Digital Analog Scoreboard
Controlled via DMX lighting protocol using an Arduino microcontroller and many analog relays for a easily programmable score board.
Roll Drop Automation
2 identical roll drop cages needed to hang/retract drops over stage. Units had to hang not in line with existing fly system but still had to fly in/out for loading and possible maintenance. Programmed using Creative Conners Spikemark.
Mock up and Testing
Major Barbara at Portland Center Stage
Scenic Designer - Daniel Ostling
Deck Track/Wagon Automation
5 thin pallet wagons driven by roller chain loops under stage deck. Custom built motor cages and many other designed components. Programmed using Creative Conners Spikemark. Show also included 2 pairs of pneumatically controlled doors.
Rotating Vertical Clock
20' diameter flying and rotating clock element for a stage version of Great Expectations. Able index to any location using Spikemark software. Chain driven with a 5hp servo motor.
Lift/Trap Door Engineering
3'x6' hydraulic lift based on a modular system designed by me. Also has a sunroof trap door to facilitate loading of persons or scenery under the stage. Double purchase cable driven.
Sweeney Todd Barber Chair, Trap Door, and Slide
Drop out seat barber chair combined with a extending/retracting cable driven trap door and a slide to drop actors 16' to under the stage.