Matt Grenier

Technical Director | Designer | Fabricator

Revolvatron

This DIY turntable drive, nick-named the “Revolvatron,” was created for a production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s musical Carousel. A car tire served as a drive “pulley” for a seamless loop of wire rope, which wrapped around the perimeter of the turntable functioning as a drive “belt.”

Role: Mechanical Designer, Lead Fabricator

Carousel
SUNY Oneonta, April 2014
Directed by Andrew Kahl
Scenic Design by Nick Trimper
Lighting Design by Matt Grenier
with Assistant Mike Deyo
Costume Design by Barbara Kahl
with Assistant Trista Luecken
Technical Direction by Scott Segar