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squared stage and (4) speaker position

I have a theater show with a squared stage (blue). The spectators are sitting on every side of the stage (red squares). And 2 pairs of speakers to be positioned at the corners. The sound will be ...
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How to connect Powered Subwoofer to Mixer?

I have two Alto TS210 Powered Active Speakers connected to Yamaha MG06 Mixer, which is then connected to my laptop via Stereo Y-Cable. That setup is working fine, however, I would like to now add a ...
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Is it ok to put an unbalanced 1/4 inch line through an XLR stage snake?

I've been tasked with setting up and doing sound design for an upcoming live event.Unfortunately, the equipment I have to work with is somewhat lacking. The analogue mixing desk (Allen & Heath ...
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Why does public speaking setup often include multiple microphones?

Often times when I see public figures on media having multiple microphones during their speeches. Sometimes even up to 5 microphones for one person at a time. Why is this? What are these microphones ...
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Assessing the reliability of using a laptop in a stage environment

I have been experimenting with a Dell D-510 laptop computer for stage use. In my equipment arsenal, I also have: A Casio PX-5S keyboard A Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 USB Audio/MIDI Interface An M-Audio ...
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an off stage question

Greetings: Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Rebekah Kanduth and I work at the Las Vegas Academy of International Studies, Performing and Visual Arts. I know this is out of the blue, ...
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Final Mix Runoff Workflow

I'm currently specing a new mix room to be built and wanted to get input if you're willing to share it on runoffs and how your line works: How many Pro Tools stations do you have on your dub stage? ...
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Theater Sound Design Resources

I'm looking for some resources to help me understand the challenges and equipment used in bringing sound design to the theater for plays and musicals. I'm currently using google but if anyone has any ...
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Fixes during the mix. How to go about it?

One thing I know will be inevitable are fixes from the director, or producer, or even actors/producers in some cases. How do you guys prepare/go about doing fixes on the dub stage? Do you bring a ...