Stage Lighting Design (Crowood Theatre Companions) (Paperback)

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By Neil Fraser, Richard Attenborough (Foreword by)
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This comprehensive introduction traces the evolution of lighting design from ancient drama to contemporary performance. It covers everythingfrom the simple nuts and bolts of equipment to the complexity of a full lighting rig, including all aspects of the stage electrician and lighter designer's roles. This revised second edition includes new material on historical development, intelligent control systems, and the latest advances in LED fixtures and luminaires. Each chapter includes key exercises, now totaling 100, that enable the reader to practice their skills on a wide variety of lighting challenges. The work of current designers is showcased and analyzed.

About the Author

Neil Fraser spent 17 years as Head of Lighting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and is currently RADA's Director of Technical Training. Richard Attenborough was a British filmmaker and actor.

Praise For…

"A firm foundation for the beginning designer to understand the true purpose of lighting design . . . and a useful addition to undergraduate theatre collections." —Choice

"Not only are the manuals attractive, they are practical, concise and free from theories." ―Times Educational Supplement on Lighting and Sound
Product Details
ISBN: 9781785003677
ISBN-10: 1785003674
Publisher: Crowood Press
Publication Date: June 1st, 2018
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Crowood Theatre Companions