Problem/Solution: Opening Doors


How can you create character through design? Artistic teams at two universities found solutions that raised tricky lighting issues.


A Big Black Book

Scenic designer Shana McKay Burns revealed the lascivious Don Giovanni for the University of Michigan Opera Theatre by creating doors that open to become the pages of a not-so-little black book where the scoundrel keeps count of his conquests. She imposed a plaster texture on wha

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