Donald Holder: Storytelling Through Light

The quality of the light that reveals the surround, or ‘frame’ of a play (often a sky or illuminated background of some kind) is crucial in informing all of a designer’s lighting choices. In this session we will discuss the varying philosophies and techniques for lighting cycloramas, scrims, and other surfaces in a manner that both informs and elevates the overall quality of the design. In addition to hands-on demonstration, we will be looking at the Broadway productions of The Lion King,

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