Act 2: ‘Taking the Drama out of Lighting!’

Exploring the principles and practices of lighting

 

§     Overture & Beginners

‘A Light Experience!’

 

§      The Principles of lighting

Scene 1.   Angles of Illumination - Lighting the face and body

Scene 2.   Front, Side & Back Lighting – Exercise on the angles of illumination

Scene 3.   Three Angles of Lighting - Key & Fill, Side & Cross, Back lighting

 

§     The Art of Colour

    Scene 4.   The Colour Palette -  neutral & split colours, five groups of colours

     Scene 5.   Using Colour Filters - hints & tips, cutting, marking & storage

 

§     Special Effects

Scene 6.   Using Gobos - Projecting images, steel & break-up gobos  

Scene 7.   Moving Effects & Fixtures - Gobo Rotators, Animation discs,     

Scene 8.   Gobo Slide Projection – Imagpro, making and using plastic slides

Scene 9.   Other Effects - Using smoke, haze, fog, pyrotechnics, strobe & UV

 

§      A Lighting Exercise

     Scene 10. ‘A Load off your Mind!’ - Amps, Volts & Watts,  power requirements

     Scene 11.  Lighting a Scene - Exercise designing and setting up a scene

     Scene 12.  Setting & Plotting the Lighting - Plot sheets and types of cues

 

§      Curtain Call

     ‘A Light Experience!’

 

 

 

 

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