21M.734 | Fall 2003 | Undergraduate

Lighting Design for the Theatre


1 “Introduction, Overview, Expectations” Availability
2 Decipher Pictures/Create Plot from them

Discussion of Reading/Field Trips

3 Little Red Riding Hood - Script Analysis

Present E.R.’s/Adjectives

4 Meet in the Theater

Focus Small Plot to Create Cues from

5 Meet in the Theater

Create a ““Look”” from your Emotional Response to the Music"

6 Betrayal Design Meeting
7 A Basic Rep Plot for KLT - Working within Limitations/ Plot for Haiku
8 “Mike Katz - Drafting/Drawings, Sections, CAD, Vectorworks”

Speakeasy Tech

9 Guest Actors Present Scenes - Discussion/Cues/Perceptions/Interpretations
10 Meet in the Theater

Hang and Focus Haiku Plots

11 Meet in the Theater

Cues for Haiku - Found Objects - Composition

12 Meet in the Theater

Cues for Haiku - Found Objects - Composition part 2

13 Betrayal design meeting alternate

Designer Slide Show/Tour?

14 Meet in the Theater

Using ““Haiku Plot”” Cue Scenes with Actors - Timing/ Initiation/Contrast"

15 Style and Color Connotations - Students Present Research

Dance Troupe Ensemble Design Meeting

16 Voice of the Prairie Discussion

Additional Student Presentations as Necessary

17 With Foundations Class - Discuss Book of Days
18 Presentations of Plots and Paperwork - Discussion of Assignment

Theatre Architecture

19 Cues and Storyboards and Cue Synopsis Where, When, Why
20 Begin Work on Dance Troupe Ensemble Plot

Rental/Sale Items

21 Continue Work on Plot Dance Troupe Ensemble

Confirm Rental

22 Finalize Plot and Paperwork
23 Begin Load in Hang Dance Troupe Ensemble - Attendance as Possible throughout Day
24 No Formal Class Meeting - Continue Hang and Focus
25 Continue Hang and Focus - Attendance as Possible Throughout Day
26, 27 If on Campus, Possible Work/Focus/Cueing
28 No Formal Class - Tech Continues

Cue Writing/Tech Rehearsal

29 Dress Rehearsal and Fixes
30 No Formal Class Notes and Fixes at Theatre

Dance Troupe Ensemble Opens!

31 Final Class - Post Mortem


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Fall 2003
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