TA 16 - 10/1/09 Lighting ? History Perhaps the least...

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10/1/09 Lighting ? History Perhaps the least noticeable to the audience but hugely important to the production Greeks- Began plays in the AM because they needed sun for light in their outdoor arenas and they lasted all day Elizabethan ERA (1600)- No ceilings because they used a globe theatre, poor people sat in the center and got rained on while others sat under a cover, gas and candles were used as lighting but they often resulted in fire Modern lighting: Selective focus of given moment, use color in an important moment Add contour and depth, Light VS shadow. Modern lights are much more efficient and green Creates mood with color, happy=bright warm colors and serious=cool muted colors Qualities of light: What the lighting designer can manipulate and control Intensity=amount of light: 150-200 lights per show, creation of mood with degree of illumination so with comedies=light and tragedies=dark Distribution: Where lights come from, Side? Top? Back?. Shadows create a feeling Color: Creates mood and feeling, Yellow=hot blue=cold red=fire, tells the
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course TAR 103 taught by Professor Yarnelle during the Fall '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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