Set Design Basics for Theatre

with Allen Laverty – UHT’s Stage Carpenter Mechanist

Come and learn about all of the materials we have here at Union House Theatre that you can use in your set design.

Aimed at set designers, this workshop will save you heaps of time and money when you design and build your set. We will cover choice of materials, use of existing set elements, how to be sustainable and places to hire/borrow scenery. Beginners welcome!

When: Thurs 26 August, 12pm-1pm
Where: Zoom
Cost: Free!
Register: https://setdesign.eventbrite.com.au
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Participation in Workshops and Masterclasses is open to all University of Melbourne students.

If you have any questions email uht@union.unimelb.edu.au or call 83446975

Accessibility is very important at UHT. Please contact us so we can provide you with the right support to participate in this activity.


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