Studio School of Design, Local USA 829 and SDCF present:
Director, Choreographer & Designer In-Person Networking Event for Theatrical Performance

Studio School of Design is partnering with Local USA 829 and Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation to co-host a ZOOM director/choreographer-designer networking event.

It will primarily consist of one-on-one meetings where directors/choreographers will be paired with designers.

SPACE IS LIMITED – Please sign up by January 9th, 2024. This series is open to designers, directors, and choreographers at all stages of their careers. This is open to union, and non-union designers in all categories, and directors and choreographers do not need to be members of SDC to attend.

THIS IS A TWO-HOUR ONLINE EVENT. Since it is structured as a series of one-on-ones, we ask that you stay the whole time. ASL interpreters are available. To help us book the correct number of interpreters, please let us know if you would use this resource by January 9.

Price: FREE!
Program Facilitator(s):

Daisy Long and Jane Shaw

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Working as an associate or assistant on large-scale projects has emerged as a viable career option. This course will take an in-depth look at the associate and assistant role in a large-scale Commercial (Broadway) production. You will also gain skills that can be applied in other areas of lighting careers

As with ALL Studio School of Design ONLINE Courses, each session will be videotaped and shared with participants for a limited time in case you can not attend a specific session. 

Studio School Courses are open to participants from around the world. 

Eight (8) 2-hour sessions meeting online on Mondays (except May 28), 6 pm – 8 pm (EDT) (2200-0000 UTC).

This course is designed for early and mid-career professionals

Price: $600 ONLINE, Early Bird Special: only $500 if you register before April 1, 2024.
Program Facilitator(s):

Craig Stelzenmuller and Guests

Photo: “Billy Elliot” Scenic Design by Campbell Baird and Robert Andrew Kovach; Costume Design by Dustin Cross; Lighting Design by Craig Stelzenmuller. Pictured: Sam Faulkner Photo by Curtis Brown. Production at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, North Carolina Theater.

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This online, zoom-based course will cover the ins and outs of setting up your own business, working as a freelancer under the new and changing tax codes, negotiating skills, and other parts of our life that are not generally covered in designer training.

As with ALL Studio School of Design ONLINE Courses, each session will be videotaped and shared with participants for a limited time in case you can not attend a specific session. 

Studio School Courses are open to participants from around the world. 

This course will consist of Six (6) 2 ½-hour Sessions meeting on Wednesdays from July 6-August 10 7pm-9:30pm, UTC-4 (EDT).

This course is designed for theatrical designers in all disciplines and at all stages of their career

Price: $600 ONLINE
Program Facilitator(s):

Amith Chandrashaker and Guests

Photo: Fairview at the Soho Rep, Scenic Design by Mimi Lien, Costume Design by Montana Levi Blanco, Lighting by faculty member Amith Chandrashaker, Pictured: MaYaa Boateng as Keisha, Photograph by Julieta Cervantes

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In this program, veteran lighting designers Anne Militello and Beverly Emmons discuss the history of the pioneers who blazed new trails to create the field of lighting design. Learn more about the influential designers you have heard about, and discover some you may not!

Price: Free video seminar
Program Facilitator(s):

Anne Militello with special guest: Beverly Emmons

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