Project 10

Non-orthodox minimalism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objective

To explore non-orthodox methods of lighting, using a minimum number of sources.

Setting

The rear of the acting area is defined by a plain monochrome (pale white, cream or grey) wall (Figure P.13). On PS (actors’ left) this rear wall joins a side wall with a series of windows, preferably with louvred shutters. These window flats run up and down stage at a slight angle and join another flat, with a practical door, running on and off stage. The acting area can be used as both an interior and an exterior: in different scenes we are either inside or outside the house.

Rig

The aim is to use high powered sources to simulate the natural sources of sun and moon, allowing the surfaces in the ...

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