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Live Streaming 101 with Matt Downey

January 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Bus Stop Theatre Coop – Trade School Workshop Series. $30 each for the public.
Each workshop is FREE to Co-op Members!
*Join the co-op now for discounts!
SPACE IS VERY LIMITED, and will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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Once you have a zoom link to this online workshop will be sent to you in advance of the workshop date.
Workshop Details: Online, January 21st, 6:30-8:30pm
Live streaming is becoming a regular part of the new performance arts landscape, it is a useful way to get your voice out there in a time we can’t gather, but furthermore it makes your art accessible to people that this is not a new situation to. Live streaming from The Bus Stop, allows you to make full use of the production values of a professionally equipped and staffed space, while getting your art out to a potentially wider audience.
This workshop will be a primer on live streaming your shows at the Bus Stop. it will cover how to set up the space, hook up the necessary cameras and audio equipment, set up your computer, use the OBS streaming software, as well as captioning your events.
About Your Workshop Leader:
Matt Downey (They/He) is the Technical Director of The Bus Stop Theatre Co-op. Originally from St John’s Newfoundland, they have been working for The Bus Stop in multiple capacities for 10 years. Outside (and inside) the Bus Stop they are a lighting and set designer and queer theatre and circus artist, working with companies such as The Villians Theatre, Xara Choral Theatre, Halifax Pride, Workshirt Operahouse, Halifax Fringe, Halifax Summer Opera and Mayworks. Matt is so happy to finally see the Bus Stop own itself and is excited for the possibilities of the future. Everyone should be able to make and see art and the safety of our continued existence is critical to helping that be a sustainable reality in this city
*Join the Co-op now to get discount prices on our workshops!
If you want to attend, yet cost is an issue, please email info@thebusstoptheatre.org and we’ll do our best to accommodate your needs. We hope to make these workshops as accessible as possible!
The Bus Stop Theatre Co-op – Trade School Workshop Series offers monthly workshops to enhance skills that make artistic production more accessible. Stay tuned for the next workshop announcement!
The Trade School Workshop Series is made possible thanks to the support of the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage.