The first course in this non-consecutive series will teach students the basic principles of stage lighting for concerts, theater, and performance. Topics will include basic design principles, color theory, lighting control systems, drafting using CAD software, and the mechanics and optics of lighting instruments. Students will develop their design skills through projects and presentations, By preparing a complete lighting design, and writing a light show for a piece of music of their choice. By the end of the class, students will be able to plan, execute, and communicate an effective lighting design. Students are expected to provide materials as needed.
This course is offered at Boston Conservatory at Berklee under course number T-SK 79911-01.