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Theatre Timeline

Theatre Timeline is a recent OISTAT working group.

The aims are to provide a focus group for interest in and projects about historical theatres, theatre practice and technologies, to foster better general understanding of older theatre technologies, international exchange of information, and guidance on recording and preservation.


A half day Hemp rigging workshop exploring loading, multiple pulleys etc
A one day Revox workshop creating ‘ hand-made’ sound-works
A two day Projection workshop with invited historical equipment and slides / materials
A one day ‘Trash’ lighting workshop creating light effects from found, discarded and bizarre materials and processes.

Theatre Timeline

Chris Van Goethem
Kate Burnett