Act 3: ‘So You’re Lighting the Production?’

An introduction to Lighting Design

§       Overture & Beginners

‘A Light Experience!’

 

§       The Lighting Palette

     Scene 1.   Lighting Design –  visibility, selection, fluidity of illumination

     Scene 2.   Six Area Lighting Grid - Exercise creating a lighting palette

    

§       Lighting the Performance Space

Scene 3.   Cross Area Front Lighting - positioning & choice of lanterns

     Scene 4.   Angling and Focusing - working in plan and elevation

     Scene 5.   Flat Frontal Lighting - Lighting for dance

     Scene 6.   Side, Cross & Back Lighting - Shin/floor, head & cross side

Scene 7.  Beam Angles - ‘Which Lantern to use and Where?’

 

§      Understanding the Lighting System

     Scene 8.   Dimmers and Power Supplies - Packs & Racks, loading

     Scene 9.   The Lighting Control Desk - Advanced & Movement Effects memory desks

    

§      Lighting the Show

Scene 10.  ‘The Light Fantastic!’ -  what we feel, how we see

     Scene 11.  Preparation & Planning - lanterns, rigging, angling & focusing

     Scene 12.  Setting, Plotting, Rehearsing & Running the Show  

 

§      Curtain Call

     ‘A Light Experience!’

 

 

 

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