Scenic Design Master Classes
New York City, October 2-3, 2012
Creative consultant: David Gallo
Build Up Your Knowledge & Find Out How It’s Done On Broadway at the Live Design Scenic Design Master Classes
Join creative consultant David Gallo and other top Broadway scenic designers including John Lee Beatty, Rob Bissinger, David Korins, Frank McCullough, Derek McLane, plus lighting designer Ken Billington and props master Pete Sarafin. See a performance of Nice Work If You Can Get It, the hit Broadway musical with a great Gershwin score and outstanding sets by Derek McLane. Network with professionals and meet the masters of Broadway scenic design.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Baryshnikov Arts Center: 450 W. 37th Street, NYC
9:00-9:30am: registration (on 4th floor at BAC), coffee & bagels
9:30-9:45am: David Gallo: opening remarks
9:45-11:15am: David Korins
Foundation to Finish: What makes each Broadway show a unique experience from inspiration to logistics through tech and previews.
11:30am-1:00pm: David Gallo
Nuts and Bolts of Broadway: The practical side: booking the job, how the studio works, interactions with shops, general managers, producers, props, etc.
1:00-2:00pm: Lunch and Scenic Showcase (including Rose Brand, Hudson Scenic, iWeiss, and PRG)
2:00-3:30pm: Christine Jones
The Empty Space: Let's Fall In Love: How to face the terror of an empty black box, and a look at the design process.
3:45-4:45: Ken Billington
Shedding Light On Broadway: Tony Award-winning Lighting Designer discusses his collaborations with scenic designers in the tight quarters of a Broadway house.
5:00-6:00pm: Dinner on your own
6:00pm: Pre-show Q&A at The Imperial Theatre, 249 W. 45 St, NYC: Please meet on the 46th Street side of the theatre by 6pm for entry to the Q&A
7:00-9:40pm: Nice Work If You Can Get It, at The Imperial Theatre, 249 W. 45 St, NYC
10pm-10:30pm: Open House/cocktails at David Gallo’s Studio, 250 W. 49 Street, NYC
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
9:00-9:30am: Coffee and bagels
9:30-11:00am: Derek McLane
Nice Work If You Can Get It: An in-depth discussion of the scenic design for the hit Broadway musical.
11:00-11:30am: Derek McLane & Pete Sarafin (props for The Best Man)
Beyond the Fourth Wall: Discussion of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man and immersive theater on Broadway
11:45-1:00pm: Frank McCullough
It's All in the Details: The vital role of the associate.
1:00-2:30pm: Lunch and Scenic Showcase (including Rose Brand, Hudson Scenic, iWeiss, and PRG)
2:30-4:00pm: John Lee Beatty
Designing on Broadway: The master of scenic design discusses over four decades of designing on Broadway.
Shops And Drops: Representatives from Hudson Scenic, Rose Brand, and iWeiss discuss Broadway design case studies and relationships with designers.
Moderator, Rob Bissinger, scenic designer
5:45-6:15pm: Q&A, closing remarks
*Subject to change
Register now and get early bird rates of $445/student; $545/professional.