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Westside Toastmasters is located in Los Angeles and Santa Monica, California

Stage Managing Checklist:

  1. Do I have the phone number of an expert or immediately available helper?

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  1. Have I tested all the equipment and visual aids in advance?

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  1. Do I know where all switches are, such as, the switch for the overhead projector?

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  1. What materials do I need up front?

 
  • Water

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Table

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  • Lectern

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Chair

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  • Pointer

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Markers

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  • Microphone

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Computer

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  1. Have I checked the requirement for:

 
  • Lighting

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Heat

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  • Air conditioning

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  1. What equipment am I using? Is everything working and clean? Are there spare parts?

 
    1. Projector

 
      • Lenses, attachments

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Remote control

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      • Stand

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Location of screen

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      • Size of screen

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    1. Easels (flip charts)

 
      • Type

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Clamp

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      • Paper size

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    1. Chalkboard

 
      • Size

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Location

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      • Erasers

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    1. Video camera and monitor

 
      • Location

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Operation instructions

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      • Color

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Tape size (1/2" or 3/4")

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    1. Microphone

 
      • Type

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      • Location of audience microphone(s)

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    1. Computer

 
      • Outlet (if necessary)

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Program disk (if necessary)

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  1. Is the room set up exactly as I need it and as I requested, for example, classroom, theater, U-shaped?

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  1. Do audience members have name cards (if necessary)?

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  1. Is my timer or timepiece clearly visible?

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  1. Have I accounted for breaks?

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  1. Do I know where the restrooms and telephones are?

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  1. Do I need to follow any special protocol?

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