Set or Scenic Design for Theatre

Set Design for a Play or Musical From page to stage:The journey from the first reading to the drawing board and finally to the stage. Picture it. You’re the set designer. The script contains a scene in which a person asks to buy a dozen glazed donuts. Your job is to...

Lighting “Design” Software

Light Plot detailWhile paper and pencil were the preferred method of many designers even ten years ago, today, designers are expected to use computer-based programs to support their design work. Current lighting technology has also increased the need for a diverse...

Dimensioning Lights

I use this worksheet  to help my students learn how to add dimensions between lighting units on a sample light plot. Adding dimensions while drafting a light plot saves an immense amount of time and during the lighting crew calls when the lights are being found in the...

SoftPlot 3D

SoftPlot 3D is another Windows-only software program that allows you to create paperwork and see a virtual representation of what your lighting will do. http://www.stageresearch.com/