Creating a Run of Show

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Any event with some type of activity on a stage needs a Run of Show document to tell all the behind-the-scenes players what to do. Whether it’s stage managers, lighting technicians, audio technicians, technical directors, or your voice of god (announcer), the Run of Show serves as the architectural blueprint and road map for a successfully executed program. In this class you’ll learn how to create a professional run of show in an easy step by step process.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the purpose of a run of show, and who needs access to it.
  • List all program components that go into a run of show document.
  • Learn tips for ordering the program elements to keep things fresh and lively.
  • See a sample run of show being created for an actual event, matched to an accompanying video showing it in action at the event.

Course Information

Estimated Time: 66 mins

Difficulty: Intermediate

CMP Credit Hours:

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Lizz Torgovnick

Lizz approaches life as she approaches every challenge, as an opportunity to be awesome – and she delivers on this Sequence core value every time.

As Chief Creative Officer and Co-founder, Lizz brings her deep passion for creativity, strategy and hospitality to Team SEQ. Multi-talented with an aesthetic eye, you’ll find Lizz ensuring brand-based strategy, creative conceptual development, flawless execution and unparalleled customer service at every turn. Lizz is often called on to share her perspective and wisdom delivered directly with a dose of fierce wit and signature sarcasm. As a leader in the industry, Lizz rapidly rose through the ranks at international events agency Global Events before moving on to develop her own brand of big-meets-boutique agency by founding Sequence.

Lizz has dazzled countless clients, including LEGO, PopSugar, Spoitfy, Thumbtack, Yahoo, Danone, and The Wharton School.

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