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HARLEYQUIN PERFORMANCES

Sun Jan 20th @ 4 pm slt – MoonShadow Theatre
Performance DJ & Choreographer

Thurs Jan 31st @ 6 pm slt – Noir Neverland

HARLEYQUIN LEARNING CENTER EVENTS

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Harleyquin Workshop Listing

Harleyquin Learning Center Landing Point

All are welcome and no registration is required.

Come and participate or observe!

Workshops are presented in voice.   Please make sure you can hear voice before arriving.  If you prefer not to participate – feel free to come listen!  Comfy chairs and class notes provided.

Please arrive early to prepare.  To allow for greater focus and minimize distractions, the sim may be closed when the workshop begins.

 

Saturday, Jan 19th

9 am slt
Mini Workshop:  Reduce Lag!  Make furniture and avatars disappear easily!

Ever noticed how slow things get when you’re in a crowded theatre?  You just want to see the dancers, but everyone around you is just dragging your viewer down?  You could try to pick and choose who to derender – but there’s a better way.

During this mini workshop, learn how to easily derender furniture and other objects, all in one fell swoop!  While an avatar is sitting in derendered furniture, they will be automatically derendered too!  In just a couple of minutes you’ll see a significant improvement in your fps.  Wait?  What is derendering?  What is fps?  We’ll cover that too.
(30 min, Build Studio)

10 am slt
Choreography Designer – Introduction & the Basics

The Spot On Choreography Designer system is a tool to move, rotate, lift, or lower avatars or objects from one point to the next – referred to as waypoints.  Use your stage more effectively by moving your dancers, change the appearance of animations by turning your dancers in a different direction, use this system to move props or even an entire stage during your performance.

During this workshop we examine what each piece is – designer ring, HUD, mover, and waypoints, introduce travel time and sleep time, and review movements examples  including smooth turns, speed, rotation, and more.  Activities include using the designer ring, laying out waypoints, and creating a movement notecard.
(60 min, Build Studio)

Requirements to participate:  Own the Spot On Choreography Design system and be comfortable moving linked prims.  All are welcome to attend and listen!

11 am slt
Choreography Designer – Introduction & the Basics, Interactive 2.0

Feel free to stay, ask questions, and practice what we covered during the workshop! Informal and interactive!
(60 min, Build Studio)

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Monday, Jan 21st

5 pm slt
Spot On Smooth Dancer – Tips, Tricks, and Using Sequences within Sequences to Create Choreography

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Saturday, Jan 26th

9 am slt
Spot On Synchronization – Starting Your Dancers Backstage

Use the Performance Director?  Wish your dancers could get on their movers early?  That you could just create your route for a dance on stage and not have the first way point backstage and hope you press play fast enough to get them on stage before the curtain opens?

If you use the Performance Director, Stage Manager, and Choreography Design System you CAN do this – easily.  We will review how you can create backstage notecards, understage notecards, and other things that will take the stress from getting your dancers in position!  I will also share how I easily incorporate this into all my new dances – within minutes and across venues!
(90 min – 45 min demonstration and explanation, 45 min creating together
held in the Training Theatre)

Requirements to participate:  Must own and have used the Performance Director, Stage Manager, and Choreography Design System in performance, and be comfortable in using them.  All are welcome to attend and listen!

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Monday, Jan 28th

5 pm slt
An Introduction to Troff – a music player designed specifically for choreography

Troff is a music player specifically designed for learning music and creating choreography.  Easily loop all or part of a song, create markers to return to specific sections, make notes at specific points in the music, and includes a count in before playing – excellent for recording sequences or practicing!  With just a little review it is quite easy to learn and use.  Best yet?  Troff is free and easy to use!

Special Notes:  All are welcome!  I will be sharing my screen for viewing, or you may download Troff and follow along on your own.  Troff is a free Chrome extension available here:  Chrome Store

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Saturday, Feb 2nd

9 am slt
Scripts – Particles That Listen

During this mini-workshop we will focus on how to take a full perm particle script and make it into a particle that can “listen”, allowing you to control turning it on and off.  An example full perm particle script and a “trigger” script will be provided.  After attending this workshop, you will be able to convert almost any full perm particle script into a particle you can control with your dance HUD.
(30 min, Build Studio)

10 am slt
Choreography Designer – Creating Routes: Turns, Travel, Sleep, and Rotation

Geared for those who know the basics, our focus now turns to participants building a complete route for a dancer.  After a brief review of the types of movement, sleep, travel time, and an introduction to turn time, participants will first be creating a route based on simple directions, then will build a route of their own creation from start to finish.  A very hands on practical workshop with lots of interaction and support.
(60 min, Build Studio)

Requirements to participate:  Own the Spot On Choreography Design system, be comfortable moving linked prims, and have a basic understanding of waypoints.  All are welcome to attend and listen!

11 am slt
Choreography Designer – Creating Routes: Turns, Travel, Sleep, and Rotation, Interactive 2.0

Feel free to stay, ask questions, and practice what we covered during the workshop! Informal and interactive!
(60 min, Build Studio)