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The University of Oregon in Eugene will play host to our festival this year. We are most excited to be in the land of the Duck!! This year, the festival is a walking festival, so bring your umbrella, waterproof shoes and jacket, some layers and a sunshine(y) disposition.

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Design Technolgy & Management [clear filter]
Monday, February 18
 

9:00am PST

Binaural Sound Immersion
Participants will be take part in an immersive sonic art experiment. Utilizing nothing but headphones, and an interactive playlist of sound bites the participants will help create a shared sonic landscape to inspire written prose, sketches, and other streams of consciousness.


Monday February 18, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am PST
EMU 140 | Rogue

10:00am PST

DTM Load In
Students to load in and set up thier displays.


Monday February 18, 2019 10:00am - 2:50pm PST
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

10:30am PST

Making A Lobby An Experience
We will take a hands-on approach to some tricky audience-pleasing areas of theatre. Looking at tactics and concepts in concessions, programs, customer service, box office, lobby displays and beyond, we’ll discuss innovative ideas that have wowed and ideas that are ‘unique’. Bring a Front of House idea to share - one you’ve implemented or observed - and we’ll dissect how it worked or how to improve.


Monday February 18, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am PST
EMU 140 | Rogue

10:30am PST

Xiqu Costumes, Hair and Makeup
Come explore the world of traditional Xiqu Hair, Makeup, and Costumes. Utilizing traditional methods and materials, this workshop includes a live demonstration of the process by which a performer visually prepares for their role on the stage, as well as a discussion of the visual messaging provided by these elements.


Monday February 18, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am PST
EMU 230 | Swindells

1:30pm PST

Simulation 101: What it is and why you want to be involved
Simulation is a fast-growing industry that few theatre-makers know about. That’s unfortunate because our craft and creativity make us uniquely qualified and the benefits are tremendous. This workshop, applicable to ALL students, will define simulation, outline some of the benefits and explore how to get plugged in today and post-graduation.


Monday February 18, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm PST
EMU 230 | Swindells

3:00pm PST

DTM Student Meet & Greet
Meeting for all student exhibitors. Important information for the upcoming week to be discussed.


Monday February 18, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm PST
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

10:00pm PST

Tech Olympics
(Tech Olympics will start directly after the Night of Scenes)  The popular Tech Olympics brings teams of students or individuals from colleges and universities around the region to compete in a timed series of events designed to test their skills at the various disciplines involved in theatre production. Events include: tape a floor plan, hang and focus, sound system, knot tying, thimble and crosby, and quick change.

Come participate as an individual or bring a team



Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 10:00pm - 11:50pm PST
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room
 
Tuesday, February 19
 

9:00am PST

Collaborative Theatre Challenge, Meeting #1
An approach to New Play Development through Design


Tuesday February 19, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am PST
EMU 107 | Miller

10:30am PST

Got Curls? Period Wig Styling Basics
We will be discussing the transition from research to roll set pattern and employing different techniques to demonstrate how to achieve marcelle/S waves through a variety of methods. We will also discuss the versatility of the marcelle/S wave and how it can be implemented in numerous period styles.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am PST
EMU 140 | Rogue

10:30am PST

Stage Management Group Meeting #1
Round table discussion of stage management expo materials


Tuesday February 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am PST
EMU 141 | Umpqua

1:30pm PST

1:30pm PST

Get Perspective on Perspective: Drawing tips
Understanding perspective can help make your thumbnails and renderings more clear and effective. Its not as complicated as it seems. This workshop will provide techniques to draw with greater speed and confidence.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm PST
EMU 107 | Miller

1:30pm PST

Portfolios and resumes for designers and technicians
Guidelines for assembling a portfolio and resume', both for undergraduates who are looking at graduate study, and more students who hope to find professional work after graduation.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm PST
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

1:30pm PST

Stage Management Response Session #2
Stage Management Resposne Session


Tuesday February 19, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm PST
EMU 141 | Umpqua

3:00pm PST

 
Wednesday, February 20
 

9:00am PST

7 plays, 3 events, 1 DAY: Producing a Repertory Festival
From casting to change overs everything is different when there are six shows in repertory in three spaces. See what it takes the make the magic work and what kind of artists are involved from playwright to front of house. Learn how it all happens when it's also all about brand, new plays that can change from preview to opening night.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am PST
EMU 104 | Coquille

9:00am PST

Allied Arts Response Session #1
Respondents give feedback to student entries in the Design Expo


Wednesday February 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am PST
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

9:00am PST

Technics for Korean traditional knot and a pendent trinket
Introduction about technics to build Korean traditional knots and a pendent trinket worn by ladies. And introduce how to build a modernize korean pendent trinket with knot technics, modern embroidery threads and macrame yarns

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am PST
EMU 107 | Miller

10:30am PST

Front Row Seat to the Back of the House
This workshop will focus on relevant job opportunities within the Live Event industry and how to find them. Areas covered will include audio, lighting, video, and set construction positions. In addition, areas of production management positions will be presented. By offering real world examples of career path planning, the participant will gain actionable steps to achieving their professional goals. The workshop seeks to present technical theatre students alternative paths to traditional theatre jobs that will meet or exceed their desire to work in a fast paced creative environment.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am PST
EMU 107 | Miller

10:30am PST

Scenic Design Response Session #1
Respondents give feedback to student entries in the Design Expo


Wednesday February 20, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am PST
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

1:30pm PST

Collaborative Theatre Challenge Meeting #2
An approach to new play development through design.


Wednesday February 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm PST
EMU 140 | Rogue

1:30pm PST

Scenic Design Response Session #2
Respondents give feedback to student design entries in the Design Expo


Wednesday February 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm PST
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

3:00pm PST

Adventures in Grayscale Zombie Makeup
Ever want to paint a bunch of actors gray and turn them into zombies? Come learn how the makeup team for the Linfield College production of Night of the Living Dead did just that. Airbrush, crème and some FX makeup will be discussed and demonstrated.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm PST
EMU 104 | Coquille

3:00pm PST

Lighting Design Response Session #1
Respondents give feedback to student entries in the Design Expo


Wednesday February 20, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm PST
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

3:00pm PST

Menswear - fit and alterations
Do you have an upcoming production that requires good looking menswear? This workshop will discuss the proper fit signifiers of menswear, followed by a demonstration of how to alter existing menswear to fit actors.


Wednesday February 20, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm PST
EMU 107 | Miller

3:00pm PST

Original Composition (Songs and Sound Effects) for the Stage
Why “borrow” someone else’s song when you can make your own?! This workshop will focus on tools that can be used to create original songs, underscores and sound effects. While a background in music can be helpful, you do not need to be a trained musician in order to create original and successful compositions. Both simple tools and advanced tools will/can be covered depending on those in attendance. Please feel free to bring your own original work to add to the discussion.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm PST
EMU 140 | Rogue
 
Thursday, February 21
 

9:00am PST

Sound Design Response Session
Respondents give feedback to student entries in the Design Expo


Thursday February 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am PST
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

9:00am PST

Theatre Magic: Cheap Ass Lighting FX
Come and play with some 'old school' techniques in creating Theatre Magic. A hands-on workshop where participants will create various lighting fx (water, fire, rain, lightning, storms, etc.) on the cheap. Important workshop because lighting (and sound) usually get the smallest budgets on a production.

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am PST
EMU 107 | Miller

9:00am PST

10:30am PST

Allied Arts Response Session #2
Respondents give feedback to student entries in the Design Expo


Thursday February 21, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am PST
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

10:30am PST

Theatre & Stage Photography
This hands-on workshop, appropriate for beginners and those with some experience, will discuss the challenges of capturing theatrical pictures for your design & technical portfolio. Students & faculty from all areas are welcome. Based on his recent book of the same name, Professor Kenyon is a Lighting Designer & Photographer with 30+ years of experience in capturing the often-elusive qualities of live production. If you have a camera, please bring it for the hands-on portion, although all are welcome.

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am PST
EMU 107 | Miller

12:00pm PST

Technical Resumes and Cover Letters
Dos and Don'ts for preparing and presenting technical resumes and cover letters. Bring your resume!

Speakers
JC

Jane Childs

Stage Craft Institute of Las Vegas


Thursday February 21, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm PST
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

1:30pm PST

Lighting Design Response Session #1
Respondents give feedback to student entries in the Design Expo


Thursday February 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm PST
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

3:00pm PST

Costume Shop Tea Party
Costume designers, design students, and just love to chat about costumes are invited to the costume shop for afternoon tea to socialize and network with others who share their passions. Fancy hats are strongly encourage, but not required to attend.


Thursday February 21, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm PST
Miller Theatre Complex 123

3:00pm PST

DTM Keynote Address
Inspirational Words of Wisdom from Nationally recognized sound designer and Head of Sound Design at DePaul University in Chicago, Victoria “Toy” Deiorio will address the festival.


Thursday February 21, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm PST
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium
 
Friday, February 22
 

10:30am PST

DTM Expo response Q & A
Come get some additional feedback on presenting your work from our respondents in a Q & A format


Friday February 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:45am PST
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

10:30am PST

Tools for Artistic Sound Design
Explore the world of sound design with our Technical Keynote Speaker


Friday February 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am PST
EMU 140 | Rogue

10:30am PST

Try to Tie & Dye
Exploring different types of dye, fabric and techniques

Speakers

Friday February 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am PST
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

12:00pm PST

DTM Design Expo Strike
Students presenting materials in the Design Expo need to strike all of their materials by 4PM today!


Friday February 22, 2019 12:00pm - 5:50pm PST
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined