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Part of the Grid: QLab for Sound Design

Mon 15 Apr 2024



£15 (£12)


6.30pm – 8.30pm

Part of the Grid: QLab for Sound Design

Part of the Main: Artist Training Workshops

This session is no longer taking place in-person at Exeter Phoenix. Instead it will be taking place online on Monday 15th April 6:30 – 8:30pm.

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Join award-winning theatre company Part of the Main for ‘Part of the Grid’, their series of online theatre training workshops aimed at providing artists with practical skills that enable them to create and develop their own work. These sessions will run throughout April and include: Marketing Your Theatre Production, Introduction to QLab for Sound Design, Introduction to Captioning, Introduction to Audio Description, and Budgeting & Fundraising for Theatre.

Five free spots in each workshop are available to deaf, disabled, neurodiverse, Black, and Global Majority artists on a first-come, first-serve basis.

QLab for Sound Design

An introduction on how to use and programme QLab, the leading software for sound design in live performance, led by local sound designer Nick Laws. By the end of the workshop, participants will feel comfortable programming a basic sound design.

About Nick Laws:
Nick is a Video and Sound Designer, as well as Editor and Animator, who has designed a variety of theatrical productions, and has worked extensively in production sound for theatre and live events. Nick recently worked as the Production Sound Engineer for Bath Theatre Royal’s production of ‘A View From The Bridge’, sound designed by Gregory Clarke. Working as a designer and also as a PSE has allowed Nick to not only to the understand the creative elements of QLab, but also the myriad of additional figures it possesses that can be implemented in a live setting for incredible results.

Budgeting and Fundraising for Theatre

A crash course in how to create a working budget for your theatre project, and how to find funding from sources like Arts Council, trusts and foundations, individual donors, and related engagement activities. Led by Part of the Main’s Artistic Director Olivia Munk, who has produced work at venues like the Barbican, Soho Theatre, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and VAULT Festival.



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