LoftPAC
  • Dec 7th

    2020

    Author By Ian

    December LoftPAC Meeting Presentation

    I hope everyone’s having a good December so far, here’s the link to the December LoftPAC Presentation.

    Summary:

    • One Act: Radium Girls, info meeting Friday December 11th at 3:15pm
    • The Prom Netflix watch party on January 1st
    • Holiday Hugs (Winter Loftie Booing)
    • Upcoming tech workshop
    • Virtual Thespian Festival
    • Next LoftPAC Meeting January 8th
  • Apr 24th

    2020

    Author By Jared

    Online Lighting Workshop (feat. the one and only Mark Ruark)!

    Our online lighting workshop is happening!!!

    If you’re interested (or know anyone in 8th grade that will be attending East Ridge High School), please click the link below to register. This workshop will be covering the basics of lighting design and you will be able to learn how a professional lighting designer does his job. Mark Ruark who designs the lighting for the Loft’s musicals will be teaching this workshop. Everything from types of lighting fixtures, to design process, to how to operate the lighting board will be covered. Questions will be answered throughout the workshop via the chat feature and if you have any questions you’d like to ask in person, those will be answered after Mark finishes talking about all the different aspects of lighting design. If you have any questions, please contact Jared Doran (jared.doran@theloftstage.org) with any questions! Space is limited so sign up fast!

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdQhc7jExx2CZ0di9DVi1B5B2z494CIRTx6P3TAdBP6TzVEhQ/viewform?usp=sf_link 

  • Apr 3rd

    2020

    Author By Jared

    April LoftPAC Quarantine Meeting

    Hey Everyone!!

    Here’s the link to the slideshow! Make sure you’re continuing to participate in online theatre resources (Even you techies!)

    Let any of us officers know if you have any questions!

    April LoftPAC Meeting

    Happy Quarantine,

    -Jared

  • Apr 3rd

    2020

    Author By Jared

    Are you bored and want to learn more about tech?

    Hi everyone!!

    I hope that you’re all doing well and getting through these tough times.

    Since there’s not much to do outside of our houses, I wanted to give you all some resources that could be useful if you’re interested in learning more about tech and how it all works. Below I’ll attach some links for everyone to check out and a description of what it is. If you have any questions about anything in particular or want specific resources that aren’t listed below, please reach out to me at jared.doran@theloftstage.org with any questions and I’ll get back to you very quickly as I seem to have more time on my hands recently…

    Easy:

    Medium:

    • Dante Certification Level 1: audinate.com/certify
      • Learn the surface of how audio is transmitted over ethernet
      • You will need to create an account
      • It is a learning curve and there is a test at the end
    • EOS training: https://courses.etcconnect.com/ 
      • Basic knowledge of how to work and operate the lighting console at East Ridge (as well as any other EOS console)
      • Enroll in the EOS Family Level: 1 Essentials course frist
      • If interested, you can do any of the other ones that look interesting but I would recommend doing Level 2 and Level 3 if you want to go further
      • You’ll need to create an account
      • There are tests and quizzes but they are pretty easy

    Advanced (I would only recommend if you really want to go in depth on information. These courses are very lengthy and highly advanced)

    • Q-SYS Training: https://training.qsc.com/course/view.php?id=7
      • Q-SYS is a highly flexible and scalable audio and control solution
      • These videos are highly advanced and you’ll need to download the software to follow along
      • In order to get the certification, you’ll need to pass may quizzes as well as take a final exam that includes creating your own Q-SYS design and submitting it for review
      • This system is used in the gym at ERHS and we are going to implement it district wide for paging control
    • Dante Certification Level 2 and Level 3: audinate.com/certify
      • Go in depth about Dante network protocol and learn advanced systems as well as how to troubleshoot
      • You will need to create an account
      • Tests are very detailed and lengthy

     

    Again, please feel free to reach out to me with any questions or if you’re looking for specific resources!

     

    -Jared

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