|Joined: 27 Dec 2003
Location: Columbus, Ohio
| MHC Announces Friday Bus Tour and another Workshop
|The organizers of the Midwest Haunters Convention are excited to announce the much anticipated details of their Friday Night bus tour - A Midsummer Night Scream!
Kicking off the on the evening of June 13th 2008, the tour will first head to The Scarefactory. David Fauchman, owner of Scarefactory, has graciously offered to open his brand new facility and showroom to guests of MHC. At the Scarefactory, participants will be treated to a tour of the facility, food and beverages, and a silent auction of props built for, and used at, the Playboy Mansion. This is your opportunity to purchase one of a kind props from The Scarefactory.
After this stop, tour guests will be treated to a tour of the House of Nightmares and a Club Vampire Party. Both of these activities will be open throughout the rest of the evening with bus transportation being provided between them.
The House of Nightmares was the featured stop at the second MHC. In a new downtown Columbus location, owner Dave Treisch is excited to be hosting the bus tour once again. Located in the historic Brewery District, this stop promises to be a unique experience!
A new event for MHC's Friday night activites is a party jam packed with live music! In collaboration with Club Vampire and Rich Hanf, and hosted by the Bar of Modern Art (BoMA), the haunt industry's first live horror concert will feature performances by Robert Frankenburg, The Scab 5, Symphonic Sacrifices, Hematosis, Razorbliss, Red Sky Rising, Der Nister, and Blizzard of Ozz. Set in a 19th cenbtury church, and decorated by Club Vampire, this is an event not to be missed! Sponsored by Midnight Syndicate and Dental Distortions.
HAUNTERTAINER UNIVERSITY - "HAUNTER - U"
Premiers at Midwest Haunters Convention with a full day complete motivational & educational class - Friday, the 13th of June - Hyatt Regency, Downtown Columbus, Ohio - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Finally a course designed FOR Haunted House Actors BY the people who understand the needs of our industry and the wants of our patrons.
This course created and developed by:
CRAZY BOB TURNER - Veteran industry speaker for IAAPA, Transworld's National Halloween Convention, Midwest Haunters Convention, Haunt editor for Tourist Attractions and Parks Magazine, past President of IAHA and 19 year Haunted House Owner/Operator of the Haunted Hydro Dark Attraction Park, Fremont, Oh.
TOPICS WILL INCLUDE: Themed costuming, Appropriate styles of makeup, Spontaneous dialogue, Proper evaluation of those you are entertaining, Variety of scare techniques, Usage of props, Timing is everything, Clarity of speech, plus tone and usage of vocal cords, Sound equipment to enchance your performance, Continuity and continued development of your character and Safety training for your event and yourself.
THIS IS AN INTERACTIVE EDUCATIONAL CLASS FOR EVERY STYLE OF HAUNTING.
SPECIAL MHC COST: $75.00
A $10.00 REBATE WILL BE GIVEN TO ANY CURRENT IAHA MEMBER
INCLUDES: DVD by Shutter Productions, Course Booklet and Certificate of Course Completion
About The Midwest Haunters Convention
The Midwest Haunters Convention is a weekend event, June 13-15, 2008, planned for Haunted Attraction Producers, Actors, and Home Haunters. Our goal is to provide you with educational seminars and workshops with experienced presenters, a 75+ vendor tradeshow with the latest in haunt offerings, and place to network with others in the industry during our fun social activities. Presented by CostumeFind.com.
Other companies mentioned in this release:
Barry Schieferstein, Midwest Haunters Convention
www.scaryohio.com, www.featurecreatures.com, www.terrorpark.com