Light years: Guido Baroni and his daughter Lucilla continue a legacy of illumination

One of the founding fathers of present-day theatrical lighting design in Italy is Guido Baroni, whose lineage in lighting stretches back four generations. His daughter Lucilla carries on the tradition, and specializes in lighting contemporary dance. From their hometown of Florence, Guido and Lucilla reminisced about lighting the way for Italian LDs.

"My great-grandfather Niccolo started lighting stages at the turn of the century in Florentine opera houses, and my grandfather Mario wor

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