- Published: Sunday, 05 June 2016 21:29
- Written by Super User
Larry Hirth chairs the Facilities Committee. He and the members of his committee are responsible for seeing to the maintenance of Theatre 42, planning and overseeing any renovations, administrating the rental of Theatre 42 and scheduling its use. Included within its membership is the Facilities Manager, a position filled by Matt Lisa, on a volunteer basis. This group determines the short- and long-term goals that allow Theatre 42 to be the best facility possible for the performance of theatre and for the comfort of audiences within the constraints of MCP's budget.
Matt Lisa is the acting chair of the Performance Committee. The members of this group aid the producer of each individual show. They help to troubleshoot challenges and develop best practices for the staff roles of all shows. Within their mandate is the education of members in the knowledge of theatre crafts ... acting, directing, vocal direction, instrumental direction, choreography, artistic design and the many technical roles that are needed for the success of a production. They also help to develop uniform set building practices so that pieces can be reused throughout many productions. They determine the short- and long-term needs in the areas of lighting, sound, props, costumes and other areas directly related to theatre performance.