This page contains instructions, reference materials, and technical information for various GCA venues, as well as production guidelines for theatre & dance productions.
Planning to work in the Scene Shop? Read this information:
Scene Shop Guidelines (18Sp)
Prop Shop Manager: Jackie Dulaff
Prop Shop Hours for Fall 2019: Tues Wed 3:30-5:30pm
Borrowing something from a local business? You must talk with Prof. Eckelman first, and then complete this form:
WC THE DAN Borrowing Form (18Fa)
Costume Shop Manager: Caitlin Woods
Costume Shop Hours for Fall 2019: Mondays 12-1pm, Wednesdays 1-2:30, Fridays 12:30-2pm
Planning to do costumes for a show? Read this information:
Directions to the Costume Shop (18Fa)
Costume Shop Map (18Fa)
Costume Shop Guidelines (18Fa)
Costume Sign-Out Form (and a Completed Example)
Costume Tips & Tricks (18Fa)
Costume Design Resources (18Fa)
Costumes vs. Props (18Fa)
Dance Costume Inventory (19Fa)
Lighting Shop Manager: Miles Cochran
Lighting Shop Hours for Fall 2019: Tuesdays 2:30-3:30pm & Fridays 1-2pm
You must have a meeting with the Lighting Shop Manager during the week before your load-in, to review these documents and prepare fixtures, color, etc.
Tawes Theatre Rep Plot Information (18Sp):
Tawes Rep Light Plot (1/2” scale)
Tawes Rep Lighting Section (1/2” scale)
Tawes Rep Lighting Elevation (1/2” scale)
Tawes Rep Channel Hookup
Tawes Rep Instrument Schedule
Tawes Rep Focus Area Map
Tawes Rep Focus Charts
Tawes Rep Magic Sheet (2 versions)
Tawes Rep Screen Layout (inverse of Magic Sheet)
Decker Theatre Rep Plot Information (17Sp):
Decker Rep Light Plot (1/2” scale)
Decker Rep Lighting Section (1/2”)
Decker Rep Channel Hookup
Decker Rep Instrument Schedule
Decker Rep Screen Layout (inverse of Magic Sheet)
Decker House Hang Plot Notes (may not be current)
Decker Circuit Info (may not be current)
The Light Lab is in GCA 227, across the hall from Prof. Fox’s office. To reserve a time, consult the calendar on the door!
Before using the Light Lab, you must be trained by Prof. Eckelman or the Lighting Shop Manager.
BBC Sound Libraries
The Department owns a copy of the original BBC Sound Effects Library, which includes 60 CDs (2,400 tracks) of sound effects, all of which are available for use on WC classwork or departmental productions. Individual CDs or the full hard drive may be signed out from Prof. Eckelman. Anyone wishing to use this resource should peruse the index first, to get a sense of the range of content available.
A larger BBC library (of over 16,000 wav files) is also available online HERE. Please take a moment to review the RemArc license agreement before downloading or using any of this content. If you have questions about the license terms, ask Prof. Eckelman.
Projections & Media
Equipment & Software
The GCA owns several analog projectors of varying sizes and brightnesses. Additionally, the Department of Theatre & Dance owns an Isadora license and some other hardware/software.