Stage Lighting: The Technicians' Guide: An On-the-job Reference Tool With Online Video Resources - 2nd Edition by Skip MortStage Lighting: The Technicians' Guide: An On-the-job Reference Tool With Online Video Resources - 2nd Edition by Skip Mort

Stage Lighting: The Technicians' Guide: An On-the-job Reference Tool With Online Video Resources…

bySkip Mort

Paperback | November 5, 2015

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This practical guide covers all aspects of stage lighting equipment, special effects, lighting a performance space and lighting design. It is well illustrated with examples of equipment, diagrams, plans and technical data. It also features the work of current lighting designers. The associated video content shows the practical use of equipment and different lighting techniques and effects. It provides easy access to the content through the use of tabulated sections and keyword headings. The information in each chapter is presented at three levels which run visually throughout the guide enabling students to mix and match their own personal level of study or for practitioners to fast track through to the information they need on stage. This new and revised second edition brings the guide right up to date, and includes all new material on the development of LED lighting in recent years, as well as online video resources.
Skip Mort has had a life-long interest and involvement in stage lighting and is a regular contributor to the Teaching Drama magazine. He is an associate member of the Association of British Theatre Technicians and a life member of The Theatres Trust. Skip Mort trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and has worked as an education...
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Title:Stage Lighting: The Technicians' Guide: An On-the-job Reference Tool With Online Video Resources…Format:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 0.85 inPublished:November 5, 2015Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1474212700

ISBN - 13:9781474212700

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Table of Contents

Contents Contents page having four side tabulations with the heading of each part Lanterns, Dimmers & Control 1. From lantern to control 2. Lanterns 3. Working with lanterns 4. Dimmers 5. Lighting control 6. DMX Fixtures 7. Health & Safety 8. Jargon busting! Lighting a Performance Space 1. Angles of illumination 2. Lighting the stage 3. Other angles of lighting 4. Working with lanterns 5. Jargon busting! Colour, Gobos & Effects 1. A touch of colour 2. Using colour filters 3. Gobos 4. Moving effects 5. Slide projection 6. Special effects - fog, strobe & black lighting 7. Pyrotechnics 8. Jargon busting! Lighting Design 1. Language of lighting 2. Lighting a scene 3. Automated fixtures 4. Preparation 5. Designing the show 6. Rigging, Angling & Focusing 7. Lighting the show 8. Rehearsals & running the show

Editorial Reviews

Impressive, on-the-job reference tool ... Its user friendly, well-illustrated and tabulated formats gives it the potential to be a strong source of practical information for arts students of all levels. 5*