An introduction to the art and craft of lighting design for the stage and an exploration of light as a medium for expression. Students will develop an ability to observe lighting in the world and on the stage; to learn to make lighting choices based on text, space, research, and their own responses; to practice being creative, responsive and communicative under pressure and in company; to prepare well to create under pressure using the designer’s visual toolbox; and to play well with others-working creatively and communicating with directors, writers, performers, fellow designers, the crew and others.

Reading/Writing assignments:
To be determined during class — students are expected to read 50 to 100 pages per week of assigned reading.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Program Director’s permission. Please contact Professor Jane Cox (janecox@Princeton.edu) for more information.

Faculty

Sections

C01

Wednesdays, 1:30 - 4:20 pm

Instructor(s)

Jane Cox

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