UTEP Lighting Open House and Workshop
Sponsored by The Department of Theatre & Dance in conjunction with Creative Stage Lighting
When: Thursday, November 18th, starting at 9:30 AM
Where: University of Texas El Paso, Wise Theatre, Fox Fine Arts Bldg
Workshop Presentation: Theatre Programming - Lighting To Video
Presented by Michael Nevitt
Explore programming techniques for theatre designers from conventional fixtures to LED, video and more. Learn through lecture and hands-on demonstration using the Compulite Vector console. Topics to be covered include:
- Choosing a console
- How to setup a console for theatrical applications
- Techniques for programming various types of devices (dimmers, automated lights, media servers, LED, video projection and special effects)
About Michael Nevitt:
Michael Nevitt is a veteran of the lighting industry. His design and automated lighting programming experience includes work he's done for feature films such as The Grinch, Batman & Robin, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, and Miss Congeniality. In addition, he has worked on top sporting events like the Salt Lake Olympics, Super Bowl Half-Time Show and the Ryder Cup Opening Ceremonies.
Mr. Nevitt currently serves as a Product Manager at Creative Stage Lighting.
with Damon Hatten of Rosco Laboratories
Intro (10am) - In this session see professional examples of scenic painting. All attendees will touch samples that will reinforce reviewed material. And like always, SWAG will be given!
Hands-on (2pm) - All attendees will get their hands dirty! Brushes will be given! Free Paint samples will be handed out and everyone will see the applications for the variety of texture paints. Come and see how you can use the latest and greatest in your next production.
About Mr. Hatten:
Damon Hatten is a past AEA member and professional stagehand. He has worked for Rosco Laboratories for five years.
Guest Presentation: Keys to Success in the Live Event Production Industry
Presented by Richard Cadena
The rapidly changing landscape in the live event production industry is both a threat and an opportunity for those who are interested in making it a career. Learn to recognize both and how to take advantage of new opportunities emerging in this fascinating field. Follow author, freelance lighting designer, lighting consultant, and PLSN editor Richard Cadena through an informative, amusing, and insightful survey of the direction of the production industry.
About Mr. Cadena:
Richard Cadena is an author, freelance lighting designer, and the editor of Projection, Lights and Staging News. His latest book is Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician and Technician. He is an ETCP Recognized Trainer, an ETCP Certified Entertainment Electrician, and a member of the Technical Standards Committee of the Entertainment Services Technology Association.
Open Houses are free to attend, but please let us know of your intent to come by submitting the form below.