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In The Wings
Are you one of those people who studies the extensive list of names at the back of the Playbill when you see a show, wondering who they all are and what exactly they do? Then In The Wings is for you. Focusing on the people who are almost never in the news but who are essential to the making of the shows we all see and love, In The Wings explores the talents and stories behind the scenes, from the costume and scenic shops to the rehearsal room to the stage itself, with designers, artisans and craftspeople explaining their unique contributions to theatrical art in their own words. These short videos shine the spotlight on disciplines you may not even realize are a part of theatrical production and celebrate the full diversity of talent that contribute to bringing a show to the stage.

Lighting Supervisor
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Dan Montano

Lighting Supervisor Dan Montano facilitates the lighting designs created for productions at Two River Theater Company. Previously an actor, Montano took a 10-day job as a carpenter, then stayed to learn as much as possible about the equipment. He works with many of the same designers, executing lighting plots, and working long hours during the tech process. He takes pride in being constantly challenged by this job and successfully problem solving with creative ideas.

Original air date - January, 2011
Running Time - 06:45

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