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BIlly James
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I want to add a particular close up routine to my stage act and I want it to be projected onto a large screen so the whole audience can easily see.

Do any of you do this and if so, what it the set up that you use?

Thank you
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Well you are going to need a camera and a projector (and possibly a screen). One thing that might work depending on your setup is to use a small "lipstick" camera and use a mount to attach it to your table. That way you have control over where it is aimed/focused. Output the camera to a projector and that's it.

What size audience will you be performing to? Larger theatres may already have a projector. You can probably find the camera pretty cheap, but the projector and screen are both going to be a little on the expensive side.
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