New ‘Tech Talks’ Series Centers on Technical Theatre as Career Path
Want to learn more about sound, lighting, set and costume design?
Sign up for Alabama State University’s Department of Theatre Arts’ inaugural "Tech Talks" Series, a discussion panel focusing on Technical Theatre as a career path and its implementation.
Participants will gain confidence in the field of technical theatre in the impactful five-part series that kicks off Oct. 18 and will repeat Oct. 25, Nov. 1, Nov. 8 and Nov. 15. All sessions, which are free to the public, will be virtual via Zoom from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Each session will consist of two to three various acclaimed theatre professionals, with an in-house moderator. The panelists include David Grindle, executive director of USITT (United States Institute for Theatre Technology); David “DStew” Stewart, production manager with Disney Live Entertainment; Kathy Perkins, USITT’s 2021 Distinguished Achievement Award winner for Education and Lighting Design; Melanie Chen Cole, professional sound designer and member of USA 829; Rachael Blackwell, lighting supervisor for Gibney Dance in New York; and many more.
Although the event is free, online registration is required through Eventbrite: https://tinyurl.
For more information about “Tech Talks,” call the Department of Theatre Arts in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at 334-229-6929/4551 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.