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Walk and Talk – Theatrical Systems with Theatre Consultants Collaborative
17 May 2022 | 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDTFREE
When: Tuesday, May 17th, 2022
4:00PM – Walk and Talk start
5:30PM – Post Walk and Talk Social
Where: A.J. Fletcher Opera House (in Duke Energy Center)
2 E South St, Raleigh
Social: 10th & Terrace at Residence Inn
616 S Salisbury St, f10, Raleigh
Cost: Free for IES Members
*Masks required inside the building, please check the event page for updates.
THEATRICAL & ENTERTAINMENT LIGHTING SYSTEMS
- Theatrical Lighting system design for a performance space that uses LEDs for stage lighting and house lighting.
- Topics covered will be LED for lighting 101, power infrastructure, power distribution, control distribution, house light considerations and integration, and live safety issues.
Curtis Kasefang, Principal, Theatre Consultants Collaborative
Curtis has designed, equipped and operated performance spaces throughout North America for more than 25 years. Prior to co-founding TCC, he set up and ran the lighting and sound departments at Theatre Projects Consultants’ U.S. office. He was a technical director and the facility manager for the State University of New York’s Performing Arts Center at Purchase and production manger for an international performing arts festival. Trained as a lighting designer, Curtis holds a BFA in theatre technology from SUNY Purchase and has had additional training in organizational management and information technology. His favorite projects are ones that bring his passion for preservation together with his love of designing intimate and adaptable performance spaces.
Jason Prichard, Theatre Consultants Collaborative
Jason has over 20 years of experience in production management, technical direction and theater consulting. Prior to TCC, he was the production manager for PlayMakers Repertory Company, a professional regional theatre company in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a member of the Department of Dramatic Art faculty, he taught graduate courses in the technical production program with an emphasis on performance lighting, rigging and motion control system design. Jason holds an MFA in technical production from UNC at Chapel Hill.