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Contact Dave Barclift  Dave Barclift (562) 423-1471 ex: 2150 office/2153 stage Stage Technician

From the Stage to the Movies

Many films have began on stage then turned into films

The Wizard of OZ, 1939 Film Classic
The Wizard of OZ, 1939 Film Classic
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Theatre Production

Life in the Theater

Theatre (or theater) is a branch of the performing arts.

While any performance may be considered theatre, as a performing art, it focuses almost exclusively on live performers creating a self contained drama. A performance qualifies as dramatic by creating a representational illusion. By this broad definition, theatre has existed since the dawn of man, as a result of the human tendency for storytelling. Since its inception, theatre has come to take on many forms, utilizing speech, gesture, music, dance, and spectacle, combining the other performing arts, often as well as the visual arts, into a single artistic form.
The word derives from the Ancient Greek theatron (θέατρον) meaning "the seeing place."
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Running Crew / Stage Crew

Running crew or run crew is a collective term used to describe the members of a technical crew who supervise and operate ("run") the various technical requirements during a performance. The term running crew generally refers to all crew members, excluding performers, on a given production, regardless of their location within the venue, but includes only those present during an actual performance.

Technical crew members (technicians), involved in the initial set-up (load-in) or disassembly (strike) of a production that are not involved in the actual performance are not considered part of the running crew.
This term is typically not applied to crew or department heads, although there are exceptions.
The running crew may also include performers, if they are functioning in technical capacities while offstage.
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Teachers

 

Jodi Irish
Video Production Teacher
562-423-1471 x 2283
Jirish@lbschools.net

 

Dave Barclift
Production Stage Crew Teacher
562-423-1471 x.2150
DBarclift@lbschools.net

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