I first met Bob Johnston in North America’s largest indoor rehearsal room—an Air Canada aircraft hangar where the Rolling Stones were rehearsing the 1989 Steel Wheels tour.
Out of Control is a recurring series written by Nick Gonsman of ETC NYC. Each installment sheds light on an aspect of the theory and practice of entertainment lighting control.
One of the things that every touring company deals with is fitting a show into different venues, whether they have fewer fixtures than you’re used to or the stage is smaller.
This is the first post in a series of articles on synchronization and SMPTE written by lighting designer Roman Vakulyuk and translated into English:
It was July 1988. I had completed a design gig at a Shakespeare festival and returned to New Orleans to look for a month’s worth of work before starting year two of grad school at Tulane University.
The residents of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul offset their harsh winters with a vibrant year-round arts scene.
You can’t talk about the history of dance in the United States without focusing on the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.