Technical Theatre

Links Craig Likes – 2/12/12

Here’s a list of links around the Internet that I think you’ll like!

Do you suffer from stage fright? Have nightmares about your shows? Here’s a song just for you – Stagefright by David Hein. You can listen to the song and read the lyrics here.

Thanks to Allison Green for posting this on our Facebook wall.

Tim Boucher, a stage manager, technician and scenographer, is conducting a brief survey that you might want to take part in.

This research is being conducted to support the development of a series of iPod Touch/iPhone, iPad and Mac desktop applications designed specifically for stage managers, directors, playwrights, small producing companies, multi-talented technicians, artists and experimental performers to annotate an electronic theatrical script, by embedding technical cues, blocking diagrams & notations, photos and more to create master prompt books and accompanying paperwork and documentation.

Sounds like a project with some potential! Help him out by taking the survey here.

Want to learn how to do makeup effects? Check out this amazing blog.

The blog posts are supplemented with tons of step-by-step photos and videos showing you exactly how to create realistic makeup effects.

A million thanks to Wade Bradford for finding this!

The California State PTA and the California Alliance for Arts Education is presenting a webinar entitled School Board 101: How to work with your local school board to keep arts education in schools. The event takes place February 23 at 10 a.m. PST.

In the coming months your local school board will be making important decisions about the 2012 budget. Find out how you can be a part of the conversation. The California State PTA and the California Alliance for Arts Education are offering a one hour webinar to help you advocate effectively in your district.

The registration form accepts participants from outside California. While the topic is specific to California, there will surely be info and resources that anyone in arts education will find useful.

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Craig Mason