Tech Troupe


Stage Manager Workshop

Grades 6-adult

This  hands-on workshop will cover all aspects  of stage management. We will cover the various roles of the stage manager. Starting with Auditions and show prep, though rehearsals and into Tech Week. Then running the show during tech week and performances and strike. Stage manager paperwork and tasks/jobs…rehearsal reports, line notes, being on book, spiking the floor, blocking notes and more. Learn how to use and  build a call book and a prompt book. Learn how to call a show, and practice calling a show.  Headset protocol, theatrical terminology,  who does what in the theater world, theatre traditions. Learn how to build  a stage manager kit. Plus lots of tricks of the trade! We will work with a light and sound board, projection and cue Lab software. Practice with headset and practice calling a show.


Our Class is led by Brice O'Neal who Directs our Theatre Technical Theatre Troupe.

Brice is an experienced theatre educator,

a Professional Technical director & theatre educator. Brice brings over 40 years in professional, community , and school theater on stage & backstage Tech directing and directing.

 Brice will be assisted by some special guest experienced stage managers.



One Day Workshop $50  


SATURDAY, April 6th 12-5pm

Grades 6 - adult

 (Youth and adults!)


Workshop meets at: 

300 Harriet St. 

Ypsilanti, MI 


SIGN UP HERE!



INTERVIEW FOR SPRING SHOW TECH CREW! 

Sign up HERE to interview for TECH CREW

Interviews will be held Tuesday March 19th 

7-9PM at 

300 Harriet St. 

Interviews taken all night! Walk in and interview!  

TECHNICAL CREW CONTRACT

Committing  to your responsibilities as a crew and ensemble member with the Professional Youth Theatre of Michigan. 


Note: If you do not want to serve on crew for the show…you may still help with building and tech production by joining Tech Troupe and coming to Tech Troupe work days. Just fill out the Tech Troupe form on web site under tech troupe

*ALL CREW MEMBERS MUST ALSO FILL OUT TECH TROUPE FORM ON PYTMI WEBSITE UNDER TECH TROUPE

I understand the following

I am providing my email and cell phone info below. I as the crew meber will check my email. Once Pre Tech week starts I will check email daily


Crew contracts are due by April 2nd 2024

REQUIRED -Parent meeting date TBA. . Only One parent is required to attend (actors are welcome to attend but not required!) PARENT MEETING INFO IS ON THE GOOGLE DRIVE 

REQUIRED  Tech meeting and First read thru for both casts will be following the parent meeting (around 6pm) and go until 8:00. Parents are only needed for their portion of the meeting! 

REQUIRED -Pre Tech week run thoughts and Tech week . Pre Tech week will be the 2 run though before tech week at Harriet , to see and know the show. 

Tech week will be 2 weeks starting with load in, then cue to cue and Tech rehearsal and the first shows. Then cue to cue for the next week and rehearsal , then 2nd show and little shop of horrors show. Following the last sunday show we wills trike *required for all cast and crew.


YOU MUST BE AT ALL TECH WEEK REHEARSALS AND SHOWS.

 TECH  WEEK/S PLAN 


1st week Tech plan 

SUNDAY  May 19th 6 P.M. LOAD IN

MONDAY   May 205:00 Nemo call run 6-7 

7:00 LS call run til 9:30 

TUESDAY May 21 5:00 Nemo call run 6-7 

7:00 LS call run til 9:30 

WEDNESDAY  May 22 5:00 Nemo call run 6-7 

7:00 LS call run til 9:30 

THURSDAY May 23 5:00 Nemo call run 6-7 

7:00 LS call run til 9:30

FRIDAY May 24 Nemo call 5:00 for 7:00 show 

SATURDAY  May 25 Nemo call 10 for 12:00 show 

Nemo call 4:00 for 6:00 show 

SUNDAY  May 26 Nemo call 12 for 2:00 show 

2nd week Tech plan 

SUNDAY  May 26 5:00 Nemo call run 6-8:30

MONDAY  May 27 5:00 Nemo call run 6-7 

7:00 LS call run til 9:30 

TUESDAY  May 28 5:00 Nemo call run 6-7 

7:00 LS call run til 9:30 

WEDNESDAY  May 29 5:00 Nemo call run 6-7 

7:00 LS call run til 9:30 

THURSDAY  May 30 5:00 LS call for 7:00 show 

*LITTLE SHOP DOES THUR NOT NEMO

FRIDAY May 31  Nemo call 5:00 for 7:00 show 

LS call 6:30 for 8:00 show (which will prob be 8:15-8:30) 

SATURDAY  June 1 Nemo call 10 for 12:00 show 

LS call 12:00 for 2:00 show 

Nemo call 4:00 for 6:00 show 

LS call 6:00 for 8:00 show 

SUNDAY  June 2 Nemo call 10 for 12:00 show LS call 12:00 for 2:00 show

SUNDAY JUNE 2 STRIKE FOLLOWS SHOW *REQUIRED FOR ALL CAST N CREW


***REQUIRED Tech Troupe work days each Sunday 12-5  at Harriet building Plus one of  2 special work days TBA for full cast and crew. You can be at both too!

Also rehearsals once a week TBA. We will work out a schedule.


***Note Stage Managers and ASM's will follow a schedule to be worked out, allowing one stage manager to be at each rehearsal.

NOTE-You may fill out a the conflict calendar list and provide to the Tech Director, with conflicts. BUT no conflicts during Tech Week or pre Tech week.


300 Harriet st. Ypsilanti is the location for all meetings, rehearsals and classes . 

Tech week we will be at the RAC (theatre) Riverside arts center in ypsilanti

Behind every good production are 

AWESOME TECHIES!! 

Join our Technical Theatre Troupe! 


When: Every Sunday 1-4 PM (12-4 as show time approaches!) 

Where: 328 Harriet St. Ypsilanti 

Who: 3-12th graders 

What: Come help us build, paint and create the next production! When we arent working toward show time we are learning what it means to be a great technician and what the world of theatre is all about! Learn from professionals about what it takes to be a part of the stage magic. 

FILL OUT THE TECH CONTRACT 

HERE!  

Pay your technician fees 

HERE!

QUESTIONS? Email Brice O'Neal 

briceoneal@gmail.com