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A Remotely Extinguished Cremora®-Fueled Flame Effect Chris Peterson

The fall 2006 Yale Repertory Theatre production of The People Next Door called for a fireball effect that had to be remotely ignited 25 minutes into the second act. Owing to the strict nature of local fire laws and the great expense of hiring a pyrotechnician, we decided to use Steven Balk’s and Adam Dahl’s Technical Design Solutions articles on Cremora®-fueled effects as a starting point for our effect.