Chapter 10: Theatre Lighting and Sound
At what stage are lighting and sound elements added during the rehearsal process for most stage productions? Why do you think that is? What qualities do you think are important in being a lighting or sound designer? Lighting or sound engineer? Would you be a good lighting or sound designer? Why or why not? Write at least a sentence for each question.
Below are some video links about theatre lighting and sound. Please watch them and briefly comment on any questions I may have below. Post your response(s) in the same box as the your responses for the questions above or in a new reply box.
Professional lighting designers at work
A sound designer at the National Theatre in London
Sound and light board operators/engineers at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeleshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buDijqRDQAs (Links to an external site.)
Mamma Mia lighting
Lion King scenic design, lighting and soundhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScFWa-RwC3Y (Links to an external site.)Wicked sound designhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmeamvOj91M (Links to an external site.)
Site-specific Opera in LA
WHICH OF THE PRODUCTIONS ABOVE (BASED ON THE VIDEOS & LINKS) LOOK MOST INTERESTING TO YOU WITH RESPECT TO ITS LIGHTING AND/OR SOUND? WHY? Write a few sentences (2-3)