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EMPAC Tours

Fall 2022
Sept 24, Oct 8, + Nov 5, 2022
EMPAC—Troy, NY USA

EMPAC building tours are offered throughout the fall season. In September, a curatorial tour with Vic Brooks will be led in conjunction with the matinee performance of Only Breath, Words by Anna Craycroft. In October and November, technology tours will be led by Senior Network Administrator Dave Bebb, and Video Engineer Ryan Jenkins.

Visitors should meet at the box office.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 AT 12PM WITH SENIOR CURATOR VIC BROOKS

Join Vic Brooks for a behind-the-scenes look at EMPAC’s production facilities. Brooks will discuss the acoustic and visual potential of each EMPAC venue for the making of complex artworks, including a tour of Anna Craycroft’s installation Only Breath, Words, which will be performed at 2PM following the tour.

SATURDAY OCTOBER 8 AT 2PM WITH SENIOR NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR DAVE BEBB

Join senior network admin Dave Bebb for a tour offering a look at the center from an information technology perspective. With miles of fiber optic cable linking all four venues as well as the audio and video recording facilities, EMPAC is an environment where physical and digital worlds seamlessly intersect.

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 5 AT 12PM WITH VIDEO ENGINEER RYAN JENKINS

Join Ryan Jenkins for a backstage tour from a visual technologies perspective. From 3D film productions to green-screen animations, flying cameras, and panoramic projection environments, EMPAC is a lush visual world. This tour focuses on EMPAC as a film-production facilitity and high-resolution screening venue.

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Dates + Tickets

Tour
EMPAC Tour
with Senior Curator Vic Brooks
Saturday 24
12:00 PM
September 2022
FREE
Tour
EMPAC Tour
with Senior Network Administrator Dave Bebb
Saturday 8
12:00 PM
October 2022
FREE
Tour
EMPAC Tour
with Video Engineer Ryan Jenkins
Saturday 5
12:00 PM
November 2022
FREE
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