Intro to Lighting Design

Donut shop lighting. Hmm. Donut shop lighting? Yup. Sound boring? What does donut shop lighting look like? Bright? Not many shadows? Maybe no shadows? How do you design this? Go to a donut shop and look. Simple? Yup. To a point. Re-creating that lighting on stage...

Magic Sheet

  This is a copy of a Magic sheet I used for a dance concert. Having a sheet like this at the Tech table during rehearsals is invaluable for creating cues on-the-fly. The entire left column, except to the bottom box, is a vertical representation of sidelight. Let’s...

Getting Design Ideas.

Design Research: If you had to design visual environment for a play set in a high school student’s bed room, what would you do? Go home and draw your own room! Easy, right? Your own room would be considered primary research. This research would fully support...