lighting Company

Barbizon
Barbizon, in business since 1947, is the one-stop source for sales, service, installation and integration of lighting equipment and accessories for the Performing Arts, Themed Environments, Live Productions, Film and Television. We have more than 20,000 products in stocking locations... Read More →
avatar for InterAmerica Stage

InterAmerica Stage

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InterAmerica Stage, Inc., is a stage rigging and specialty equipment company that provides contracting, consulting, project management, design, fabrication, installation, and maintenance services for the broadcast and entertainment industries.Our experience allows us to work effectively... Read More →


Wednesday March 5, 2014 8:00pm - 9:30pm
RV Bon Secour Bllrm I, II
 
Thursday, March 6
 

9:00am

Color Theory and Lighting Effects
Discussion of the importance of understanding the different colors of white light and how it affects design choices for scenic, costume and lighting. Learn how we see color and create effects from fire and water to the Aurora Borealis.

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Makus

Rebecca Makus

Kennesaw State University
Rebecca M. K. Makus holds an M.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts and a B.A. from Smith College. She worked extensively in New York City for over 10 years including shows at Lincoln Center, the Mint Theatre, Dance New Amsterdam, Dance Theatre Workshop, P.S. 122, HERE Arts... Read More →
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Caroline Rault

Rosco
Caroline Rault began working with Rosco, in 2007, as the Dance Floor product manager. Her duties included developing new products, creating marketing opportunities and maintaining quality control. She held this position for two years before switching gears and moving back home to... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 9:00am - 10:15am
CC 201 A/B

9:00am

Design South: Technical Direction
Technical Directors from the southeast region present their work and answer questions relating to typical problems encountered in technical theatre.

Speakers
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Rick Mayfield

The University of Memphis
Rick is the Assistant Technical Director at The University of Memphis. He received his MFA in Theatre Technology from The University of Tennessee. His extensive background includes serving as a Technical Director/Assistant Professor at Florida State University, Technical Director/Lecturer... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 9:00am - 10:15am
CC 107 B

9:00am

Fabric Modification: Faux Batik
Batik is a beautiful wax resist dye technique. The challenge with working it into a production or class is that it is time intensive. This technique achieves the appearance, minus the time investment.

Speakers
avatar for Sharon Morgan

Sharon Morgan

Shop Manager/Cutter/Draper, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Sharon is the Costume Studio Supervisor and cutter/Draper at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She graduated from Jacksonville State University and earned her MFA at the University of Alabama. She is the owner of internationally known Altered Tyme Corsets and an independent... Read More →
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Amy Page

Amy Page is the Costume Director for the University of Alabama at Birmingham and an assistant professor of theatre. She received her MFA in Costume Production from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She served as a Draper for Playmakers Repertory Company and Carolina... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 9:00am - 10:15am
CC 106 B

9:00am

From Training to Landing Work: Hotwire Your Career
Industry professionals share cutting edge means to set you apart from the other 89,000 people applying for the tech/design job you want. Individualize your image to get work and keep working.

Speakers
avatar for Jane Childs

Jane Childs

Director, Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas
Best known as half of the team of "Don and Jane" and continuing The Legacy of Don at SILV developing better ways to train students on cutting edge technology and to be the best they can be. In addition to being Don's partner in all life brought, Jane has done translation for Ladislav... Read More →
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Ron Keller

Virginia Commonwealth University
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Julie Mausey

Altman Lighting
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Tommie Stewart

Alabama State University
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Tyler Voyles

Georgia State College


Thursday March 6, 2014 9:00am - 10:15am
CC 107 A

9:00am

Design/Technical Student Design & Craftsmanship Competition Schedule
. . . More than a Competition In addition to the design competitions, critiques, distinguished designer presentations and the annual award ceremony, there are over 66 workshops focusing on all aspects of design and technical production. Lighting sponsored by Magnum Companies.

 

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

CC – 107A
6:00PM-7:00PM  Design/Tech Committee Convention Planning Meeting - A meeting to finalize plans for the committee sponsored events. All Design/Tech focused participants are welcome.

RV – Bon Secour Bllrm I, II
8:30PM-9:30PM  Design/Tech Mixer  - All those who work or study any aspect of Theatre Design or Technical Theatre are welcome, including professionals, presenters, professors, commercial company reps and students. Snacks and cash bar.  

 

Thursday, March 6, 2014

CC – South Hall
9:00AM-11:00AM  Register student applicants, receive designs
11:00AM-2:00PM  Room closed for final set-up & pre-screening
12:30PM-5:00PM  Design Adjudicator’s walk-thru – closed to convention participants
6:30 PM – 8:00PM  Exhibit open
7:00PM-10:00PM  Designers’ Presentations & Discussion -  Lighting for Design Programming sponsored by Magnum Companies.

CC  - 170B
9:00AM-7:00PM   Workshops and Design South Presentations

 RV – Bon Secour Bllrm
7:00PM-10:00PM  Distinguished Designer Keynote Presentation  Meet our panel of distinguished designers as they discuss their careers, show examples of    their work, share their design process and take questions from the audience  .  Lighting for Design Programming sponsored by Magnum Companies. 

 
Friday, March 7, 2014
  (Schedule of adjudications may change pending # of entrants) 

CC – South Hall  
9:00AM - 8:00PM  Exhibit Open     

CC – 107B  
8:30AM-11:30AM  Juried Undergraduate Student Response - Responses by the Distinguished Designers
11:00AM – 1:00PM   Lunch
1:00PM-2:30PM  Properties & Craft Exhibit Response - Responses by the Distinguished Designers
3:00PM-5:00PM  Juried Graduate Student Response - Responses by the Distinguished Designers
5:30PM-7:30PM  Secondary Response Sessions (Concurrent for Scenic, Lighting and Costume) Responses to designs are offered by Design Faculty from SETC member schools.

RV – Bon Secour Bllrm   
8:30 PM  Design/Technical Competition Awards Ceremony—Everyone is Welcome! Competition Winners are announced. Cash bar.

 Saturday, March 8, 2014

CC – South Hall
9:00AM-NOON -Design Competition Display - Open to all Convention Attendees 

CC – South Hall
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM  Sound Designers Playback Session and Forum 

CC – 107A          
10:30AM-11:45AM  Design and Technical Business Meeting - The Design/Tech Committee’s annual business meeting. Anyone interested is welcomed and encouraged to attend!




Moderators
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Robert O’Leary

Florida School of the Arts School of the Arts
avatar for Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Associate Professor, Elon U
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Theatrical Design and Technology program at Elon University. He is a designer that has been working in theatre for over 20 years, designing in professional, academic, regional and community theatre across the county.

Speakers
avatar for Martin Izquierdo

Martin Izquierdo

SETC 2014 Costume Design Respondent
A Mexican, Californian and New Yorker, Izquierdo holds an advertising degree from California College of Arts and Crafts.  His expansive career includes exhibiting in the San Francisco Museum of Art, Theater Museum of Art; designing displays for Macys; and leading the art department... Read More →
avatar for Stan Pressner

Stan Pressner

SETC 2014 Lighting Design Respondent
Stan Pressner's designs have been found in the repertoires of, among others: New York City Ballet, Lyon Opera Ballet, Geneva Opera Ballet, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane, Ralph Lemon, Bayerische Staadtsballet, Boston Ballet, John Jasperse, Stephen Petronio and Netherlands Dance Theatre... Read More →
avatar for Donyale Werle

Donyale Werle

SETC Scenic Design Respondent
Donyale Werle is an accomplished scenic designer whose focus is on sustainable design practices for the stage. She has been awarded a Tony for Peter and the Starcatcher, an Obie for Sustained Excellence of Set Design, was a nominee for Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, among other honors... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 9:00am - Saturday March 8, 2014 12:00pm
CC South Hall

10:30am

CANCELED: Age Makeup Step-by-Step
A demonstration of the techniques used to turn an actor into a "tired 30" or a character of advanced age. Workshop for actors of any age, designers, directors or anyone interested in makeup for stage.

Speakers
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Esther Iverson

Valdosta State U
Esther Iverson is an Assistant Professor at Valdosta State University, Valdosta GA teaching Costume History, Costume Design, Costume Construction, Stage Makeup for Stage and Film and Advanced Makeup. She has presented workshops for colleges and universities,as well as high school... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
CC 107 A

10:30am

Design South:Sound Design
Showcase of professional, educational, and student design work in the southeast region.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Associate Professor, Elon U
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Theatrical Design and Technology program at Elon University. He is a designer that has been working in theatre for over 20 years, designing in professional, academic, regional and community theatre across the county.


Thursday March 6, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
CC 107 B

10:30am

Sketching, Rendering and Model Making for Theatre Designers
Twelve designers and technicians demonstrate skills in drawing, painting, model making, and soldering. Gather round the tables, try out a few new techniques and learn new skills.

Moderators
avatar for Marianne Custer

Marianne Custer

Costume Designer, Professor, University of Tennessee
Marianne Custer is resident costume designer at the Clarence Brown Theatre in Knoxville, Tennessee and head of the MFA design program at The University of Tennessee.   Her design credits include Broadway, regional theatre, the Municipal Theatre of Istanbul, Theatre Les Halles, Avignon... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Charlie Calvert

Charlie Calvert

KCACTF Region IV - Design, Technology, and Management Vice Chair, College of Charleston
Charlie Calvert is an Associate Professor of Scene Design.He is a member of United Scenic Artists and has designed scenery professionally for many theatre companies in New York City and across the country, including multiple projects at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, The Warehouse... Read More →
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Wayne Durst

Mississippi State University
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Julie Heneghan

Towson State U
avatar for Terry Jachimiak

Terry Jachimiak

Assistant Professor, Westminster College
Terry Dana Jachimiak II graduated with a BFA from Longwood College in Farmville, VA and an MFA in Scene Design from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. Terry currently teaches at Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA, and has also taught at Lynchburg College, Brevard College... Read More →
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Ron Keller

Virginia Commonwealth University
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Martha Marking

Costume/Makeup Design/Technology, Appalachian State University
Martha is an avid knitter, has crocheted, done crewelwork, smocking, cross stitching and many other hand needlework techniques. She published an article in TD&T entitled “Chain Mail Techniques from the Utah Shakespearean Festival. Professional credits include the Wisconsin Shakespeare... Read More →
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Eric Olson

Samford U
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Christopher Pickart

U of Tennessee Knoxville
avatar for Shannon Roberts

Shannon Roberts

Associate Professor of Scene Design, Clemson University
Shannon is a member of the design faculty at Clemson University and the faculty for directing certificate in the MFA Playwriting Program at Hollins University, and a member of USA 829. She is a freelance designer and scenic artist.
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Nate Sinnot

Southern Indiana U
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Jared Spears

The University of Mississippi
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Emily Strickland

Florida School of the Arts


Thursday March 6, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
CC 106 B

10:30am

The Limits of Unlimited: The Repertory Space
Designing and constructing a repertory set with limited time, budget and resources for the first time. Break down the daunting challenges faced by the student.

Speakers
avatar for John Houtler-McCoy

John Houtler-McCoy

Graduate Assistant, Indiana University
avatar for Reuben Lucas

Reuben Lucas

Indiana University
Reuben Lucas is the Assistant Professor of Scenic Design at Indiana University. His designs have been seen onstage at the Denver Center Theatre Company, National Theatre Conservatory, Theatre Aspen, Indiana Festival Theatre, Curious Theatre Company and others. Previously, he was the... Read More →
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Lauren Lusk

Indiana University
avatar for Meghan Potter

Meghan Potter

Technical Director, Texas Shakespeare Festival


Thursday March 6, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
CC 106 A

10:30am

Why Knot?
Knot tying is an important skill for a theatre technician to possess. Knowing the proper knot and how to use it will increase the safety and efficiency in almost every area of theatre technology.

Speakers
TN

Tracy Nunnally

Hall Associates Flying Effects
Tracy is the owner of Hall Associates Flying Effects, the president of NAAFED, and holds memberships in IATSE, USITT, EdTA, and ITA. He is an ETCP Certified Rigger - Arena & Theatre, an ETCP Recognized Trainer, and an ETCP Recognized Employer. In addition, Tracy is a tenured professor... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
CC South Hall - Workshop Space

12:00pm

Design South: Scenic Design
Showcase of professional, educational, and student design work in the southeast region.

Speakers
EO

Eric Olson

Samford U
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Christopher Pickart

U of Tennessee Knoxville
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Nate Sinnot

Southern Indiana U


Thursday March 6, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm
CC 107 B

12:00pm

Dynamic Fabric Choices for Costuming
Looking at examples of costumes, designers show how to layer fabrics, embellish fabrics, and create visual excitement in their costumes through the choice of the perfect fabric or fabrics.

Speakers
SG

Stacey Galloway

Assistant Professor of Costume Technology/Design, U of Florida
Stacey Galloway is Associate Professor of Costume Technology/Design at the University of Florida School of Theatre and Dance. She has worked as a costume designer, assistant, technician and shop manager at theatres such as Playwright's Horizons, New York Theatre Workshop, McCarter... Read More →
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Robin McGee

University of Florida
Robin L. McGee is a working designer and educator. Robin worked as a designer and an associate designer in New York City for 18 years before moving to Florida to teach at the University of Florida. She has designed for Broadway, Off Broadway, Regional theatre, Regional Opera, Dance... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm
CC 106 B

12:00pm

Emphasizing Production Feasibility to Avoid Common Pitfalls
Most instances of a production being over budget or over produced can be avoided by trusting the Technical Director to determine the feasibility of design and entrusting them with the power to say no.

Speakers
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David Glenn

Samford University
David Glenn is currently the Technical Director for the School of the Arts at Samford University. He served as the Technical Director of the University's 2640 seat concert hall for 10 years before joining the School of the Arts 5 years ago. Prior to working at Samford, he spent 3... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm
CC 106 A

12:00pm

Gel and Gobo Angst: The Psychology behind Expendables
Choosing gel and gobos can be nerve-wracking. Learn the psychology of color and what the universal language of line means to your audience.

Speakers
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Anne Willingham

The Bradfield Company
Anne L. Willingham is the Educational Outreach Director at Bradfield Stage Lighting and the resident lighting designer for Nashville Shakespeare Festival. She received a Bachelor of Interior Design from the School of Architecture at Auburn University and a Master of Fine Arts from... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm
CC 201 A/B

12:00pm

Running on Empty
Your "Well"€ is spent, and more is expected. Discover methods of renewal that will allow you to move forward while acknowledging emptiness as a key component to the creative process.

Speakers
avatar for Brandon McWilliams

Brandon McWilliams

Assistant Professor of Costume Design, Louisiana State University
Brandon R. McWilliams holds a BFA in Theatre Studies from The University of Texas at Austin and an MFA in Costume Design from the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. He has designed costumes regionally for the Texas Shakespeare Festival, Swine Palace, Silver Spring Stage, Potomac Theatre... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm
CC 107 A

1:00pm

Creating Design Renderings with ArtStudio on iPads
Explore techniques available with the ArtStudio App for iPad and how it can benefit the designer. iPad demonstration on projector will show it in action.

Speakers
avatar for Colleen Muscha

Colleen Muscha

Florida State University
Designed costumes at numerous professional theatres including: Utah, Alabama, Texas and Dallas Shakespeare Festivals; Milwaukee Repertory, Berkeley Repertory, Asolo Repertory Theatres; Actor's Theatre of Louisville, People's Light and Theatre Company. Noted actors designed for include... Read More →
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Matthew Pedersen

Florida State University


Thursday March 6, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
CC 106 B

1:00pm

Design South: Lighting
Showcase of professional, educational, and student design work in the southeast region.

Speakers
RO

Robert O’Leary

Florida School of the Arts School of the Arts


Thursday March 6, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
CC 107 B

1:00pm

Mask-Making Techniques
Create partial and full-head masks using materials from thermoplastics and polyfoam to paper mache. Discover what materials are best for low and high budget projects.

Speakers
MM

Mary McClung

Associate Professor of Costume Design, West Virginia University
Mary McClung is the Associate Professor of Costume Design at West Virginia University, School of Theater and Dance. She has designed costumes, puppets, and sets for theatre, video, and television. Companies include Disney, Children’s Television Workshop, Universal Studios, Dallas... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
CC 201 A/B

1:00pm

Tailoring 101: Techniques to Create Men's 19th Century Garments
Techniques, steps and examples presented in creating 19th century tailored menswear for the stage.

Speakers
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Martha Cooper

Florida State University
Martha H. Cooper is a tenured Associate Professor of Costume Technology at Florida State University and serves as Patterning Supervisor for School of Theatre productions. She has worked as a draper, costume shop manager and/or costume designer at numerous theatres, universities, and... Read More →
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Annie Rupprecht

Florida State University


Thursday March 6, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
CC 106 A

4:30pm

CANCELED: A Demonstration between Director and Designer
Demonstration of how directors and designers relate, communicate, and collaborate. Specific examples of that collaboration process will be presented.

Speakers
MM

Melissa Merz

Texas Tech University
Melissa Merz has worked as a costume designer for over 25 years. In that time, she has held several positions in several theatres including The Old Globe, San Diego; Theatre West Virginia; Dorset Summer Theatre Festival, VT; Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, MI; and others. She has also... Read More →
avatar for Todd Ristau

Todd Ristau

Director, Playwright's Lab at Hollins University, Hollins University
Todd Ristau designed and launched the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University and has served as program director since its launch in 2007. He is a distinguished graduate of the Iowa Playwright’s Workshop. His work has been performed in theatres across the U.S. and England... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 4:30pm - 5:20pm
CC 106 B

4:30pm

101 Ways to use Gaff Tape
Gaff tape is the most versatile tool for today's theatrical technician. Come learn about the other creative ways gaff tape can be used in theatre.

Speakers
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Jason Conner

Norcostco


Thursday March 6, 2014 4:30pm - 5:20pm
CC 107 A

4:30pm

Design South: Costumes
Showcase of professional, educational, and student design work in the southeast region.

Speakers
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Emily Strickland

Florida School of the Arts


Thursday March 6, 2014 4:30pm - 5:20pm
CC 107 B

4:30pm

Light Lab Participant Meeting
All technical and design disciplines are welcome to attend and explore the theatre lab. Participants will work on designs Thursday and Friday 6PM-11PM. Showcase of work is Saturday.

Speakers
avatar for Kenton Yeager

Kenton Yeager

Head, Graduate Lighting Design, Owner of Yeagerlabs, U of Tennessee Knoxville, Yeagarlabs
Professional Bio:Member United Scenic Artists 829Over the past 30 years, Kenton has designed or produced more than 600 events for Theatre, Dance, Music, The Corporate World, Weddings, Industrials, Churches, Festivals, and Tours both nationally and internationally. He is the owner... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 4:30pm - 5:20pm
RV Admiral Suite

4:30pm

Survey of Architectural Design Trends for Outdoor Theatres
The Institute of Outdoor Drama has commissioned a new survey by architects and theatre consultants of the most effective types of outdoor theatre facilities for permanent and portable stages.

Speakers
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Michael Hardy

Institute of Outdoor Drama
Prior to serving as Director of the Institute of Outdoor Drama at ECU, Hardy was General Manager of The Lost Colony in Roanoke Island, and served in executive roles in non-profit arts organizations for 40 years in addition to his consulting work and volunteer services to the field... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 4:30pm - 5:20pm
CC 106 A

4:30pm

Write It Up! Theatre Technology Articles
A discussion featuring the Editor of SETC's Outside the Box and the Co-Chair of USITT's Tech Expo Committee. Each will discuss how to get published in their respective publications.

Speakers
avatar for Larry Cook

Larry Cook

Associate Professor of Theatre, U of North Georgia Gainesville
Larry Cook teaches at the University of North Georgia and Brenau University in Gainesville, GA., home of the Gainesville Theatre Alliance. Larry earned an MFA in Theatre - Design and Technology at the University of Georgia in 1992, (where he also taught from 1993-1999) and a BS in... Read More →
avatar for Justin Walsh

Justin Walsh

Technical Director, Murray State U
Justin P. Walsh (Technical Director) is a tenured professor at Murray State University and has been working professionally in theatre since 1994. He earned his MFA at West Virginia University and his BFA at Miami University. Some of the places he has worked in the past include: Alabama... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 4:30pm - 5:20pm
CC 201 A/B

5:30pm

Design South: Costume & Prop Technology
Costume technologists and props artisans will present samples of recent work.

Speakers
SG

Stacey Galloway

Assistant Professor of Costume Technology/Design, U of Florida
Stacey Galloway is Associate Professor of Costume Technology/Design at the University of Florida School of Theatre and Dance. She has worked as a costume designer, assistant, technician and shop manager at theatres such as Playwright's Horizons, New York Theatre Workshop, McCarter... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 5:30pm - 6:45pm
CC 107 B

5:30pm

Effective Portfolios: How to Represent Yourself and Your Work
Workshop geared to helping young designers, technicians and artisans prepare portfolios that represent their work and growth potential. For anyone preparing for university or employment.

Speakers
KJ

Kendra Johnson

Clemson University
avatar for Matthew Leckenbusch

Matthew Leckenbusch

Clemson University
Matthew Leckenbusch is the Technical Director for the Clemson University Theater Department. He is also a freelance lighting designer and carpenter in theatre, dance and video.
avatar for Tony Penna

Tony Penna

Tony Penna is a lighting designer who works regularly with Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Warehouse Theatre, and Lean Ensemble Theatre. He teaches stage lighting, stage management, and computer drafting at Clemson Univeristy where he also serves as Director of Theatre.
avatar for Shannon Roberts

Shannon Roberts

Associate Professor of Scene Design, Clemson University
Shannon is a member of the design faculty at Clemson University and the faculty for directing certificate in the MFA Playwriting Program at Hollins University, and a member of USA 829. She is a freelance designer and scenic artist.


Thursday March 6, 2014 5:30pm - 6:45pm
CC 106 B

5:30pm

Introduction to Motor Drives for Automation
Motor drives are typically the core of most automated motion control systems. Workshop will help simplify the terminology, operation, and selection of a drive for a typical motion system.

Speakers
avatar for Franklin deCelle

Franklin deCelle

Technical Director/Associate Professor, The U of Alabama
As Associate Professor, Technical Director, and Electrical Engineer specializing in entertainment technology and automation, Randy teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in traditional and technology based topics within entertainment production. He serves as a production advisor... Read More →
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Andrew O'Neal

The University of Alabama


Thursday March 6, 2014 5:30pm - 6:45pm
CC 106 A

5:30pm

Introduction to Techniques for Basic Stage Makeup
Demonstration of introductory techniques for applying basic makeup for stage productions. Questions and discussions during and after the demonstration are encouraged.

Speakers
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Marie Estes

Norcostco


Thursday March 6, 2014 5:30pm - 6:45pm
CC 201 A/B

6:30pm

Design/Technical Competition Open
Design Competition displays open to all convention attendees.

Moderators
RO

Robert O’Leary

Florida School of the Arts School of the Arts
avatar for Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Associate Professor, Elon U
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Theatrical Design and Technology program at Elon University. He is a designer that has been working in theatre for over 20 years, designing in professional, academic, regional and community theatre across the county.

Thursday March 6, 2014 6:30pm - 8:00pm
CC South Hall

7:00pm

Accurate Shadow Casting: Solving the Mystery!
Once you grasp the basic concepts, you will be able to render objects with realistic shadows that anchor your drawings and help them look 3D. Participants should bring a drawing pencil and eraser.

Speakers
avatar for Daniel Backlund

Daniel Backlund

Sewanee: The University of the South, 903
Dan is a Professor of Theatre Arts at Sewanee where he teaches scenic design, lighting design, scenic art, construction, CAD, model making, and Asian theatre. Since 1976, Dan has worked as a designer, scenic artist, and technician for more than 525 projects in eighteen states and... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 7:00pm - 8:15pm
CC 201 A/B

7:00pm

CANCELED: 3-Dimensional Makeup for Stage and Halloween- Zombies and Creatures
How can you use a basic student kit to do 3-dimensional makeup for stage characters or for your next Halloween party? Learn to easily create zombies, creatures, age makeup, bruises, burns, cuts or bullet holes.

Speakers
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Esther Iverson

Valdosta State U
Esther Iverson is an Assistant Professor at Valdosta State University, Valdosta GA teaching Costume History, Costume Design, Costume Construction, Stage Makeup for Stage and Film and Advanced Makeup. She has presented workshops for colleges and universities,as well as high school... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 7:00pm - 8:15pm
CC 106 B

7:00pm

Laterally Moving Revolve: Motorized Wagon or Turntable?
Why not both? We built and motorized a twenty foot turntable that also moved across the stage. Come and see how it was built from concept to completion.

Speakers
avatar for David Stellhorn

David Stellhorn

TD and Head of Design/Tech BFA program, State U of New York Fredonia
David Stellhorn is an Assistant Professor and Technical Director at the State University of New York in Fredonia. He taught for eight years as the Technical Director at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. Prior to that, he was the Assistant Technical Director at... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 7:00pm - 8:15pm
CC 106 A

7:00pm

Necessity Is the Mother of Invention in the Costume Shop
What are those "necessary inventions" that save us time, money and sometimes frustration when constructing costumes? Topics include animal skins, corsets and insignia.

Speakers
KJ

Kathy Jaremski

Christopher Newport University
Kathy Jaremski is an associate professor at Christopher Newport University where she teaches costume design, stage makeup and rendering. She has designed for educational and professional theatres as well as commercial venues. Currently she is working on fashion and its relationship... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 7:00pm - 8:15pm
CC 107 B

7:00pm

Design Keynote Presentations:
Meet our panel of distinguished designers as they discuss their careers, show examples of  their work, share their design process and take questions from the audience.

Moderators
RO

Robert O’Leary

Florida School of the Arts School of the Arts
avatar for Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Associate Professor, Elon U
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Theatrical Design and Technology program at Elon University. He is a designer that has been working in theatre for over 20 years, designing in professional, academic, regional and community theatre across the county.

Speakers
avatar for Martin Izquierdo

Martin Izquierdo

SETC 2014 Costume Design Respondent
A Mexican, Californian and New Yorker, Izquierdo holds an advertising degree from California College of Arts and Crafts.  His expansive career includes exhibiting in the San Francisco Museum of Art, Theater Museum of Art; designing displays for Macys; and leading the art department... Read More →
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Stan Pressner

SETC 2014 Lighting Design Respondent
Stan Pressner's designs have been found in the repertoires of, among others: New York City Ballet, Lyon Opera Ballet, Geneva Opera Ballet, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane, Ralph Lemon, Bayerische Staadtsballet, Boston Ballet, John Jasperse, Stephen Petronio and Netherlands Dance Theatre... Read More →
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Donyale Werle

SETC Scenic Design Respondent
Donyale Werle is an accomplished scenic designer whose focus is on sustainable design practices for the stage. She has been awarded a Tony for Peter and the Starcatcher, an Obie for Sustained Excellence of Set Design, was a nominee for Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, among other honors... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm
RV Bon Secour Bllrm
 
Friday, March 7
 

8:00am

USITT Southeast Section Business Meeting
Meeting of the Southeast Section of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT), the association of design, production and technology professionals in the performing arts and entertainment industry.

Speakers

Friday March 7, 2014 8:00am - 8:50am
CC 107 A

8:30am

Design/Technical Competition - Juried Undergraduate Student Response
Responses by the Distinguished Designers

Moderators
RO

Robert O’Leary

Florida School of the Arts School of the Arts
avatar for Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Associate Professor, Elon U
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Theatrical Design and Technology program at Elon University. He is a designer that has been working in theatre for over 20 years, designing in professional, academic, regional and community theatre across the county.

Speakers
avatar for Martin Izquierdo

Martin Izquierdo

SETC 2014 Costume Design Respondent
A Mexican, Californian and New Yorker, Izquierdo holds an advertising degree from California College of Arts and Crafts.  His expansive career includes exhibiting in the San Francisco Museum of Art, Theater Museum of Art; designing displays for Macys; and leading the art department... Read More →
avatar for Stan Pressner

Stan Pressner

SETC 2014 Lighting Design Respondent
Stan Pressner's designs have been found in the repertoires of, among others: New York City Ballet, Lyon Opera Ballet, Geneva Opera Ballet, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane, Ralph Lemon, Bayerische Staadtsballet, Boston Ballet, John Jasperse, Stephen Petronio and Netherlands Dance Theatre... Read More →
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Donyale Werle

SETC Scenic Design Respondent
Donyale Werle is an accomplished scenic designer whose focus is on sustainable design practices for the stage. She has been awarded a Tony for Peter and the Starcatcher, an Obie for Sustained Excellence of Set Design, was a nominee for Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, among other honors... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 8:30am - 11:30am
CC 107 B

8:30am

Design/Technical Competition Open
Design Competition displays open to all convention attendees.

Moderators
RO

Robert O’Leary

Florida School of the Arts School of the Arts
avatar for Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Associate Professor, Elon U
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Theatrical Design and Technology program at Elon University. He is a designer that has been working in theatre for over 20 years, designing in professional, academic, regional and community theatre across the county.

Speakers
avatar for Martin Izquierdo

Martin Izquierdo

SETC 2014 Costume Design Respondent
A Mexican, Californian and New Yorker, Izquierdo holds an advertising degree from California College of Arts and Crafts.  His expansive career includes exhibiting in the San Francisco Museum of Art, Theater Museum of Art; designing displays for Macys; and leading the art department... Read More →
avatar for Stan Pressner

Stan Pressner

SETC 2014 Lighting Design Respondent
Stan Pressner's designs have been found in the repertoires of, among others: New York City Ballet, Lyon Opera Ballet, Geneva Opera Ballet, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane, Ralph Lemon, Bayerische Staadtsballet, Boston Ballet, John Jasperse, Stephen Petronio and Netherlands Dance Theatre... Read More →
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Donyale Werle

SETC Scenic Design Respondent
Donyale Werle is an accomplished scenic designer whose focus is on sustainable design practices for the stage. She has been awarded a Tony for Peter and the Starcatcher, an Obie for Sustained Excellence of Set Design, was a nominee for Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, among other honors... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 8:30am - 8:00pm
CC South Hall

9:00am

Casting and Molding, the Art of Hot Glue
Learn molding and casting methods using a variety of materials including hot glue, Alja-Safe, and Flex Foam. Hands on demonstration at the end.

Speakers
avatar for Terry Jachimiak

Terry Jachimiak

Assistant Professor, Westminster College
Terry Dana Jachimiak II graduated with a BFA from Longwood College in Farmville, VA and an MFA in Scene Design from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. Terry currently teaches at Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA, and has also taught at Lynchburg College, Brevard College... Read More →
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Evelyn Pearson

Tennessee Repertory Theatre


Friday March 7, 2014 9:00am - 10:15am
CC 107 A

9:00am

Diary of an Automation Junkie
We love automation. We love talking about automation. Most importantly, we love sharing our expertise in automation. Diary of an Automation Junkie is a humorous and educational tour through the basic principles of scenic automation. Attendees learn how to get from design drawings to sophisticated, computer-controlled motion on stage.


Friday March 7, 2014 9:00am - 10:15am
RV Admiral Suite

9:00am

Hands-On Design: Creating Found-Object 'Costumes'
Understand and learn the principles of design by creating found-object "costumes" using simple but unconventional materials. This is a hands-on workshop.

Speakers
SG

Stacey Galloway

Assistant Professor of Costume Technology/Design, U of Florida
Stacey Galloway is Associate Professor of Costume Technology/Design at the University of Florida School of Theatre and Dance. She has worked as a costume designer, assistant, technician and shop manager at theatres such as Playwright's Horizons, New York Theatre Workshop, McCarter... Read More →
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Robin McGee

University of Florida
Robin L. McGee is a working designer and educator. Robin worked as a designer and an associate designer in New York City for 18 years before moving to Florida to teach at the University of Florida. She has designed for Broadway, Off Broadway, Regional theatre, Regional Opera, Dance... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 9:00am - 10:15am
CC 106 A

10:00am

MASTERCLASS: Interactive Projection Design Techniques in Isadora Using New Media Devices - Part I
An advanced workshop for theatre professionals who are interested in using modern media devices such as the Nintendo Wii, Leap Motion, Kinect and iPhones for interactive theatre with a focus on projections and interactive cues. This is a two part session. Cost $40, limit 15 participants. Check SETC registration for availability.

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Pagano

Patrick Pagano

Digital Worlds Institute, U of Florida
Patrick Pagano joined the Digital Worlds Institute in 2007 as a Digital Media Engineer and Faculty member. He uses a multidisciplinary approach integrating the technological fields of computer science, video, audio, and photography, within a digital praxis. Mr. Pagano has over 17... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
CC 106 B

10:30am

Become a Writer or Editorial Board Member for Southern Theatre, SETC's Popular Magazine
This meeting will provide general information on Southern Theatre magazine, including types of stories sought, submission methods, and how to become an editorial board member for SETC's year-round publication. Participants are encouraged to bring story ideas to the meeting. Open to all.

Speakers
avatar for Denise Halbach

Denise Halbach

Freelance Director and Actress
Carpe Diva!
avatar for Deanna Thompson

Deanna Thompson

Publications Editor, SETC


Friday March 7, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
RV Bay Pointe Suite

10:30am

Costume Design for Mardi Gras Royalty
Homer McClure, designer to Mobile Mardi Gras Royalty, discusses the design process and the craftsmanship needed for creating jeweled costumes, mantles, and trains for the annual carnival festivities.

Speakers
HM

Homer McClure

Mardi Gras Costume Designer


Friday March 7, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
CC 106 A

10:30am

iPad Art: Designing Digitally for the Theatre
Create designs digitally - starting with research and continuing through programs such as Procreate and Artrage, before culminating in a complete design. All done on a simple tablet.

Speakers
avatar for Terry Jachimiak

Terry Jachimiak

Assistant Professor, Westminster College
Terry Dana Jachimiak II graduated with a BFA from Longwood College in Farmville, VA and an MFA in Scene Design from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. Terry currently teaches at Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA, and has also taught at Lynchburg College, Brevard College... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
CC 107 A

10:30am

Small Budget High Tech: Inspiring Creative Theatrical Solutionstrical solutions
Want to learn how to turn that pile of spare parts into a useful piece of theatrical technology? Discover a scissor lift to move props, a rewritable props table, low cost fake fire, and many more.

Speakers
avatar for Rob Berls

Rob Berls

U of North Carolina Asheville
Rob Berls is an associate professor of scenic design and technical direction and the University of North Carolina Asheville. He has many professional and academic credits including the Southern Appalachian Reparatory Theatre, Summer Circle Theatre, and North Carolina Stage Company... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
RV Admiral Suite

12:00pm

Aging Made Easy
One great thing about acting in high school theatre is that you can play - which means you'd better look any age! Demonstration will cover the different stages of aging and show how to accomplish the look of any age, on any stage.

Speakers
avatar for Gene Flaharty

Gene Flaharty

Education / Theatre Specialist, Mehron Inc
Gene Flaharty, Makeup Artist/Instructor, has been doing professional makeup for TV, Film, print, and theatre for over 36 years. He enjoys teaching at a local college and doing makeup on celebrities like Martin Short, Dee Wallace Stone and David Ogden Stiers. He has designed over 200... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm
CC 201 A/B

12:00pm

Exploring Non-Western Theatre: Practicing and Teaching Stage Design in India
Introduction of how stage design is taught in contemporary India. Explore the role of scene design in Indian theatre while focusing on the methods used by the National School of Drama.

Speakers
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Anita Easterling

U of North Carolina Charlotte
Anita Tripathi Easterling is the Assistant Professor of Scene Design at UNC Charlotte, where she teaches scene design, scene painting, stage properties, model making, and portfolio/resume development. Prior to joining the faculty Anita was the Resident Scene Designer of the Virginia... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm
CC 106 B

12:00pm

Outside the Box: Design-Tech Solutions
Outside the Box is an annual workshop at SETC devoted to exploring low-cost, low-tech, or time-saving solutions to production challenges.

Speakers
avatar for Larry Cook

Larry Cook

Associate Professor of Theatre, U of North Georgia Gainesville
Larry Cook teaches at the University of North Georgia and Brenau University in Gainesville, GA., home of the Gainesville Theatre Alliance. Larry earned an MFA in Theatre - Design and Technology at the University of Georgia in 1992, (where he also taught from 1993-1999) and a BS in... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm
CC 106 A

1:00pm

10 Things to Know about LEDs
Seminar explains what LEDs are, how they can be used, what to expect and how to enhance your stage design with the newest technology.

Speakers
BH

Bobby Harrell

Product Specialist, Philips Entertainment
Bobby has been a Lighting Designer and Programmer working in theatre, opera, dance and industrials since 1985 and worked on Broadway for a decade. Now he works for Philips Entertainment as their Product Specialist to work with entertainment lighting practitioners that dedicate themselves... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
CC 106 A

1:00pm

Crepe Hair Application
Crepe hair is a great way to bring a character to life with simple makeup application. This workshop demonstrates the fundamentals of crepe hair application.

Speakers
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Marie Estes

Norcostco


Friday March 7, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
RV Riverboat Suite

1:00pm

Is Graduate School in Your Future? Straight Talk for Design/Techs
Professional Designers from URTA schools discuss the do's and don'ts of Graduate School, including preparing portfolios, preparing for interviews, and how technology has changed the game.

Speakers
TN

Tracy Nunnally

Hall Associates Flying Effects
Tracy is the owner of Hall Associates Flying Effects, the president of NAAFED, and holds memberships in IATSE, USITT, EdTA, and ITA. He is an ETCP Certified Rigger - Arena & Theatre, an ETCP Recognized Trainer, and an ETCP Recognized Employer. In addition, Tracy is a tenured professor... Read More →
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Christopher Pickart

U of Tennessee Knoxville
UO

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 816


Friday March 7, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
RV Admiral Suite

1:00pm

Painting the Gown: Fabric Painting Tips and Tricks
Panel of costumers talk about fabric painting and dyeing techniques they have used in recent productions.

Speakers
CH

Carey Hanson

U of Mississippi
Associate professor of Costume Design at the University of Mississippi. Her costume work has covered a wide range of theatre, dance, opera, musical theatre, and theatre for youth. Carey has worked professionally with The Santa Fe Opera, Utah Opera, Utah Festival Opera, Unicorn Children's... Read More →
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Sherry Harper-McCombs

Resident Costume Designer, Dickinson College
Sherry Harper-McCombs is the Resident Costume Designer at Dickinson College and has been working as a costumer for more years than she cares to think about at this point. She has worked for numerous theatres including Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Media Center for the Performing Arts... Read More →
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Heather Hogg

Director of Costume, U of Richmond
Heather Hogg, is a costumer, artist and technician for theatre, dance and film. Her work includes costuming and tailoring for the films Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, Ithaca, the AMC series Turn, and the PBS series Mercy Street. Through a Partners in the Arts grant she designed... Read More →
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Mary McClung

Associate Professor of Costume Design, West Virginia University
Mary McClung is the Associate Professor of Costume Design at West Virginia University, School of Theater and Dance. She has designed costumes, puppets, and sets for theatre, video, and television. Companies include Disney, Children’s Television Workshop, Universal Studios, Dallas... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
CC 106 B

1:00pm

Design/Technical Competition - Properties & Craft Response
Responses by the Distinguished Designers.

Moderators
RO

Robert O’Leary

Florida School of the Arts School of the Arts
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Michael Smith

Associate Professor, Elon U
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Theatrical Design and Technology program at Elon University. He is a designer that has been working in theatre for over 20 years, designing in professional, academic, regional and community theatre across the county.

Speakers
avatar for Martin Izquierdo

Martin Izquierdo

SETC 2014 Costume Design Respondent
A Mexican, Californian and New Yorker, Izquierdo holds an advertising degree from California College of Arts and Crafts.  His expansive career includes exhibiting in the San Francisco Museum of Art, Theater Museum of Art; designing displays for Macys; and leading the art department... Read More →
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Stan Pressner

SETC 2014 Lighting Design Respondent
Stan Pressner's designs have been found in the repertoires of, among others: New York City Ballet, Lyon Opera Ballet, Geneva Opera Ballet, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane, Ralph Lemon, Bayerische Staadtsballet, Boston Ballet, John Jasperse, Stephen Petronio and Netherlands Dance Theatre... Read More →
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Donyale Werle

SETC Scenic Design Respondent
Donyale Werle is an accomplished scenic designer whose focus is on sustainable design practices for the stage. She has been awarded a Tony for Peter and the Starcatcher, an Obie for Sustained Excellence of Set Design, was a nominee for Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, among other honors... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 1:00pm - 2:30pm
CC 107 B

3:00pm

Design/Technical Competition - Juried Graduate Student Response
Responses by the Distinguished Designers

Moderators
RO

Robert O’Leary

Florida School of the Arts School of the Arts
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Michael Smith

Associate Professor, Elon U
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Theatrical Design and Technology program at Elon University. He is a designer that has been working in theatre for over 20 years, designing in professional, academic, regional and community theatre across the county.

Speakers
avatar for Martin Izquierdo

Martin Izquierdo

SETC 2014 Costume Design Respondent
A Mexican, Californian and New Yorker, Izquierdo holds an advertising degree from California College of Arts and Crafts.  His expansive career includes exhibiting in the San Francisco Museum of Art, Theater Museum of Art; designing displays for Macys; and leading the art department... Read More →
RO

Robert O’Leary

Florida School of the Arts School of the Arts
avatar for Stan Pressner

Stan Pressner

SETC 2014 Lighting Design Respondent
Stan Pressner's designs have been found in the repertoires of, among others: New York City Ballet, Lyon Opera Ballet, Geneva Opera Ballet, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane, Ralph Lemon, Bayerische Staadtsballet, Boston Ballet, John Jasperse, Stephen Petronio and Netherlands Dance Theatre... Read More →
avatar for Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Associate Professor, Elon U
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Theatrical Design and Technology program at Elon University. He is a designer that has been working in theatre for over 20 years, designing in professional, academic, regional and community theatre across the county.
avatar for Donyale Werle

Donyale Werle

SETC Scenic Design Respondent
Donyale Werle is an accomplished scenic designer whose focus is on sustainable design practices for the stage. She has been awarded a Tony for Peter and the Starcatcher, an Obie for Sustained Excellence of Set Design, was a nominee for Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, among other honors... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 3:00pm - 5:00pm
CC 107 B

4:00pm

CANCELED:Creating 18th Century Wigs That Work
Techniques for using wigs that have no other use to create 18th century wigs and how to create your own white wigs appropriate to each style you want to use and making sure they fit!

Speakers
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Suzy Campbell

Kent State U
A designer who has had to do it all-from costuming elephants to creating the Cleveland Indians Mascot, Slider. She is also a scenic designer/prop master. She prides herself on designing outside the box and is currently working on a premier opera, "Nova", which is loosely based on... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 4:00pm - 5:15pm
CC 106 A

4:00pm

Theatre Technical Stuff: Maintenance, Trouble Shooting and Operation Basics
Presentation covers some often overlooked basics of stage lighting and technical theatre. For HS students/teachers. May be applicable for some entering 1st or 2nd year of college.

Speakers
RD

Rob Dillard

Barbizon Lighting, Atlanta
Barbizon Systems Integrator for 6 years. Prior to that project manager and field service technician. Freelance lighting designer active in the Atlanta area 2002-Present. Worked in some technical capacity from 1989 to present for: Actors Theatre of Louisville, Alliance Theatre, Georgia... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 4:00pm - 5:15pm
CC 202 A/B

4:00pm

Upcycle Design: Making Something from Thrift Store Nothing
Participants will learn strategies for reusing and rethinking thrift store finds for costume design, focused on simple construction and innovative solutions. A hands-on project will be included.

Speakers
EB

Elisa Bierschenk

Troy U
Elisa Bierschenk is Assistant Professor of Costume Design at Troy University in Troy, Alabama where she teaches courses in costume design and technology, as well as designing costumes for both theatre and dance productions. She earned her BFA from Texas Tech University and her MFA... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 4:00pm - 5:15pm
CC 107 A

4:00pm

MASTERCLASS: Interactive Projection Design Techniques in Isadora Using New Media Devices - Part II
An advanced workshop for theatre professionals who are interested in using modern media devices such as the Nintendo Wii, Leap Motion, Kinect and iPhones for interactive theatre with a focus on projections and interactive cues. Cost $40. Check SETC registration for availability.

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Pagano

Patrick Pagano

Digital Worlds Institute, U of Florida
Patrick Pagano joined the Digital Worlds Institute in 2007 as a Digital Media Engineer and Faculty member. He uses a multidisciplinary approach integrating the technological fields of computer science, video, audio, and photography, within a digital praxis. Mr. Pagano has over 17... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 4:00pm - 6:00pm
CC 106 B

5:30pm

Eureka! The Genesis of a Lighting Console
Witness the process from conception to market using real-world examples from a recently released lighting console. See how engineering, marketing and software development all influence the design.

Speakers
RB

Robert Bell

Pathway Connectivity Solutions
Robert Bell is the author of the book Let There Be Light and is the Controls Product Manager for Pathway Connectivity Solutions. He is best known for his involvement with WYSIWYG and the concepts of Abstract Control of Intelligent Lighting Fixtures. Robert sits on PLASA’s Control Protocols Working Group and is a board member for the Wally Russell Foundation... Read More →
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Bobby Harrell

Product Specialist, Philips Entertainment
Bobby has been a Lighting Designer and Programmer working in theatre, opera, dance and industrials since 1985 and worked on Broadway for a decade. Now he works for Philips Entertainment as their Product Specialist to work with entertainment lighting practitioners that dedicate themselves... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 5:30pm - 6:45pm
CC 106 A

5:30pm

The All-In-One Technical Theatre Instructor
How do you balance teaching a full load of tech theatre classes and still manage to design, construct, light and sound design a show yourself? It's not easy, but it can be done. Come find out how.

Speakers
avatar for Terry Jachimiak

Terry Jachimiak

Assistant Professor, Westminster College
Terry Dana Jachimiak II graduated with a BFA from Longwood College in Farmville, VA and an MFA in Scene Design from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. Terry currently teaches at Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA, and has also taught at Lynchburg College, Brevard College... Read More →
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Dale Pickard

Assistant Professor of Lighting and Sound, Austin Peay State U
Dale Pickard is the Assistant Professor of Lighting and Sound Design at Austin Peay State University. She has worked as a Lighting Designer for theatre across the country.


Friday March 7, 2014 5:30pm - 6:45pm
CC 107 A

5:30pm

The Zen of Creative Thinking
The "joy" of designing comes from the capacity to create. Panel will present methods designed to jumpstart creative thinking. Students and educators are invited to heighten their creative abilities.

Speakers
EC

EunJin Cho

Louisiana State U
WM

William Marshall

U of Arkansas Little Rock
William Marshall has been an educator for the past twenty-six years and has served on the faculties of Swarthmore College, Kenyon College and the University Of Arkansas at Little Rock. His Philadelphia theatre credits include: Peoples Light and Theatre Company, A Village Fable, Sacco... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 5:30pm - 6:45pm
CC 202 A/B

5:30pm

Design/Technical Competition - Secondary Response Sessions (Concurrent for Scenic, Lighting and Costume)inal

Responses to designs are offered by Design Faculty from SETC member schools.


Moderators
RO

Robert O’Leary

Florida School of the Arts School of the Arts
avatar for Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Associate Professor, Elon U
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Theatrical Design and Technology program at Elon University. He is a designer that has been working in theatre for over 20 years, designing in professional, academic, regional and community theatre across the county.

Speakers
avatar for Martin Izquierdo

Martin Izquierdo

SETC 2014 Costume Design Respondent
A Mexican, Californian and New Yorker, Izquierdo holds an advertising degree from California College of Arts and Crafts.  His expansive career includes exhibiting in the San Francisco Museum of Art, Theater Museum of Art; designing displays for Macys; and leading the art department... Read More →
avatar for Stan Pressner

Stan Pressner

SETC 2014 Lighting Design Respondent
Stan Pressner's designs have been found in the repertoires of, among others: New York City Ballet, Lyon Opera Ballet, Geneva Opera Ballet, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane, Ralph Lemon, Bayerische Staadtsballet, Boston Ballet, John Jasperse, Stephen Petronio and Netherlands Dance Theatre... Read More →
avatar for Donyale Werle

Donyale Werle

SETC Scenic Design Respondent
Donyale Werle is an accomplished scenic designer whose focus is on sustainable design practices for the stage. She has been awarded a Tony for Peter and the Starcatcher, an Obie for Sustained Excellence of Set Design, was a nominee for Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, among other honors... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 5:30pm - 7:30pm
CC 107 B

6:00pm

Light Lab Working Session II
Students participating in the Light Lab sessions use this time to explore and work on their projects with supervision.

Speakers
avatar for Kenton Yeager

Kenton Yeager

Head, Graduate Lighting Design, Owner of Yeagerlabs, U of Tennessee Knoxville, Yeagarlabs
Professional Bio:Member United Scenic Artists 829Over the past 30 years, Kenton has designed or produced more than 600 events for Theatre, Dance, Music, The Corporate World, Weddings, Industrials, Churches, Festivals, and Tours both nationally and internationally. He is the owner... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 6:00pm - 11:00pm
CC North Hall

6:30pm

Masks of Mardi Gras
Try using Worbla to create masks of the carnival season in the Masks of Mardi Gras. Limited to 25 participants.

Moderators
avatar for Freddy Clements

Freddy Clements

Professor/ Costume Designer, Jacksonville State U
Freddy Clements is currently a Professor of Drama/Faculty Costume Designer at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville Alabama. He holds a BA in English/Theatre from Emory & Henry College, VA 84 and an MFA in Costume design from Virginia Commonwealth University, VA 88. He has... Read More →
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Sharon Morgan

U of Alabama Tuscaloosa

Friday March 7, 2014 6:30pm - 8:30pm
BH Bienville Square

7:00pm

Stage Makeup: Hands on Practical in Casting and latex Special Effects Part I
A practical introduction to casting makeup appliances. This double workshop will allow participants to create their own appliances and take away their own stage make-up kit. Workshop spreads over two days and with a materials fee of $55.00. Check SETC registration for availability.

Speakers
avatar for Mike Hudson

Mike Hudson

SETC Vice-President of States, Centreville HS
Mike Hudson has been a high school teacher for the past 32 years. He has taught Theatre at Centreville High School, in Clifton, VA., for the last 22 years. He has been a member of the Virginia Theatre Association since 1992, serving as Secondary Chair and President of the organization... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 7:00pm - 8:15pm
CC 106 B

7:00pm

Trompe l'Oeil to Chiaroscuro: Power over the Dark Side
Study the effect light has in creating shape and texture. Hands-on techniques will be taught so you can replicate the power of light on 2D and 3D surfaces.

Speakers
CM

Celeste Morris

Gainesville Theatre Alliance
Celeste Morris is an Associate Professor with the University of North Georgia (Gainesville Theatre Alliance.) She worked for 12 years as a professional scenic artist throughout the southeast. Though she teaches in all areas of theatre, she is most happy when found with paintbrush... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 7:00pm - 8:15pm
CC 106 A

7:00pm

Twelve Things You Need to Know to Get a Tech Job
Covering topics like taxes, budgets, unions and self-promotion, this workshop intends to give new graduates a leg up in the quest for employment post-graduation.

Speakers
AW

Anne Willingham

The Bradfield Company
Anne L. Willingham is the Educational Outreach Director at Bradfield Stage Lighting and the resident lighting designer for Nashville Shakespeare Festival. She received a Bachelor of Interior Design from the School of Architecture at Auburn University and a Master of Fine Arts from... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 7:00pm - 8:15pm
CC 202 A/B

7:00pm

We Have a Quest! 'Spamalot' Costume Challenges
When the "Holy Hand Grenade" hits the fan, how can you creatively address the costume challenges of "Spamalot?" Panelists from university, summer theatre, and community theatre discuss solutions.

Speakers
AH

Amy Holroyd

U of North Carolina Greensboro
Amy Holroyd is currently the Costume Studio Manager at UNCG. Previously she worked at Children's Theatre of Charlotte as Costume Shop Manager and George Street Playhouse as Costume Shop Asst. She has a BA in Theatre from UNC-Charlotte and also attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School's... Read More →
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Jennifer Matthews

Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance, Sewanee: U of the South
Jennifer is Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of the South in Sewanee, TN, where she has designed costumes for Cabaret, The Threepenny Opera, The Importance of Being Ernest, and others. She has also designed scenery for Loveâ„¢s Labours Lost, Lysist... Read More →
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Heidi O'Hare

U of North Carolina Charlotte
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Vicki Qualls

U of the South Sewanee


Friday March 7, 2014 7:00pm - 8:15pm
CC 107 A

8:30pm

Design/Techincal Awards Ceremony
Join the Design/Technical community to celebrate the achievements of all Design Competition award winners. Cash bar.

Design Competition Award Sponsors:
Costume: In Honor of Irene Smart Rains
Lighting: Electronic Theatre Controls (ETC)
Scenic: Sculptural Arts Coating, Inc.
Properties Design and Construction: Friends of Props
Costume Crafts: Norcostco
Sound: Shure, Inc.
Ready for Work: Lexington Children's Theatre, Triad Stage and SETC

Lighting sponsored by Magnum Companies; Sound sponsored by Showbiz Theatrical Services, Inc.

Moderators
RO

Robert O’Leary

Florida School of the Arts School of the Arts
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Michael Smith

Associate Professor, Elon U
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Theatrical Design and Technology program at Elon University. He is a designer that has been working in theatre for over 20 years, designing in professional, academic, regional and community theatre across the county.

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Electronic Theatre Controls (ETC)

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ETC began more than three decades ago with the conviction that there was a better way to make a lighting control console. There was. We developed one of the first microprocessor-based systems, which boasted the then blindingly fast 2MHz 8080 CPU! Now our popular lighting control consoles... Read More →
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EmptySpace Technology

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EmptySpace Technology LLC, established in 2006, is committed to producing high quality internet applications and offering IT consulting for the live entertainment industry and its practitioners.
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Lexington Children’s Theatre

Founded in 1938, Lexington Children's Theatre LCT is a fully professional, non-profit organization dedicated to the intellectual and cultural enrichment of young people. We are a values based company guided by our mission statement and beliefs. We are one of the oldest continuously... Read More →
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Norcostco

Founded in 1884, Norcostco is one of the nation's oldest and most complete theatrical supply companies.  With locations in Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Fairfield NJ and Minneapolis and an online store at www.Norcostco.com, we are a full service supplier ready to help you with your performing arts needs.  From professionally designed rental costumes for over 500 shows, professional makeup for your actors, scenic supplies and expendables to cutting-edge lighting and rigging system design and installation, Norcostco's staff is at yo... Read More →
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Sculptural Arts Coating

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Shure Inc.

Shure Inc.
The most trusted audio brand worldwide. Legendary microphones. Cutting-edge wireless systems. Premium earphones and headphones. Welcome to Shure professional audio products.
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Triad Stage

Triad Stage began as the dream of creating a professional not-for-profit regional theatre to serve the communities of the Triad. Co-founders Preston Lane and Richard Whittington forged their artistic partnership as graduate students at the Yale School of Drama. After managing a... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 8:30pm - 10:00pm
RV Bon Secour Bllrm
 
Saturday, March 8
 

9:00am

Color Control of LED Lights - Not as Easy as Changing a Gel
LED lights are here to stay, but controlling them is not as easy as you may think. Bell outlines the difficulties of using solid state lighting citing differences between competing technologies.

Speakers
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Robert Bell

Pathway Connectivity Solutions
Robert Bell is the author of the book Let There Be Light and is the Controls Product Manager for Pathway Connectivity Solutions. He is best known for his involvement with WYSIWYG and the concepts of Abstract Control of Intelligent Lighting Fixtures. Robert sits on PLASA’s Control Protocols Working Group and is a board member for the Wally Russell Foundation... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 9:00am - 10:15am
CC 201 A/B

9:00am

Sound Designer's Playback Session
Responses to sound design competition submissions.

Moderators
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Michael Smith

Associate Professor, Elon U
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Theatrical Design and Technology program at Elon University. He is a designer that has been working in theatre for over 20 years, designing in professional, academic, regional and community theatre across the county.

Saturday March 8, 2014 9:00am - 10:15am
CC South Hall

9:00am

Stage Makeup: Hands on Practical in Casting and latex Special Effects Part II
A practical introduction to casting makeup appliances. This double workshop will allow participants to create their own appliances and take away their own stage make-up kit. Workshop spreads over two days and with a fee of $55.00. Check SETC registration for availability.

Speakers
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Mike Hudson

SETC Vice-President of States, Centreville HS
Mike Hudson has been a high school teacher for the past 32 years. He has taught Theatre at Centreville High School, in Clifton, VA., for the last 22 years. He has been a member of the Virginia Theatre Association since 1992, serving as Secondary Chair and President of the organization... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 9:00am - 10:15am
CC 106 B

9:00am

Design/Technical Competition Open
Design Competition displays open to all convention attendees. Check out the winning 2014 award winning designs.

Moderators
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Robert O’Leary

Florida School of the Arts School of the Arts
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Michael Smith

Associate Professor, Elon U
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Theatrical Design and Technology program at Elon University. He is a designer that has been working in theatre for over 20 years, designing in professional, academic, regional and community theatre across the county.

Saturday March 8, 2014 9:00am - 12:00pm
CC South Hall

10:30am

Design and Technical Committee and Interest Meeting
Design and Technical Committee and interest group meeting open to all of those interested in Design and Technical Theatre.

Speakers
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Robert O’Leary

Florida School of the Arts School of the Arts
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Michael Smith

Associate Professor, Elon U
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Theatrical Design and Technology program at Elon University. He is a designer that has been working in theatre for over 20 years, designing in professional, academic, regional and community theatre across the county.


Saturday March 8, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
CC 107 A

10:30am

Moulage for Effective Training of Emergency Medical Responders
Realistic simulations help heighten training of emergency medical responders. Workshop demonstrates the application and creation of lacerations, burns, abrasions, broken bones, and amputations.

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Laura Byland

Samford U
Laura S. Byland is a Professor of Theatre at Samford University in Birmingham, AL. Laura has recently developed a BFA in Theatre for Youth at Samford University and is actively engaged in directing, teaching, curriculum building, professional activities and community outreach. She... Read More →
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Phoebe Miller

U of Alabama
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Shannon Pitts

Samford U


Saturday March 8, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
RV Admiral Suite

10:30am

Prop Furniture Construction Techniques
A look at some techniques, materials, and considerations when building furniture for a stage production.

Speakers
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Justin Walsh

Technical Director, Murray State U
Justin P. Walsh (Technical Director) is a tenured professor at Murray State University and has been working professionally in theatre since 1994. He earned his MFA at West Virginia University and his BFA at Miami University. Some of the places he has worked in the past include: Alabama... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
CC 106 A

10:30am

Stage Makeup: Practical Facial Castings
A practical introduction to casting makeup appliances. You will not only hear about this amazing area of makeup, but will be able to watch as casting is demonstrated.

Speakers
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Mike Hudson

SETC Vice-President of States, Centreville HS
Mike Hudson has been a high school teacher for the past 32 years. He has taught Theatre at Centreville High School, in Clifton, VA., for the last 22 years. He has been a member of the Virginia Theatre Association since 1992, serving as Secondary Chair and President of the organization... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
CC 106 B

10:30am

Techniques in Costume Rendering Various Body Types and Ethnicity
Explore different techniques in drawing and rendering various body types and ethnic backgrounds. Bring basic water color set, brushes, water container, palette, pencil and eraser.

Saturday March 8, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
CC 201 A/B

10:30am

Wireless Microphones 101: Bane or Boon?
Wireless microphones are the most often misused technology in theatre. Learn the basics of how to use them correctly, and how to track down problems when they occur.

Speakers
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Joel Lord

Partner, CDTS, Inc
Joel has been working as a freelance theatre sound designer for more than 15 years in the Albany, NY area. He is a partner in CDTS, a Shure dealer and equipment rental company specializing in wireless mics, a member of the Boards of Directors of the Theatre Association of New York... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
CC 107 B

10:30am

Masks of Mardi Gras
Try using Worbla to create masks of the carnival season in the Masks of Mardi Gras 2-part workshop. Limited to 25 participants. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, March; 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sat., March 8. Presenter: Freddy Clements, Jacksonville (AL) State University.

Speakers
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Freddy Clements

Professor/ Costume Designer, Jacksonville State U
Freddy Clements is currently a Professor of Drama/Faculty Costume Designer at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville Alabama. He holds a BA in English/Theatre from Emory & Henry College, VA 84 and an MFA in Costume design from Virginia Commonwealth University, VA 88. He has... Read More →
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Sharon Morgan

U of Alabama Tuscaloosa


Saturday March 8, 2014 10:30am - 12:30pm
BH Bienville Square

12:00pm

Designer's Collage: Exploring Artistic Expression
With a focus towards young student designers, this hands-on workshop explores the use of collage as a method of artistic expression.

Speakers
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R. B. Mickie Marie

Ball State University
Mickie Marie was recently hired by Ball State University as the Assistant Professor of Lighting Design. Mickie studied technical theatre in Louisiana before attending graduate school at the University of Virginia for Lighting Design. After receiving his MFA, Mickie worked as a designer... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm
RV Bay Pointe Suite

12:00pm

Digital Designing: From Brain Waves to Binary and Beyond
Tips, tricks, and secrets for using computer drafting and design applications (i.e., AutoCAD and Photoshop) to enhance your renderings in scenic, costuming, and lighting conception.

Speakers
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Ryan Patterson

Kent State University
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Benjamin Williams

Kent State University
Benjamin Williams is a second year graduate student in scenic design. He has been working, for several years, in computer applications such as AutoCAD, Photoshop, and Vectorworks. Ben also teaches Fundamentals of Production: Scenery at the freshman level.


Saturday March 8, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm
CC 106 A

12:00pm

Digitally Reproducing Antique Textiles
For costume designers or anyone interested in the textile patterns of the past. A demonstration on how modern digital textile printing can recreate those patterns.

Speakers
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Kevin Wolfgang

TechStyleLAB Outreach Manager, Kent State University
Kevin Wolfgang is the Outreach Manager for the TechStyleLAB at Kent State University. The TechStyleLAB is a digital prototyping laboratory designed for fashion applications. Kevin has a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Georgia in Costume Design and a Bachelor of Fine... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm
CC 107 B

12:00pm

Integrating LED Fixtures into Your New or Existing Facility
LED fixtures are here. How do we hook them up and then use them in productions? This workshop will cover installation, control, and production use issues in both stand alone and blended systems.

Speakers
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Robert Sheffield

Showbiz Theatrical Services
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William Teague

University of Alabama
William Teague is Professor of Theatre and Department Chair at the University of Alabama. His areas of specialty are lighting, audio and computer assisted design. He has worked extensively in outdoor drama, television, film and special event production as well as legitimate theatre... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm
CC 106 B

12:00pm

Wigs 101
Discussion and demonstration of techniques for styling, treating, and storing wigs for stage production.

Speakers
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Rebecca Britton

U of South Alabama
Rebecca Britton is an Associate Professor at the Univ. of South Alabama in Design and Technology. She has worked professionally as a designer and costumer with theatres including Peach State Summer Theatre, Glassboro Summer Theatre, and Jekyll Island MTF. Internationally her work... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm
CC 201 A/B

1:00pm

Introduction to Techniques for Basic Old Age Stage Makeup
Demonstration of introductory techniques for applying basic old age makeup for stage productions. Questions and discussions during and after the demonstration are encouraged.

Speakers
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Gene Flaharty

Education / Theatre Specialist, Mehron Inc
Gene Flaharty, Makeup Artist/Instructor, has been doing professional makeup for TV, Film, print, and theatre for over 36 years. He enjoys teaching at a local college and doing makeup on celebrities like Martin Short, Dee Wallace Stone and David Ogden Stiers. He has designed over 200... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
CC 201 A/B

1:00pm

Making Your Scenery Pop with UV Paint
Workshop will explore ways to incorporate UV reactive paints into your scenic paints into your scenic designs to give it an extra pop.

Speakers
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Caroline Rault

Rosco
Caroline Rault began working with Rosco, in 2007, as the Dance Floor product manager. Her duties included developing new products, creating marketing opportunities and maintaining quality control. She held this position for two years before switching gears and moving back home to... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
BH Bienville Square

1:00pm

One Take = Infinite Wonders: Dive into MIDI!
MIDI is a powerful tool for composers and sound designers alike. Learn how to put MIDI to use in your sound design studio to build myriad effects from one "take."

Speakers
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Kyle Toth

Director of Lighting and Audio, Omaha Theater Company
As Resident Lighting and Sound Designer for The Omaha Theater Company, Kyle L. Toth enjoys the challenges of providing visual and auditory artistry to support myriad productions for young audiences and families. Shows at OTC range from plays newly adapted from beloved children's books... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
CC 106 B

1:00pm

Upcycling and Recycling in the Costume Shop
Learn creative ways to reuse materials commonly found in most costume shops. Includes demos on achieving budget friendly results while upholding creative and quality standards.

Speakers
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Sharon Morgan

Shop Manager/Cutter/Draper, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Sharon is the Costume Studio Supervisor and cutter/Draper at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She graduated from Jacksonville State University and earned her MFA at the University of Alabama. She is the owner of internationally known Altered Tyme Corsets and an independent... Read More →
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Amy Page

Amy Page is the Costume Director for the University of Alabama at Birmingham and an assistant professor of theatre. She received her MFA in Costume Production from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She served as a Draper for Playmakers Repertory Company and Carolina... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
CC 106 A

1:00pm

A Sharing of the Yeagerlab Classroom Light Lab Projects
Workshop participants will share projects from the 3 -day workshop in the 1-6 lab with all those who are interested.

Speakers
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Kenton Yeager

Head, Graduate Lighting Design, Owner of Yeagerlabs, U of Tennessee Knoxville, Yeagarlabs
Professional Bio:Member United Scenic Artists 829Over the past 30 years, Kenton has designed or produced more than 600 events for Theatre, Dance, Music, The Corporate World, Weddings, Industrials, Churches, Festivals, and Tours both nationally and internationally. He is the owner... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 1:00pm - 3:00pm
CC North Hall

4:00pm

Lighting Designers or Technicians: Educating Lighting Professionals
Roundtable focusing on the need for cohabitation of technical lighting training and lighting design training in existing BFA/BA/BS Design Programs.

Speakers
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Bryan Kaschube

University of Miami
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Darren Levin

Lighting Design Faculty, Middle Tennessee State University
Darren E. Levin, is the Lighting Design Faculty at Middle Tennessee State University. He earned his BFA in Theatre Design and Technology from Missouri State University, and MFA in Lighting Design from The University of Texas at Austin. He has worked as the Assistant Technical Director... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 4:00pm - 5:15pm
CC 107 A

4:00pm

Scenografica: A Creative Exercise Workshop in Imagination and Collaboration
Investigate shapes and shadows with a hands-on creative exercise using a set of stock materials for everyone to pull from and exploring collaborative evolution from individual to team. HANDS-ON.

Speakers
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Jane Childs

Director, Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas
Best known as half of the team of "Don and Jane" and continuing The Legacy of Don at SILV developing better ways to train students on cutting edge technology and to be the best they can be. In addition to being Don's partner in all life brought, Jane has done translation for Ladislav... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 4:00pm - 5:15pm
CC 106 A

4:00pm

Special Effects Makeup for Stage
Discover the newest makeup products to give you the best special effect on stage. We'll look at blood products, latex, flesh gel, collodion, and more. The instructor will share his experience working with these products in shows and answer questions about your productions.

Speakers
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Gene Flaharty

Education / Theatre Specialist, Mehron Inc
Gene Flaharty, Makeup Artist/Instructor, has been doing professional makeup for TV, Film, print, and theatre for over 36 years. He enjoys teaching at a local college and doing makeup on celebrities like Martin Short, Dee Wallace Stone and David Ogden Stiers. He has designed over 200... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 4:00pm - 5:15pm
CC 201 A/B

4:00pm

Working Safely Overhead
Sapsis discusses safety issues, including proper fall arrest procedures, for technicians working above the stage and in the catwalks.

Speakers
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Bill Sapsis

Sapsis Rigging, Inc
Bill "Uncle Bill" Sapsis: rigger, company president, and author, has been involved in the entertainment industry for 40 years. In 1981 he started Sapsis Rigging and developed the company into an internationally recognized leader in the design and installation of stage equipment. Bill's... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 4:00pm - 5:15pm
CC 106 B