If you are interested in participating, please pre-register by emailing Shannon Bowen at mailto:email@example.com with your name and what workshop(s) you would like to attend. In order to attend, we ask you to become a member at RWT for the upcoming season (starting memberships fees begin at $15 and can be completed on our website at www.riverwalktheatre.com/get-involved).
We are also looking to attach participants to shows throughout the season.
Workshops (all take place at Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, across from the Lansing Center — except the one at The Costume Shop. as noted)
7/13 & 20 - Lighting design with Cody Skalmowski - Part I Basics July 13, 4-6 pm; Advanced July 20, 2-4 pm.- This course will cover the basics of theater lighting and board operation. We will discuss the purpose of theater lighting and the different types of instruments the lighting designer needs to do a show. Basic board operations will be discussed. Creating and patching a showfile, recording of basic cues, and how to run a show will be covered. Lighting Design Part II Advanced will cover much more advanced aspects of board programming. DMX512 cabling and addressing will be explored. Patching advanced fixtures, and how to properly use them will also be shown. This course will vary in complexity based on the knowledge of the students attending.
7/13 & 20 - Set design/build/scenography with Tom Ferris - July 13 and/or 20, 10 am-12 pm. -Set design/build/scenography with Tom Ferris- (two dates available) These workshops will coincide with the set building being done for the first shows of the season.
7/17 - Costume design with Kate Koskinen -July 17 from 5:30-7:30 pm AT the RIVERWALK COSTUME SHOP, 1131 May St.- Costume design with Costume Shop Manager Kate Koskinen-July 17 from 5:30p-7:30p *AT RWT COSTUME SHOP - not at Riverwalk.
7/20 - Properties design with Diane Cooke and Bernie Lucas - July 20 12:30-2 pm - Learn from this experienced duo of Props Mistresses.
8/3 - Stage Management with Rita Deibler - August 3, 12:30-2pm - Learn from this user-experienced Stage Manager.
8/10 - Makeup design with Susie Perazza - August 10, 12:30-2pm - Learn from this experienced Makeup Artist.
9/? Hair design with Lori Bailey-Smith - Stay tuned for a date to be determined in September 2019
Also coming soon- Sound Design workshops