I came to lighting design late in my career and purely out of necessity. About nine years ago, I took the helm at Good Luck Macbeth and I didn’t know any lighting designers. I learned how to do it. We had eight Source 4 Pars and a 16 channel light board. It rarely gets easier than that. It also rarely gets harder. I soon outgrew the capabilities of our lighting rig and knew not only
A (new) Message from our Executive Director- Another Monday update coming your way! Since my last update, our business closure has been extended through April 30. We’re still trying to figure out what that means for our current season, but expect to be able to update you with more information by next Monday’s message. In the meantime, we’ve got some wonderful news to share- We’ve updated our mission statement! Believe it or not, this process began months ago. But
This week the depression of the quarantine really started to set in. I miss hanging out with friends. I miss sitting at my favorite barstool at my favorite bar. I miss karaoke nights. And I especially miss going to the theater and watching a show. In order to try and combat my depression, I’m trying to dive into things that make me happy and will take my mind off of all the negativity going on
We love Q2Q comics and you should too, check them out! What is a Stage Manager? A strict and mean villain, meant to tell you everything you’re doing wrong? The person that yells at you about your props and costumes? No! Well, yes… but there’s so much more! Please join us on our stage management journey. While this is just an intro, we will be back with all the hot SM gossip. What’s that? There’s
I never imagined when I began teaching theater education in the Reno community that I would ever be trying to navigate teaching from my living room with no adorable little faces staring back at me. I would give just about anything to have 10 kids all asking me 10 questions at once, asking me to open up their fruit snacks, and me telling them to stop pulling up the strings on my tattered carpet. However,
One of the most amazing developments in recent(ish) technology has been 3D Printing. More specifically, FDM (fused deposition modeling) printing – it’s advancement as well as affordability. A quick primer on how it works – some kind of filament, usually plastic (PLA, ABS, PETG, etc.) is fed into a hot end nozzle where it melts and is deposited on a build plate. The hot end is connected to three axis motors (X, Y, Z) that
Another week has gone by without welcoming anyone to our theater and we fear it may be quite sometime before our doors reopen, but that doesn’t mean that Reno Little Theater has gone away. We’ve been working as hard as ever to create content to share with our community. After all, our mission is to create theatrical experiences… not just to do plays! If you have not done so already, please consider following us on Facebook and Instagram.