dance

  1. Jordan Street

    Design Issues and Solutions Lee 600 Arctic White and other newer Lee Designer Series colors.

    I've been LD and TD for an annual children's dance production of a Nutcracker variation for 10 years now. I haven't really changed the color from my original design but a lot of it is starting to burn out. I was initially just going to replace the color but decided I wanted to lighten up the key...
  2. spotlightondance

    Translucent Surface for Tap Dance

    We are experimenting with creating translucent raised platforms for tap dancers to dance on. We'd like platforms to contain both dmx controlled lighting as well as cameras pointing up to live feed video of the bottom of the tap shoes as they hit the surface above the performers using...
  3. R

    Dance Performance

    Are there any stage managers out there who hjave done both theater shows and dance productions... which one did you prefer and why? I am a college student looking for some insite on people's opinions. I have worked with dance productions mostly but I am thinking about dabbling into the world...
  4. EHansenLX

    Chauvet Mini Strobe LED Question

    Hi all: I'm lighting a dance show in a few weeks and they need strobe lights for a couple numbers. The stage is pretty large (55' long by 43'5" deep and 31ish feet tall - although the front is a thrust) Anyway, I was wondering if anybody had any experience with the Chauvet Mini Strobe LED. Do...
  5. L

    How are Lighting Designers for Ballet Hired?

    I am interested in working with dance productions, but am unsure how to go about it. Do dance companies employ lighting designers or are they contracted through a production company? Is it more like concert lighting where the light board operator, designer, and electrician are the same person...
  6. I

    Installing Marley in a Studio?

    Hi there, I am looking to replace the marley in our primary dance studio ASAP and our local vendor will sell me the marley but not remove the old marley nor permanently install the new one. I called Rosco and Harelquin directly and they were of no help. Does anyone know the best course of...