Thursday, September 29, 2016

Grand Stage Announces more Theatrical Skills Workshops

Join us for these educational, informative and inexpensive workshops.
Pre-registration is required. There will not be any on-site registration.
All workshops have limited space. Registering early is recommended.

Please share with students and colleagues.

To register go to and click on specific workshop for  details and registration form.

Theatrical Make-Up: "Who do you want to be?"
October 15, 2016        8:30 - 12:30   
J. Sterling Morton West HS, Berwyn, Illinois
Presenter: Corrie Marlowe, Make-up Artist, Faculty at Roosevelt  University
• Contouring and old age     
• Cuts and bruises
*Cost: Educational - $15, others: $25  
          Materials fee: $15 for required make-up kit
Registration DEADLINE: Friday, October 7

Scene Painting: The Basics
October 29, 2016               9 - 4
Oakton Comm. College, Des Plaines, Illinois
Presenters: Emily Altman, Scenic Artist
                    Jen Knott, Rosco Paint Products Manager
• Basic painting tools and techniques
• Introduction to Brick and Wood Technique
• Glazes versus Washes 
• Color mixing            
Co-sponsored with USITT Midwest Regional Section
* Cost: All participants: $35, Materials Fee: $15
* Lunch included
Registration DEADLINE: Friday, October 21.

ETC' s Ion Console Training Level 1: Essentials
November 19, 2016       9:00 - 4
Glenbrook North HS, Northbrook, Illinois
Presenter:  Spencer Lyons, Product Specialist, ETC
• The basics to get the programmer up and running
• Topics include patch, cues, groups and subs
• Console navigation and patch
• Work with cues, groups, and submasters
• Play with conventional and moving lights in a virtual environment
*Cost: Educational -  $25, Others, $35
* Lunch included
Registration DEADLINE: Friday, November 11

Show Control Possibilities
 December 3, 2016                                9:00 - 3:00
Stevenson HS, Lincolnshire, Illinois
Presenters: Stephen Carmody, TD
                   Matt Godlewski, TD
Learn about different programs including QLab to control
   audio, lighting, and full show control
• See how control is integrated from the simple to the complex
Experiment with the software and system to create a
   show live from material gathered by participants during the workshop.                                             
 (Co-sponsored with USITT Midwest Regional Section)
*Cost: Educational -  $25, Others, $35
* Lunch included
Registration DEADLINE: Monday, November 28
To register go to and click on specific workshop for registration form.

Questions?  Contact Steve Jacobs, Director of Training Workshops


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