In the 6 years I have worked at Homestead I have witnessed many a Theatre Independent study. My first year here was filled with five seniors who produced The Nerd by Larry Shue. Of these students, one will be performing at Carnegie Hall next week, having graduated from Juilliard last spring. Another student graduated from the film school at … More Independent Study in Theatre
A good read from Bandit Lighting’s “Bandit Dimmer Beach” blog. ————————————————— Be confident in what you have created. & Remember who your audience is. Be confident. You got yourself behind that desk for a reason. Somebody wants you to run their lights for them. That’s a great thing; be proud of that. You will always … More The Two Things Every LD Should Remember
After a few weeks away, let’s get back to the world of lighting. This week I take a look at the way the stage is lit. This is not about fixture types or what is normally placed on what truss. This week is about the different areas on stage you can place lights and how … More The Way We Light
I’m guessing I had to pry you away from practicing coloring mixing on your consoles to read this. What? The color picker? Sure you could use that, but that would be cheating now, wouldn’t it? For those of you that don’t know what the color picker is, let’s start there… Color Picker: Most consoles have a feature that … More Color Part II: Color on Stage
Older Lighting Boards: Helping to Keep the Floppy Disc Alive [For the Time Being] Yup, we still use a floppy disk int he booth to save all out light cues for each show!
From the very beginning, people in the world of stage lighting have been manipulating color to affect the mood of the show. But what is color? Color: Noun: The aspect of things that is caused by differing qualities of the light reflected or emitted by them, definable in terms of the observer, or of the … More The Colors, Children. The Colors.