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Why is Using Entertainment Truss a Good Option in Stage Design?

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Entertainment truss has been an integral part of concert and theatrical stage design for many years. It has become an almost “expected” element in a concert setting and forms the backbone of many rock and roll stage designs. After seeing truss used in so many designs, the question is why is it still prominent in stage design even after many years of use? What is “truss” in relation to entertainment? Entertainment truss is the laddered structural element primarily used to hang theatrical lighting and to support temporary roofing systems. You can see examples of self-supporting truss roofing systems used in...

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Why are Stage Sets so Expensive?

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When building a set for live production, there are a lot of moving parts involved, all of which contribute to the cost of manufacturing a “one-off” custom stage set for an entertainment production. A quick overview of the process: The Design Process The process begins with the design portion, where the set designer comes up with the stage set concept and creates several sets of renders for the creative team to discuss and evaluate as a possible fit into the entire production. Typically this portion of the live production process requires several concepts and revisions to arrive at a design that...

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