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Enrolments are now open for AXIS: an introduction to production tech for women, non-binary and gender non-conforming event producers, managers and students.
Over a series of onsite and online classes, you’ll develop hands-on skills for live digital sound, PA setup, lighting and general technical support requirements to work on productions, events and festivals. It’s the perfect course to meet like-minded peers and industry experts.
Key Dates and Classes
Onsite, practical: Lighting with Bronwyn Pringle
Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 November, 10am-6pm
Online, theory: Lighting with Bronwyn Pringle
Tuesday 30 November, 6-8pm
Online, theory: Audio with Jenny Moon
Wednesday 15 December, 6-8pm
Onsite, practical: Audio with Jenny Moon and Charlie Farmer
Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 of December, 10am-6pm
Tuesday 21 December, 6-8pm
As a subsidised course, fees have been heavily reduced so they are accessible. If you’re under financial stress and would like to partake in AXIS, please get in touch. All enquiries go to Urvi Majumdar on email@example.com
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Axis is a pre-accredited training course that is subsidised by Learn Local.
Date & Times
27 November – 21 December
- Performance Space
Meet the Facilitators
Bronwyn Pringle is a Melbourne/Naarm based Lighting Designer. She has worked around Australia with companies such as ArtPlay, NICA, Ilbijerri, MTC, Australian Theatre of the Deaf, Jolt Arts, Black Hole Theatre, Outback Theatre for Young People and more, working on projects ranging from large festivals to small developmental pieces in venues that include The Princess Theatre, a London West End Nightclub, a warehouse in Buenos Aires, the Federation Square air-conditioning ducts and a wool-shed in Glencoe, plus many more conventional and non-conventional theatre spaces.
She co-founded the company Making Space, to create opportunities for design driven, immersive works that engage in the tactile qualities of live experience, while prioritising a sustainable design. Her work also has a strong focus on art that engages with social justice.
Bronwyn received the 2020 Green Room Award for technical achievement, and has previously received Green Room Awards for alias Grace (Malthouse Theatre) and Letters from Animals (Here Theatre/SRWT) plus numerous nominations, and two Melbourne Fringe Festival Design Collaboration awards.
She holds a Masters in Design for Performance from the University of Melbourne.
Charlie Farmer (she/they) is a live sound engineer and musician living and working in naam/Melbourne. Trained as a classical violinist, Charlie began sound engineering with a desire to better understand music and sound, and to gain the skills to record their own projects. From here, she began a career in live sound, working in venues and on festivals around Victoria. From orchestral and jazz shows to pub gigs and even dog shows, Charlie relishes the variety of a life in sound keeping her curious and passionate.
Jenny Moon is the directress of Moon Mother Productions Pty Ltd. Since 1991 Jenny has been an inspirational leader in the male-dominated world of live music production and has kicked open the doors for the next generation of female leaders. Founded in 1991, Jenny’s company Moon Mother Productions deliver a complete range of event production services across Melbourne and Victoria, which always showcase a refreshing and innovative personal touch. Jenny started out as an audio engineer over 30 years ago, her career has seen her tour internationally as a front of house/monitor audio engineer, tour manager & production manager. She has production managed and cofounded some of Australia’s most iconic music festivals such as The Falls Festival, Queenscliff Music Festival, Meredith Music Festival, The Drop Festival and Melbourne International Jazz Festival.
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