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Date / Time: Sunday 14th April

Duration: 11.00 - 13.00

Venue: Curve Theatre

Practitioner: Ali Stringer and Hamish Ellis

Sound 101 (NSDF19)

Location: Curve Theatre

Ever wondered what a compressor does? This session will look at different types of outboard equipment and how to use them to improve the overall mix.

Ali works for Lamp & Pencil, designing and building practicals and bespoke items for projects and shows. He is also a freelance sound engineer working on a wide variety of shows within theatre and events. NSDF19 will be Ali's fifth Festival and his second as Head of Sound.

Hamish is a theatre maker specialising in touring and working in non-theatre spaces. He is the Theatre Manager at Cranleigh School currently. In 2017 he has worked on Slung Low’s 4-part epic, Flood in Hull and with Paines Plough’s pop up venue Roundabout. He has worked with NSDF alumni Paperfinch at Theatr Clwyd on The Nutcracker & The Snow Queen.