Category Archives: Dance Resources

Geek alert – Metabolt and Dance alts

I am a geek.  I love being a geek.  I’ve always sought ways to do things better and faster with a computer.  That’s what I do RL.  Second Life is a mecca for me and the geekdom I’m surrounded with.  … Continue reading

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Beginning Your Own Troupe/Venue – thoughts, suggestions, and observations

I was recently approached by someone creating their own troupe and asked for suggestions.  After sitting and thinking for a while, this was my reply: “You got to know when to hold ’em,Know when to fold ’em, Know when to … Continue reading

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Choreography Examples – Work Song

At times I find myself teaching the technical aspects during workshops, while my heart wants to share the art of it – as was taught to me over many years, many teachers, in both worlds.  I am not a professional … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting – Costume Assistant

Troubleshooting when the Costume Assistant doesn’t respond: Basic things to check: Check the channel it’s listening on.  The wearer can touch the costume assistant and it will pop up with the current channel.  This can be changed in the configuration … Continue reading

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Simple Trigger HUDS – Editing the Scripts for Your Own Use

During my Costume Assistant Workshop and Workshop on creating your own Trigger HUDs, I share HUD examples.  These are easy prim HUDs you wear on your screen and can create yourself.  You can use these to trigger Costume Assistant changes, turn … Continue reading

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Tips & Tricks: Use World Area Search to find movers FAST!

We’ve all done it – we’re trying to jump on a dance mover and we can’t find it.  It’s just nowhere, the choreographer is doing their best to direct you, but you just can’t get your camera to zoom in … Continue reading

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Spot On Sync – Starting Your Dancers Backstage

* Pictures coming soon One of the strengths of using multiple pieces or a complete system is the ability for the tools to coordinate with each other.  For this post, we’re breaking down the benefits of using “Backstage Movers” and … Continue reading

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