Transcripts of sessions from the inaugural NATEAC in July of 2008.
These transcripts have been lightly edited for clarity and to maintain the intent of each speaker.
Transcript #2008.101 Keynote Address download PDF (355 kb)
Richard Brett and Hugh Hardy
Transcript #2008.104 ADA Compliance download PDF (262 kb)
The continuing saga of what works and what doesn't is further complicated by the rising awareness that technicians and performers also require access. John Coyne and Scott Crossfield, both of Theatre Projects Consultants, Kristi Thomas of Accessology, Inc. and Michael Maag of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival bring their individual perspectives to a much debated topic.
Transcript #2008.109 Designing a Safe Workspace download PDF (295 kb)
Thoughts on Backstage Careers Without Injury
The backstage area in most any theater is an environment rife with potential hazards. The work is performed under tight schedules, involves the use of unusual structural and chemical materials, and, just to make it interesting, often done in the dark. This panel will explore the potential dangers and some solutions to consider in the planning phase. Eddie Raymond, VP of IATSE Local 16 moderates and is joined by Monona Rossol, ACTS, Drew Landmesser, Darrell Ziegler, Associate and in house theatre consultant for Westlake Reed Leskosky.
Transcript #2008.210 Plenary Session download PDF (365 kb)
Steven Ehrenberg and David Taylor