Pin the Mic on the Actor

Radio mic expert Zoe Milton leads this practical demonstration of wireless mic dressing - how to hide them, dress them, colour them.

Long hair, short hair, glasses, hats, wigs, completely nude. Over the ear, under the ear, in the hair, on the cheek. Hip, groin, small of the back. Micropore, Transpor, Tegaderm, Hapla band, Zinc Oxide.

This seminar will look at the many different options for mounting a mic and transmitter on an actor, and the different sonic characteristics of each.

Zoe Milton is a freelance sound engineer who is happiest hiding mics for performance. She started out in 1999 and since then has mixed shows in the West End and at the National Theatre. This year as well as being the Administrator for the ASD, Zoe worked on the Opera of the Unknown Woman, hid microphones for the broadcast and live streaming of performances at Glyndebourne Festival, Aix en Provence Festival and the Theatro Real in Madrid. Most recently Zoe has worked on the CBeebies Christmas performance of The Nutcracker.

This event took place at the ASD Winter School 2017



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