THE HANDBOOK OF STAGE LIGHTING
BY NEIL FRASER AND SIMON BENNISON
The Handbook of Stage Lighting is a journey of exploration into the heart of the fascinating world that paints pictures and tells stories with the most basic of all materials - light. In this comprehensive guide, authors Neil Fraser and Simon Bennison bring to a clear and persuasive text a shared expertise and an inspirational joy in their subject.
From the simplest beginnings, it takes you through the workings of lighting design and provides the technical know-how required to function as an effective lighting designer.
Topics includes: The lighting designer's role Researching and interpreting the text Production styles, and the relationship between directors and designers The theory of lighting: angle, shape, colour, movement, composition Choosing, using and controlling lighting equipment The task - in preparation and practice The play in rehearsal Creativity and inspiration, influences and ideas Working lighting designs taken from real productions