The 2005 Entertainment Design Master Classes in sound, lighting and projection will be June 20-24 at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center at the Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York City. The Classes are produced by Entertainment Design and Lighting Dimensions, Primedia publications.
“The 2005 Master Classes offer a chance to learn from top designers and technicians,” said David Johnson, editorial director/associate publisher of Entertainment Design and Lighting Dimensions. “This year we are presenting the first-ever Projection Master Class, led by our creative consultant Wendall K. Harrington. Our speakers for the Broadway Lighting and Broadway Sound Master Classes represent the best Broadway has to offer. Plus, we are offering a reduced, more affordable rate structure for both students and professionals.”
The Master Classes feature comprehensive training seminars in sound, lighting and projection, led by a lineup of Broadway’s most recognizable and award-winning experts. The Classes are designed for everyone, from students with a strong interest in theatrical design to working professionals interested in continuing education or learning about a new design discipline.
The Entertainment Design Master Classes take place in three major sections over the course of five days:
The 11th Broadway Lighting Master Classes (BLMC), June 20-22: Three days of intensive courses focused on the art and science of theatre lighting design. Creative consultant: Jules Fisher.
The 3rd Annual Broadway Sound Master Classes (BSMC), June 22-24: In-depth exploration of current trends in theatre sound design and reinforcement from the artistic process to new technology. Creative consultant: Abe Jacob.
The first-ever Projection Master Classes, June 22-24: Insights into designing projection for live events, with emphasis on the convergence of lighting, sets and projection in theater and concerts. Creative consultant: Wendall K. Harrington.
In addition, Entertainment Design presents its annual EDDY Awards during a gala evening cocktail reception on the evening of June 22. The EDDY Awards recognize industry professionals who have made outstanding contributions in the field of entertainment design and technology.
“The Master Classes provide the perfect opportunity for students, novices and skilled workers alike to meet and learn from proven experts in the field of lighting, sound and projection,” Johnson said. “They can also test the latest products in the Manufacturers Showcase area, and learn about the technology from the product makers themselves. It’s truly a unique opportunity to start or advance a career in Broadway and theater design.”
For more information on schedules and registration, visit www.broadwaymasterclasses.com.