WATCH: Backstage in the Theatre Part 1 "Setting up a Show"

Posted on: Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Rick Miller, BOOM’s writer/director/performer, takes us behind the scenes to show how the touring version is set up. Filmed on location at The Capitol Theatre in Nelson, BC, we see how such a complex multimedia show was adapted for an 8-hour setup by the theatre crew.

Learn about the technical set up and how the crew of a theatre works. Discover the various job positions in theatre, and the terminology inside a performing arts centre, as we follow the installation of a touring production into a theatre. Part 1 takes us through steps of setting up a show such as pre-hang, scrim, lighting, focus, shutter, gel, gobo, booms, and the lighting board.

Thanks to the team at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson, BC!

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