Groundrow Fog Disperser

Tim Clinton

 

As well as serving as technical support for the Fine Arts departments, the University Theatre of the University of Calgary Campus is a rental facility for all types of performances. One thing that these groups often want is fog.

These days, chemical fog machines are pretty reliable, and, with water-based juice, they’re not even very messy. So fog is easy to do, right? Even dry-ice fog is no problem. In our theatre, however, these shows are often performed on a bare stage, and we had no method of getting the fog on stage other than setting up the outlets of the fog machines just inside the wings and letting it waft onstage. That would probably work except for the fact that in our theatre the prevailing ...

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