MASTERCLASS: Protocols between
​​​​​​​Automation and Stage Management

About The Webinar

Shmem (Emma) Geddes, former Head of Automation for Cirque du Soleil leads this masterclass on terminology and communication protocols between automation operators and stage managers/show callers.
Included in this class:
- Setting up cue lists
- The two way communication between show callers and operators
- How to set up infallible protocols
- The responsibilities of an automation operator
- The relationship between an operator and a performer flying on a winch.
- Show mode versus rehearsals and training.
Former Production Stage Manager, Anna Robb will be supporting this class from a Stage Management / Show Caller perspective.
This webinar is geared towards automation operators and show callers/stage managers. Don’t miss this chance to hone your skills and prepare yourself for the world of calling and operating automation.
About Shmem:
Shmem Geddes makes stuff move, people fly, and occasionally gets dirty doing so. Shmem is currently working as Head of Automation for "Under the Same Sky" by Cirque du Soleil. She previously served as Head of Automation on "Kurios" and Assistant Head of Automation on "La Perle" in Dubai.
New York: Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 10:00AM
London: Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 3:00PM
Dubai: Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 7:00PM
New Delhi: Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 8:30PM
Hong Kong: Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 11:00PM
Sydney: Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 02:00AM
​​​​​​​Auckland: Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 04:00AM
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  • Shmem Geddes

    Former Head of Automation for Cirque du Soleil

  • Anna Robb

    Former Production Stage Manager / TheatreArtLife

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