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Disney musical Frozen on Broadway

5@5: Vectorworks 2019, Frozen, Nicki Minaj, Candide, And More

This week's industry news includes the new features of Vectorworks Spotlight 2019, light plots for Nicki Minaj at VMAs, Natasha Katz' lighting design for Frozen on Broadway, and more.

The 5@5 is released every Thursday at 5pm EST as a round-up of the week's top entertainment design and technology items, so you can stay up to date on industry news.

Discover The New Features Of Vectorworks Spotlight 2019

Discover the new features of Vectorworks Spotlight 2019, which was released yesterday, including My Virtual Rig (MVR) import and export file format, as well as enhancements to 3D modeling with Spotlight tools and commands.

Lighting Plots For Nicki Minaj At The 2018 MTV VMAs

Jon Kusner of 22 Degrees in Los Angeles shares lighting gear list, crew list, and light plots for Nicki Minaj's performance at the Oculus Train Station Mall for the 2018 MTV VMAs.

How I Did That: Lighting Frozen On Broadway By Natasha Katz

"Frozen is a fairytale, so I felt a strong need to heighten, through lighting, the emotional undercurrent of each scene in the show." Natasha Katz tells readers how she lit the Disney musical on Broadway.

By Design: Aaron Copp Lights Candide

Aaron Copp lit The Knights' charming production of Bernstein's operetta Candide in a circus-inspired Commedia dell'Arte style at the Tanglewood Music Festival in Massachusetts.

Lighting Control Systems Designs In The Real World

This LDI panel focuses on the different methods used in designing, installing, and running a lighting control network. The panelists will describe the lighting requirements, the reasons behind their network design, and what did and didn’t work. Watch the session now!

BONUS! Zak Al-Alami: Busking And Beyond

Join lighting director and top-notch programmer Zak Al-Alami for a live webcast on busking for a band without a fixed set list from night to night, building the busker's toolbox, how to set up your busker's console, and more! Register now.

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