What was missing from a recent op-ed? A sense of how lighting designers actually work to tell visual stories and create stage space.
To tell the story of theatrical lighting design, we need to get beyond adjectives and surfaces.
How master designers Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer help us see what their directors want to show us.
Tomorrow’s lighting technology is already here, though the changeover is not yet complete.
The artistic director of Cincinnati’s Know Theatre wears many hats, but his main lens into theatre is lighting design.
Tharon Musser, whose career spanned four decades, spurred innovation in her field, but always in the service of a central concept.
Their instruments can evoke every color of the rainbow, but the designers are still overwhelmingly white and male.
Stage fog and haze are great tools for the right occasion. But must they be a default design element?