Lighting Design – Syllabus

Instructor: Todd Proffitt

Course Objectives:

  1. Develop basic theatrical lighting skills through their use of color, intensity, movement, composition, angle and the quality of light. 
  2. Learn to apply the basic functions of stage lighting.
  3. Create, light plots, sections and other lighting paperwork.
  4. Develop lighting research skills and find way to communicate their ideas to a production team.
  5. Learn to create a lighting design for a proscenium and thrust theatres. 
  6. Learn to choose the proper instrument focal lengths.
  7. Research and report on current and past lighting designers.
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Lighting Design – Syllabus

Instructor: Therrin J. Eber

Course Description: Beginning Lighting Design (TH 428) (3 Credit Hours) introduces and begins to develop the understanding and skills that students would utilize as a theatrical lighting designer. Class activities include reading, writing, research, drafting, and other design related activities that focus on the design process.

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Lighting Design – Syllabus

Instructor: Matt Reynolds

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Lecture, discussion, and projects, training in theatrical lighting design; 3 cr. Provide the graduate level design & technical student an in-depth understanding of the design methods of stage lighting, including script analysis; research; generation of paperwork; calculation of field angles; prediction of color effects; and a thorough understanding of stage lighting science, terminology, aesthetics, and professionalism.

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Lighting Design I Syllabus

Course Objectives:

  • Student will become familiar with the process and tools utilized in creating and implementing a lighting design. ┬áThis will enable a student to interpret a light plot and paperwork, hang/cable/focus lighting equipment, and operate a lighting console for a production.
  • Student will understand the basic elements of lighting design and will be able to incorporate this knowledge into the design, creation, and analysis of lighting designs for theatrical productions.
  • Student will learn how to critically analyze and evaluate texts to the end of generating lighting design choices.
  • Student will learn to observe works of art and the world around them, reflecting on qualities of light and their emotional implications.
  • Student will develop skills of presentation of ideas and design choices.

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Stage Lighting I Syllabus

Course Objectives:

  • To create an understanding of the basic elements of electricity and circuitry and physics of light applied to theatre practices, terms, and equipment used.
  • To cultivate and practice the skills allowing the student to operate as a stage lighting technician at OCU and at a variety of professional venues.
  • To familiarize the student with the terminology, processes, and tools utilized in creating and implementing a lighting design. ┬áThis will enable a student to interpret a light plot and paperwork, hang/cable/focus lighting equipment, and operate a lighting console for a production.
  • To prepare the student for further courses in Stage Lighting Design, where each student will have the opportunity to design lighting for production in a variety of spaces.

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