All pages related to history of technical theatre.

  • Chris Van Goethem

    Chris Van Goethem started in 1983 as a technician in a rental company. He became a stage manager through training on the floor and self-study, and toured with many companies […]

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  • Canon

    The primary aim of the CANON OF TECHNICAL THEATRE HISTORY is to create awareness and understanding about the historic background of the theater technical field in an European context. The […]

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  • Sources

    Online archives and collections Backstage Heritage Collection The Lighting Archive, lighting designs documented Database historische theaters Telescan collection of Jocelyn Morel BackStage Pass, interviews met iconen uit het werkveld Vintage […]

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  • Colleagues and organisations

    Of course, the Expertise centre is not the only one working on the researching, protecting and unlocking of our theatre technical heritage. Both in and outside of Belgium, research groups, […]

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  • Students’ work

    The technical theatre students regularly add to the different research projects. For example, the first version of the scale 1 to 4 model was developed by a student, and students […]

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  • Wood and Canvas

    The Expertise Centre for Technical Theatre collaborated on the congress “Wood and Canvas (and rabbit glue) in the modern world” in June 2014. The theme of the congress was the […]

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  • Channel tour

    Visit Theatres is a unique initiative which promotes the possibilities of visiting the historical theatres of great-Britain, Belgium and the Netherlands as part of the so-called ‘Channel Tour’ of the […]

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  • Changement à Vue

    The Expertise Centre for Technical Theatre of the RITCS and the research cell of SADA (Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts) studied the history of baroque theatre machinery together. The different […]

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  • One-to-four theatre

    An important tool to research historical (and contemporary) working methods is the scale model we developed together with HOAC stage technology and Solution NV. On a scale 1 to 4 […]

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  • Heritage

    History and heritage go hand in hand. Without well-preserved and –documented heritage, it is not evident to conduct research on history, especially when concerning technical elements. This is why the […]

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