Seminar on Theatre Techniques on May 18-22, 2019 in Joensuu/Outokumpu

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Light design

This seminar is directed for theatre technicians in North Karelia (Finland) and Russian Karelia. The seminar is free of charge for participants.

Part 1:
Time: Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19 at 10-16
Place: Riveria, Teollisuuskatu 2, Outokumpu
Expert: Light Designer Jyrki Sinisalo (Helsinki)
Theme: Basics of Light Design

 On Saturday:
demo and its analysis
from which elements the scene is made from lights point of view?
cooperation of light and sound in the scene
when is the scene ready from lights point of view?
elements of light design
how do colours effect on design
esing language

On Sunday:
- suspension security / risks
system vs electricity
system in theatre tour
optional sources of light
shadow theatre
table theatre

 In this part there are 6 places for Russian participants and 6 for Finnish. Meals are included.

Part 2:
Time: Monday and Tuesday, May 20-21 at 9-15
Paikka: Riveria, Teollisuuskatu 2, Outokumpu
Theme: Use of Video and Sound in Theatre
Expert: Video and Sound Designer Severi Haapala (Helsinki)

 On Monday:
basics of video
basics of image transfer
tools of video design (programs vs equipment, mapping, NDI, syphon)

On Tuesday:
tools of video design continues
basics of sound design
sound and video programs in performance (Qlab4, Ableton Live, MadMapper…)

 In this part there are 6 places for Russian participants and 6 for Finnish. Meals are included

Part 3:
Time: Wednesday, May 22 at 9-15
Place: Riveria, Otsola Campus, auditory, Tulliportinkatu 3, Joensuu

Theme: Carrier as a Lighting and Set Designer
Expert: Lighting and Set Designer Mikki Kunttu (Montreal)

Mikki Kunttu is internationally successful designer, who has worked in the fields of dance, theatre, popular music, opera, television and applied art. He will tell about his carrier and as a case study introduces us “Alegria” of Cirque du Soleil, which lighting he has designed.

Finnish participants: there are still places left in the part 3! Please, register in by 16.5.2019 for

This workshop is part of Theatre Crossroads project, funded by Karelia CBC program. This workshop is organized by Finland-Russia-Society, North Karelia Municipal Education and Training Consortium Riveria, and Theatre of Joensuu.

Additional information:
Tiina Ynnilä, Finland-Russia Society, +358 400 640 526
Marko Salimäki, Riveria Department of Theatre and Performance Techniques, +358 50 4006077
Marko Pölönen, Theatre of Joensuu, +358 50 3109451