Harlequin Floors supplier of professional dance floors for the performing arts industry will be providing a practical and ‘hands on’ workshop on Working with and Safe Handling of Vinyl and Sprung Floors on Stage.
Many theatres and other venues now have LEDs as part of their lighting rigs. Some LEDs are really good, others not so good. What’s the difference? Mark White from ETC will demonstrate a selection of lights and desks.
This is a repeat session of the in-demand session from Mark White of ETC who will demonstrate a selection of lights and desks to show just how far LEDs have come already.
It has been estimated that more than one-third of all workplace accidents are caused by manual handling activities. This session directly relate to theatres, stage technicians and workshop staff and discusses the TMA / BECTU guidance on the Code of Conduct for Fit-ups and Get-Outs.
This session will include an introduction to show calling on music shows (musicals, opera, ballet) presented by Andrew Killian from the Stage Management Association. The session is a 1-hour introduction to the “SMA’s Unique, Very Popular & Effective Cueing to Music Level 1 and Level 2 Professional development courses”
ate Griffiths Theatrical & Media Makeup Artist who provides workshops across the UK will be joining attendees at The Conference for an introduction to her special effects kit.
Professional costume supervisor Emma Renhard will be looking at a number of different aspects that you encounter in the first year of a running wardrobe department.
Freelancers often have to manage their tax themselves but can also, depending on grade, be subject to the specific requirements of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Liz Hardwick from DigiEnable and Stage Jobs Pro will be leading a session on Self Promotion for Freelancers, this is a great opportunity for those who are starting in the industry to learn about securing an online presence and promoting yourself and your work with social media.
This is a repeat session of the in-demand session from BECTU’s Freelance and Research Officer Tony Lennon who will be leading this essential session for every freelancer guiding you through accounting, registering for self-employment, TAX, National Insurance.
We all wish we had the exact equipment needed for a show, but as is often the case, we need to approach a hire company. In this session we will look at the step by step process
Working in technical theatre can be a risky business. In this session, Paul Edwards of Theatre Safety Network will explore some of the common hazards and risks faced by those working backstage.
Julian Anderson; tutor for the ABTT’s Bronze award (Rope, Knots and Splicing) will talk about what should and shouldn’t be used in terms of materials and constructions, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of widely used (or otherwise) knots.
In this session Chris Higgs from Total Solutions Group will look at the traditional pathway that many riggers have taken as well as the more recent developments including the PLASA Trainee Rigger Scheme (leading to the National Rigging Certificate).