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The lighting process

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lighting any show involves embarking on a voyage of discovery. The surprises which await even the most experienced lighting designer are an inevitable part of any process which involves having ideas and turning these ideas into reality. Even if it were possible to visualize an exact pictorial composition for each moment of the performance, any drama production is in a constant state of inventive development throughout rehearsals. This is particularly intensive during the phase when the actors emerge from the rehearsal room to wear costumes and integrate with all the scenery, lighting and technology of a stage environment. Moreover, the staging of a production is a team effort with the ideas of each member ...

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