Seattle, WA — For any theatrical performance, it goes without saying that the ability of the audience to clearly hear the dialog among the various actors and actresses is of paramount importance. This is precisely why wireless microphone technology plays a critical role in contemporary theater. As a means of addressing this all-too-common issue—and to teach students how to use such equipment—Cornish College recently took delivery of a sizeable wireless setup from Lectrosonics that features the company’s highly acclaimed Digital Hybrid Wireless® technology.
Cornish College of the Arts is a fully accredited institution in the greater Seattle area with approximately 800 students that offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance, Theater, Performance Production, Design, and Fine Art, as well as the Bachelor of Music degree. Dave Tosti-Lane, Chair Performance Production Department at Cornish College of the Arts, also serves as the Area Head for Sound Design. Cognizant of the college’s deficiency in the area of wireless microphones, he took delivery of two Lectrosonics Venue receivers—each fully stocked with the company’s VRS receiver modules for a total of twelve channels—along with a dozen SM Series bodypack transmitters, a pair of ALP500 “shark fin” antennas, passive splitters, and antenna cable to assemble the system. Tosti-Lane discussed the factors that led to the college’s wireless equipment acquisition. More »