An introduction to showcalling for Stage Management Students
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An introduction to showcalling for Stage Management Students

Learn about the differences between showcalling for theatre and corporate events
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4.5 (50 ratings)
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293 students enrolled
Created by Kate Salberg
Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 28 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • The basics of showcalling for corporate events
  • The differences between calling for theatre and corporate & the transferable skills
  • There are definite transferable skills between theatre and corporate showcalling
Requirements
  • A basic understanding of calling a show
  • You should have learnt the basics of how to compile your showbook and give cues
Description

This course is to give you a good understanding of the skills required in corporate showcalling. The advantages of coming from a theatre background when entering the corporate showcalling world. 

You will learn about all the technical departments involved on a corporate conference or event together with the roles of the producer and the involvement of the client.

Videos give you a step by step walk through of all the roles and the process for a showcaller from arrival on site to delivery of the show.

There is a short video demonstration of how it sounds to hear a show called at the end of the course.


Who this course is for:
  • Year 2 and 3 stage management students
  • People already starting work in theatre stage management without formal training
  • This course is for people either in training or with some comparable experience of stage management
Course content
Expand all 33 lectures 01:58:30
+ Show Crew
1 lecture 03:21
Showcrew and their location
03:21
+ Lighting
1 lecture 02:40
Lighting
02:40
Why don't you use numbers when giving cues to Lighting?
1 question
+ Sound
3 lectures 07:55
Sound Overview
03:01
Comms Discipline
02:26
Comms Discipline
1 question
Voice of God & Programme Sound
02:28
+ Video
1 lecture 02:55
Video Overview
02:55

What is important to know about videos for the showcaller?

Video
1 question
+ the Vision Mixer and Cameras
1 lecture 02:41
the Vision Mixer and Cameras
02:41

How does the vision mixer listen to the show

Vision Mixer and Cameras
1 question