This pyro course is being hosted by The Gordon Craig Theatre, in partnership with Just FX and The Association of Stage Pyrotechnicians.
This practical, one-day training course in Stage Pyrotechnics, taught by renowned industry practitioner Lincoln Parkhouse, provides attendees with an overview of different pyrotechnic devices, their uses and the relevant health and safety. Lincoln is also the founding member of The Association of Stage Pyrotechnicians which is a UK administered organisation for people working with stage pyrotechnics. Tutor Lincoln Parkhouse is the Director of Just FX and one of the founding members of the ASP; his knowledge and experience is second to none.
Completion of the course will guarantee you membership to the ASP, which will enable you to share information and dialogue with other technicians, operators and managers on best practice for using pyrotechnics in stage entertainment. During the Stage Pyrotechnics training course there will be a number of live device demonstrations as well as lessons in series wiring, risk assessment and flame proofing. The equipment and devices used, demonstrated and viewed during the course will include products from such manufacturers as Le Maitre, Skyhigh, Theatrical Pyrotechnics and Wells.
As part of the afternoon session participants will be able to put their new skills to the test by setting up and igniting pyrotechnic devices on the stage at the Gordon Craig Theatre.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided and are included in the cost of the course. For directions to the Gordon Craig Theatre both by car and public transport, please go to 'Plan your visit' on our website . Parking is available in the Backstage Car Park for Attendees.
You must be aged eighteen years or over to take part in this course.
The cost is £100 excluding VAT. For further information or to reserve your place, please contact the Chief Technician, Dave Nott at The Gordon Craig Theatre on firstname.lastname@example.org or call Dave on 01438 242612
Pyrotechnics Safety Awareness Course
Date: Monday 4th February 2019
Time: 09:00 -17:00
Location: The Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage, Herts, SG1 1LZ