Jules Fisher, Abe Jacob, and Wendall Harrington have announced their schedules for the Entertainment Design Master Classes, to be held June 20-24 at the Tribeca Arts Center in New York City.

Jules Fisher’s Broadway Lighting Master Classes, to be held June 20-22, will feature such lighting luminairies as Brian MacDevitt, Peggy Eisenhauer, and Don Holder, as well as a special panel discussion with for leading scenic designers, John Lee Beatty, Heidi Ettinger, David Gallo, and David Korins. Movin’ Out will be the Broadway show all attendees will get to see as part of the event.

Abe Jacob’s Broadway Sound Master Classes, to be held June 22-24, will feature top sound designers like Andrew Bruce, Simon Baker, Peter Fitzgerald, and Brian Ronan. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang will be the Broadway show all attendees will get to see as part of this event.

Wendall Harrington’s Projection Master Classes, to be held June 23-24, will feature top projection experts like Sage Carter, Paul Vershbow, and Mary Recine discussing the creative and technical process of projection design for live events.

The following is the complete schedule for the week; note that all speakers and times are subject to change.

Entertainment Design Master Classes Master Schedule


Monday, June 20
8-9am: Registration and Continental Breakfast

9-12:30: Jules Fisher: An Approach to Lighting The Stage

12:30-1:30: Lunch

1:30-3: Brian MacDevitt Topic TBD

3-4:30: Wendall Harrington: Projection and the Lighting Designer

4:30-7: Manufacturer Showcase/Cocktail Reception

Tuesday, June 21
8-9am: Continental Breakfast

9-10:30: Peggy Eisenhauer: Cueing The Musical: Sculpting Time and Rhythm

10:30am-12pm: Bev Emmons and Clifton Taylor: Thinking About Color

12-2: Lunch/Manufacturer Showcase

2-3:30: Don Holder Topic TBD

3:30-5: Vivien Leone: Communication Through Paperwork

8-11pm: Movin' Out, Richard Rodgers Theatre, show and post-show discussion

Wednesday, June 22
8-9am: Continental Breakfast

9-10:30: Peggy Eisenhauer: Emoting and Motion: Communicating With Movement

10:30-12: Don Holder: A Critique of Movin' Out

12-2: Lunch/Manufacturer Showcase

2-3:30: John Lee Beatty, Heidi Ettinger, David Gallo, and David Korins: Scenic Design and the Lighting Designer

7-10: The EDDY Awards


Wednesday, June 22
8am-12pm: Registration

1pm-2:30pm: John Kilgore: Sound Effects, John Kilgore Recording Studio, 630 Ninth Avenue, #307

7-10: The EDDY Awards

Thursday, June 23
8-9am: Registration and Continental Breakfast

9-10: Abe Jacob: An Introduction To Theatre Sound Design

10-12: Sam Berkow: Optimization in the Theatre

12-1: Lunch

1-2:30: Brian Ronan: Designing The Jukebox Musical

2:30-4: Peter Fitzgerald: The Evolution of Theatre Sound Design

4-6: Cocktail Reception/Manufacturer Showcase

8-11: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Hilton Theatre, 42nd Street, with post show discussion

Friday, June 24
8:30-9:30am: Continental Breakfast

9:30-11am: Simon Baker, Lew Mead (and from the audience, Andrew Bruce): A Sound Critique of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

11-11:30: Robin Whitaker: Source Oriented Reinforcement

11:30-12: Richard Bugg: Integrating A Playback System into a Digital Audio Console

12-2: Manufacturer Showcase/Lunch

2-3:30: Larry Estrin: Designing The Big Show: Communications and Beyond

3:30-5: Speaker TBA

Projection Master Classes

Wednesday, June 22
7-10pm: The EDDY Awards

Thursday, June 23
8-9am:Registration and Continental Breakfast

9-11:Wendall Harrington: Projection Design: An Overview

11-12: Mary Recine: Finding The Image

12-2: Lunch/Manufacturer Showcase

2-3: PANI/PIGI Screen Test

3-4: Sage Carter: Getting The Image To The Screen

Speaker TBA

5:30-8:30: Cocktail Reception

Friday, June 24
8-8:30am: Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:30am: Bus Ride to Scharff Weisberg

9:30-10:30: Peter Scharff: Being a Good Client

10:30-12:30: Paul Vershbow: The Hardware

12:30-1:30: Lunch

1:30-4pm: Product Demos/Q&As

4:30: Bus Back to Tribeca

The price structure for the Master Classes is as follows:

BLMC (June 20-22)
Professional: $695
Union/Association: $495
Student: $350

BSMC (June 22-24)
Professional: $595
Union/Association: $395
Student: $300

Projection Master Classes
(June 22-24)
Professional: $595
Union/Association: $395
Student: $300

Full Conference (June 20-24)
Includes BLMC and BSMC or Projection Master Classes
Professional: $1095
Union/Association: $795
Student: $550

To register now or for more information, go to www.broadwaymasterclasses.com