lighting design

  1. Jordan Street

    Plot Question: Side Lighting Instrument Spacing & Labeling

    I'm having an OCD situation and need advice on how to solve or overcome it. I'm using a rep plot that was designed by a well-known local designer and it has some pretty dense side lighting on the onstage electrics. It's not Broadway-level dense, but 90 instruments (five separate systems across...
  2. 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...
  3. Jody Kovalick

    Schuler Shook Opens New York City Office

    Ted Ohl joins Schuler Shook as a Principal and leader of the New York office. We are excited to announce our East Coast expansion, providing dedicated theatre planning and architectural lighting design for this region. Ted’s extensive career in the theatre industry has included many new and...
  4. James (JT)

    Wood beam Rigging

    Hi All, Lately my small but growing AV firm has been doing some intro budget galas at some revamped factory event spaces. In almost every case, the client wants some sophisticated short term lighting. These spaces have (12") wood beams and wood 2x12" rafter ceilings. Lately light trees are not...
  5. N

    Lighting Design Schools

    Hi, I currently work in the production area of my church (we generally have live concert-like productions each weekend). I do many things such as controlling video cameras and screens as well as operating our lighting system. I have developed a real passion for lighting and I am usually the one...