By Caitlin Hall
Students will be able to demonstrate the understanding of lighting principles by designing a light plot for a production.
Beginning/Intermediate Technical Theatre
Beginning set design
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Lesson 1 — Lights: an Introduction to Instruments
Objective: Students will be able to identify different types of lights and their purposes by filling out an equipment worksheet.
Lesson 2 – Caring For Your Fixtures
Objective: Students will be able to clean and maintain different lighting fixtures, including changing lamps, cleaning lights, and checking cables.
Lesson 3 – Starting the Lighting Design: Concepts
Objective: Students will demonstrate their understanding of design concepts by selecting a conceptual idea for their lighting design, with supporting artifacts.
Lesson 4 – The Dos and Don’ts of Lighting Design
Objective: Students will be able to choose appropriate lights, colors, and effects for their lighting designs, as demonstrated by a collaborative quiz.
Lesson 5: Learning to Draft
Objective: Students will demonstrate their ability to use drafting tools to draw their lighting design by working on their design in class.
Lesson 6: Drafting Workday
Objective: Students will set a goal of what they want to accomplish on their project that day in class and work on their projects.
Lesson 7: Paperwork is Your Friend
Objective: Students will demonstrate their understanding of the importance of lighting paperwork by creating Instrument Schedules and Channel Hookups for their designs.
Lesson 8: Presentations
Objective: Students will show their understanding of the principles of lighting design by presenting their concept and lighting design to the class.
Lesson 9: The Hang (Optional)
Objective: Students will be able to read and hang a light plot.
Intro to Lighting in Design and Practice Unit of Lessons.Caitlin Hall
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