Trucker’s Hitch

  Keeping gear from shifting on the truck requires a tight grip on the load. The Trucker’s Hitch gives you the leverage needed to pull tighter than you could with any other knot....

Bowline Knots

The Bowline knot is one of the most useful used in the entertainment industry. It makes a loop of any size at one end of a rope. It is easy to tie and untie. This is the knot used by the riggers on the ground to tie the cable and shackles to the rope the up-riggers...

Audio Mixing FOH view of mixing Legally Blonde

Here is a fantastic view of FOH mixing for Legally Blonde . Posted on YouTube by Sam Johnson. Performed by the cast of Legally Blonde at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre. Make sure annotations are on to see who each fader is. DISCLAIMER: the audio distorts during some...

Olio Drop or Oleo Drop, a roll drop for theater

What is an Olio Drop? An Olio Drop (also spelled Oleo) is a scenic device to unroll a backdrop for theatrical plays or musicals. A traditional olio drop is a form of roll drop with the tube at the bottom. Some use the term “roll drop” interchangeably with...