HDYGTFAJ : Gabriel Barrara

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I first met Gabriel Barrera, the Scenic Charge Artist for Oregon Shakespeare Festival, when he introduced himself to the Guild at the 2017 USITT conference in March. Having people in common at his theatre, we easily struck up a conversation, and that…

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12Dec

Getting a Hand on Gloves

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As artists and craftspeople our best and most important tools are not our brushes, but our hands. We have ten irreplaceable fingers and two palms that flick here and swish there to create magic. WE NEED TO PROTECT THEM! Leather…

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30Nov

Health and Safety Info on a Budget

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Guest Author: Rebecca Denny BurtonNote: This article is from a series written by Rebecca Denny Burton for the Minneapolis-based organization "Technical Tools of the Trade". It is their goal to bring technical theatre people together to learn from each other,…

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21Nov

Safety: Resources and the HHE

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Note: This article is the second in a series written by Rebecca Denny Burton for the Minneapolis-based organization "Technical Tools of the Trade". It is their goal to bring technical theatre people together to learn from each other,  thus making…

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8Nov

HDYGTFAJ : Scott Gerwitz

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We all start somewhere. We’re going to hear from the people who kept at it, and wound up somewhere unexpected and awesome. In this interview, we’re hearing some of that wisdom from Scott Gerwitz. Scott was my first "real" Charge…

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1Sep