Listed in: Theater and Dance, as THDA-261
Formerly listed as: THDA-42
Kathy C. Couch (Section 01)
An introduction to the theory and techniques of lighting for performance, with emphasis on the aesthetic, historical, cultural, and practical aspects of the art form. Students' practice of the techniques will be grounded in the deepening of understanding the way light acts upon the body and, thus, shapes our perceptions, our meaning-making, and our lived experiences.
For Fall 2020, the THDA 261: Lighting Design and THDA 263: Scene Design classes will also work together to explore the intersections between the two disciplines. Students are also likely to collaborate on projects with students in THDA 353: Performance Studio.
The course will likely be conducted in a combination of formats, both online and through in-person interaction. Options for an entirely remote experience will be integrated into the course for those students unable to return to campus.
Requisite: THDA 112 or consent of the instructor. Lab work in lighting technology. Fall semester. Resident Lighting Designer Couch.