Fringe Fundamentals For Sound - Edinburgh Edition

Training In Edinburgh - 27th-28th July 2022

Orbital Sound - the industry leader for professional theatre audio - working in partnership with the Pleasance Theatre Trust extend an invitation to technicians of all experience levels to attend a bespoke training event designed specifically for fringe theatre. At the end of the 2 days you will be equipped with the skills and confidence to begin your role in Edinburgh this year and then continue to develop your career into the wider live sound industry.

Following on from Orbital's highly acclaimed "Sound Fundamentals for Theatre" training course which has become the industry's de facto theatre sound training programme, this course helps to prepare technical theatre engineers and theatre sound students for careers in live entertainment.

"Fringe Fundamentals For Sound" combines essential theory with practical skills, catering for a wide cross-section of skill levels. Students are typically about to start their audio or AV role in Edinburgh Festival this year.

Orbital's Head of Education, Mike Thacker will be supported by a team of other highly experienced educators and industry leading design engineers, all of which cements an invaluable, practical and hands on educational experience. Over the 2 days, students are also given the opportunity to experience equipment from leading brands.

For 2022 the course content encompasses modules on:

* Theatre Sound Fundamentals
* Audio Concepts and System Elements
* Audio Processing, transmission and digital audio
* Production Engineering and Cabling Basics
* Safety and Rigging. PPE to safe rigging of PA
* Console setup and Audio Playback
* Qlab and Computer playback essentials
* Console Eq, Dynamics digital mixing basics
* Radio Microphones systems

The venue for this exciting experience is right in the heart of the city at:-

Pleasance One
Pleasance Courtyard
60 Pleasance

Book early, places are strictly limited!

Places costs just £199 plus vat per person to cover the two days.

Orbital's individual education discount of 25% is available to college students, teachers and lectures.

To benefit from this discount, applicants will need to upload proof of eligibility (NUS/student card, NUT/teacher card) when making payment. Please also bring the ID to the course.