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Lighting Workshop Sessions 2018

This was our schedule from 2018 for Stage Lighting Super Saturday. For faculty, please click on the faculty menu tab above.

Start Time Session Speaker
8:00 AM Registration, Coffee & Donuts Preview Manufacturers Showcase  
9:00 AM Welcome and Overview              Scott C. Parker
9:05 AM Jennifer Tipton, Natasha Katz, Ken Billington and Brian MacDevitt  
10:35 AM Coffee Break and Manufacturers Showcase  
11:20 AM Stage Lighting 101 Pete Borchetta
11:50 AM Lighting Fixtures: Conventional & LED Miles Dudgeon
12:20 PM Moving Lights Chip Scott
12:40 PM Control Boards Nick Gonsman
1:00 PM Lunch and Manufacturers Showcase  
2:15 PM Color: How to use it                    Jennifer Tipton
3:00 PM Scrollers, Gobos and Rotators                  Vickie Scott
3:20 PM Computer Aided Design & Paperwork    Dawn Chiang
3:40 PM Light Plots via Origami Scott C. Parker
3:50 PM Cookie Break and Manufacturers Showcase  
4:20 PM DMX Gary Fails
4:35 PM Constant Power for LEDs Steve Short
4:50 PM Wireless FX, Motors, & More.. Sean Dane
5:05 PM Networking John Huntington
5:20 PM Video Projections, a primer Sam Kusnetz
5:30 PM Publications and Resources Vickie Scott
5:45 PM Corporate Event Lighting Scott C. Parker
6:00 PM Have a safe trip home  

As our faculty are working in live theater with hectic design/technical schedules, our program is subject to change

Lighting Fixtures: Conventional & LED

Tom showing lighting UnitsSession covering the optics and functions of lighting units. Regardless of light source, either an incandescent or an LED, lighting units of many flavors deliver light to the stage in various ways. We will look at ERS, Fresnels, CYC wash units and more.

Computer Aided Design

http://designandtechtheatre.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/spotlightemphasisplot.jpgWhile we thing it's very important for every designer and technician to be able to draw with a pencil on paper, the current practice is to create light plots using the computer. This session will introduce you to Computer Aided Design, aka CAD and how we use it, the computer, to draft light plots.

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Stage Lighting 101

Pete BorchettaPete Borchetta presents a fantastic overview of the goals of lighting design. How lighting effects the overall look and feel of the show.

Three goals for the lighting designer: Pete will start with a basic discussion of the fundamental objectives for the lighting designer and take us through a journey using wonderful images from his extensive portfolio.

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