Technical Brief

Technical Brief is an indispensible publication for technical managers in theater. Written by professionals for professionals, its purpose is simple: communication. Technical Brief provides a dialogue between technical practitioners from the several performing arts who all share similar problems: "Make it fly! Make it roll! Make it disappear! Make it tomorrow!"

Let's stop reinventing the wheel. Our articles are succinct and complete with mechanical drawings. Individually, they represent the best solutions to technical problems. Combined, they serve as an ever-growing reference library, easy to read and well indexed.


Become a subscriber for as little as $20 per year. Issues are published three times a year: October, January, and April. All published issues of the current volume will be sent to you on receipt of your order.

Technical Brief is a publication of the Yale School of Drama Technical Design and Production Department.

Index of issues 21 - 24 available here.

Index of past Technical Brief articles available in:

Sample Articles - VOLUME 24.3, April 2006


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