Architectural Theatres Vol. 4 - 3 PDH
This publication provides an introduction to certain aspects of the architectural design of theatres and concert halls. This volume discusses theatre lighting, scenery and soft goods, and rigging and stage mechanisms. Topics discussed include audience access, functional parameters, life safety and accident prevention, scenery placement, horizontal and vertical movement, HVAC systems and illumination. This publication is one of four in this series dealing with different aspects of the architectural design of concert halls and theatres.
2. THEATER LIGHTING
3. SCENERY AND SOFTGOODS
4. RIGGING AND STAGE MECHANISMS
Upon completion of this course you will:
Learn about technical information and equipment requirements for the construction and operation of Music and Drama Centers;
Learn about overstage positions for theatre lighting;
Learn how to employ proscenium and balcony lighting;
Learn how followspots and projectors are used in stage productions;
Learn about lighting control systems;
Learn how to manage movable scenery;
Learn about the function and operation of traps;
Learn the fundamentals of stage rigging;
Learn how to manage control center equipment; and
Learn about the installation and operation of stage curtains.
This course is intended for architects and engineers wanting an introduction to certain aspects of architectural design of concert halls and theatres.
Benefit for Attendee
This course will give architects and engineers an introduction to lighting, scenery, soft goods and rigging considerations in theatre and concert hall design.
This course provides architectural design guidance for music and drama rooms in theatres and concert halls.
This course will give you professional tools that will help you address rigging, scenery and lighting systems in concert hall and theatre design.