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The Broadway Lighting Master Classes

FULL SCHEDULE HERE

What Is It: The Broadway Lighting Master Classes (BLMC) is a three-day event bringing Broadway’s top lighting designers together to discuss the creative, technical, and practical challenges involved in lighting for the Great White Way. The event includes a ticket to Rocky, The Musical, 10-12 sessions, continental breakfasts, lunches, and a networking reception.

Where Is It: Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 W. 37 Street, New York City, and Sardi's Restaurant, 234 W. 44 Street, New York City (June 1).

When Is It: Friday, May 30-Sunday June 1, 2014, as part of the week-long Live Design Broadway Master Classes (lighting, projection, and sound).

Who Is On The Faculty: Legendary lighting designer Jules Fisher (Lucky Guy, Assassins, 9 to 5) serves as the creative consultant. This year's speakers include Kevin Adams (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Chris Akerlind (Rocky), Mark Barton (Violet), Howell Binkley (After Midnight), Jeff Croiter (Peter and the Starcatcher), Bev Emmons, Wendall K. Harrington, Clifton Taylor, Japhy Weideman (Of Mice And Men), and David Weiner (Dead Accounts). Plus a special conversation between lighting designer Jennifer Tipton and legendary choreographer Twyla Tharp.

Who Should Attend: Undergrad, grad, and post-grad students looking for additional training; working professionals looking to gain insight into theatre lighting; anyone looking for networking opportunities with both established and rising lighting professionals.

What You’ll Learn: This year's sessions include Jules Fisher On Light; Christopher Akerlind on Rocky; Kevin Adams on Hedwig And The Angry Inch; Beverly Emmons and Clifton Taylor on Color And Space; Wendall K. Harrington on Loving My Lumens; and The Next Generation panel. Check FULL SCHEDULE HERE. Here is a A Selected Bibliography: Broadway Lighting Master Classes. 

What Does It Cost: Early Bird rates, which run through April 10,  begin at $375 for Students and $595 for Professionals. In addition, you can also package with Projection at a discount, or take advantage of a Full-Conference Registration for all three Broadway Master Classes and save even more.

Where Can I Stay?: There are two options for housing during the BLMC this year:

HOTEL ROOM
We have reserved a block of rooms at GEM Midtown West, located at 449 W. 36 St, just around the corner from the Baryshnikov Arts Center, for $209/night, plus tax. Call 212/967-7206 and mention group code Live Design.
Hotel cutoff is April 29th.

DORM ROOM
Special arrangements have been made with New York University, offering accommodations priced well below regular hotel rates. These rates are exclusive through Live Design’s Broadway Master Classes only and will not be extended by New York University directly.  Reservations must be made by April 18, 2014 to guarantee rate.  After that date, room blocks will be released and rooms and rates will be based on availability.  Dorm reservations can be made when you register for the classes. 

How Can I Register: Registration is now open! Click here.

 

The Broadway Projection Master Classes

FULL SCHEDULE HERE

What Is It: The Broadway Projection Master Classes (BPMC) is a two-day event bringing Broadway’s top projection designers, content creators, and technical gurus together to discuss the creative, technical, and practical challenges involved in putting together projection design for the Broadway stage and beyond. The two days include continental breakfasts and lunches, 7-8 sessions, and a ticket to Here Lies Love.

Where Is It: NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, 721 Broadway, New York City.

When Is It: Monday, June 2-Tuesday, June 3, as part of the week-long Live Design Broadway Master Classes (lighting, sound, and projection).

Who Is On The Faculty: Projection designer Zachary Borovay (Evita, Rock of Ages, Elf ) serves as the creative consultant. This year's speakers include Peter Nigrini, projection designer for Here Lies Love; Ben Pearcy of 59 Productions (War Horse); Local One electrician Brian Beasley; LD Jason Lyons (Rock Of Ages); scenic designer David Korins (Here Lies Love); Lars Pederson of WorldStage; and Dan Scully (Rocky). Includes a ticket to Here Lies Love.

Who Should Attend: Undergrad, grad, and post-grad students looking for additional training; working professionals looking to gain insight into this burgeoning medium; anyone looking for networking opportunities with both established and rising projection design professionals.

What You’ll Learn: This year's sessions include Zachary Borovay on Broadway Projection Design; Dan Scully on Rocky; Peter Nigrini on Here Lies Love; Jason Lyons and David Korins on collaboration; Driscoll Otto and Caite Hevner on Designers Who Do Double Duty; Lars Pedersen on Partnering With The Shop. FULL SCHEDULE HERE

What Does It Cost: Early bird rates, which run through April 10, begin at $295 for Students and $495 for Professionals. You can also take advantage of a Full-Conference Registration and save on all four Broadway Master Classes.

Where Can I Stay?: There are two options for housing during the BPMC this year:

HOTEL ROOM
We have reserved a block of rooms at GEM Midtown West, located at 449 W. 36 St, just around the corner from the Baryshnikov Arts Center, for $209/night, plus tax. Call 212/967-7206 and mention group code Live Design.
Hotel cutoff is April 29th.

DORM ROOM
Special arrangements have been made with New York University, offering accommodations priced well below regular hotel rates. These rates are exclusive through Live Design’s Broadway Master Classes only and will not be extended by New York University directly. Reservations must be made by April 18, 2014 to guarantee rate. After that date, room blocks will be released and rooms and rates will be based on availability. Dorm reservations can be made when you register for the classes. 

How Can I Register: Registration is now open! Click here.

The Broadway Sound Master Classes

FULL SCHEDULE HERE

What Is It: The Broadway Sound Master Classes (BSMC) is a three-day event bringing Broadway’s top audio professionals together to discuss the creative, technical, and practical challenges involved in creating sound for Broadway. The event includes a ticket to Bullets Over Broadway, 8-10 sessions, continental breakfasts, lunches, and a networking reception.

Where Is It: NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, 721 Broadway, New York City.

When Is It: Wednesday, June 4-Friday, June 6 as part of the week-long Live Design Broadway Master Classes (lighting, sound, and projection).

Who Is On The Faculty: Legendary sound designer Abe Jacob (A Chorus Line, Evita, Rain: A Tribute To The Beatles) serves as the creative consultant. This year's speakers include Mark Bennett (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike), Peter Hylenski (Bullets Over Broadway), Lindsay Jones (Bronx Bombers), Bob McCarthy, Dan Moses Schreier (A Gentleman's Guide To Love And Murder), and Nevin Steinberg (Cinderella). There is also a very special appearance by legendary composer John Kander, who will be participating in a session with Nevin Steinberg.

Who Should Attend: Undergrad, grad, and post-grad students looking for additional training; working professionals looking to gain insight into theatre sound; anyone looking for networking opportunities with both established and rising sound design professionals.

What You’ll Learn: This year's sessions include, A special 4-hour Meyer Sound Training Workshop; A Special Conversation Between Award-winning composer John Kander and sound designer Nevin Steinberg; Peter Hylenski on Bullets Over Broadway and After Midnight; A Composer/Designer panel; John Taylor on the Psycho-Acoustics of Hearing. FULL SCHEDULE HERE

What Does It Cost: Early bird rates, which run through April 10, begin at $375 for Students and $595 for Professionals. In addition, you can also take advantage of a Full-Conference Registration for all three Broadway Master Classes and save even more.

Where Can I Stay?: There are two options for housing during the BSMC this year:

HOTEL ROOM
We have reserved a block of rooms at GEM Midtown West, located at 449 W. 36 St, just around the corner from the Baryshnikov Arts Center, for $209/night, plus tax. Call 212/967-7206 and mention group code Live Design.
Hotel cutoff is April 29th.

DORM ROOM
Special arrangements have been made with New York University, offering accommodations priced well below regular hotel rates. These rates are exclusive through Live Design’s Broadway Master Classes only and will not be extended by New York University directly. Reservations must be made by April 18, 2014 to guarantee rate. After that date, room blocks will be released and rooms and rates will be based on availability. Dorm reservations can be made when you register for the classes. 

How Can I Register: Registration is now open! Click here.

 

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