Dancing Light

Martin Gwinup


Creating a lighting effect that works in rhythm with a music cue can be easily accomplished. Tinkerbelle’s magical appearances would be one example. The idea is a simple, inexpensive and yet effective way of achieving this type of effect. First, decide on how you would like the light to hit the stage. Install the effect where you would normally place an instrument to light this area.


A Loudspeaker (one that will be used solely for this effect)

Broken Mirror Pieces

A Heavy-Rubber Balloon

A Lighting Instrument (preferably one with a fairly direct and sharp beam)


1. Cut the balloon open so that you have a flat piece of rubber. Stretch this over the face of the speaker and attach with ...

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