Las Vegas is home to two spectacular productions that take place in high-tech swimming pools and LDI has training sessions to take you under the water to learn all about the challenges of underwater technology.
For those who are scuba-certified, the pool in the Aqua Theatre at The Wynn Resort is the place to be on Wednesday, November 19, for Underwater Logistics At Le Reve (course L39 in the LDInstitute):
Dive into the 1.1 million gallon pool at Le Reve—The Dream, the fabulous water show at The Wynn Resort in Las Vegas. An exclusive training session for backstage divers: get into the water and have an underwater tour with Le Reve's scuba team to see how the show works from this very unique aqueous perspective. The pool is filled with cutting-edge technology from underwater lighting to breathing apparatus, lifts, scenery, fountains, and more. Led by Christine Drumm-Coombs, Aquatics, head of department for Le Reve-The Dream.
Limit 12 people: must be scuba certified, paperwork required: medical certificate and diving certification must be presented on-site. Participants must be 21 years of age or older.
For those who do not want to actually get wet but learn all about the underwater technology at Cirque du Soleil’s O at Bellagio—perhaps the most spectacular of all the Cirque du Soleil shows— don’t miss the 90-minute session, Aquatics: The Underwater Stagehand, on Friday, November 21, 2014 (11:00am-12:30pm as part of the LDInnovation & Technology Conference/Production Techniques):
An in-depth look at the challenges of being an underwater stagehand at Cirque du Soleil's aquatic production of O at Bellagio, led by experts from Cirque do Soleil’s aquatics technical team. The session covers training, performing cues on scuba, equipment selection, and the effect water has on every facet of the performance.
Check out these sessions and all of the professional training opportunities at www.ldishow.com
And as they say, last one in the pool…