Stage Lighting Explained
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‘Neil Fraser’s book deals with the very essence of the live performance – for what we see is what we understand and Neil addresses the aesthetic of the visual in a fresh and stimulating way.’Nicholas Barter – Principal Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Stage Lighting Explained delves deep into the mysteries of theatre illumination. Not just what works and how to achieve success in this complex area, but why it works.
Topics covered include: The history of light – from the candles of ancient Greece through to the gas lighting of the eighteenth century and the excitement of early electric light, the theatrical lighting story is told in fascinating detail. Modern lighting theory – from the early nineteenth century up to present day, the development and use of contemporary lighting is described. Modern theatre usage – equipment and methods are explained simply and effectively.RRP: £14.99