ac186bab57 Lighting design principles are well explained with some nice illustrations and there is a useful glossary of theatre terms. Oren Parker Southern Illinois University Press, 1987 (3rd edition) Read preview Overview Staging Premodern Drama: A Guide to Production Problems By Lee Mitchell Greenwood Press, 1983 Read preview Overview Search for more books and articles on scene design and stage lighting Looking for a topic idea? Use Questia's Topic Generator Related topics at Questia Theater History American Theater History Experimental Theater Little Theater Movement Burlesque Theater Minstrel Shows Broadway Sophocles Adolphe Appia Andre Antoine and the Theatre Libre Constantin Stanislavski Moscow Art Theater David Belasco Gordon Craig (Edward Gordon Craig) Vsevolod Meyerhold Max Reinhardt Erwin Piscator Questia is operated by Cengage Learning. It has always been something i have been interested in. Ancient RomeIn the Roman theater the apron of the stage was created by extending the playing area over the orchestra, where important members of the audience were seated. Oops! An unknown error has occurred. Gillette. After 1912 lights were placed in the auditorium to allow for more natural angles of illumination for both the actor and the set.
In the modern world of lighting, you have to know this stuff too.Verdict: Great to understand the subject of intelligent lighting and progress further in the brave new(ish) world. Location: Seattle, Washington I'm a fan of Gillette's book. I am studying performing arts and film studies. He used either two points of perspective or only one placed indiscriminately. I have found that all of these books do a good job of getting the student to focus on the "design" instead of the electrical how-to which is often a problem. These books have all played a part in the lighting education of the On Stage Lighting team at some time.Update 2012: We are adding to this page and compiling a stage lighting reading list on this page, with some detail on specific good books in the subject area. Read on and find out many ways to manipulate the equipment to produce what you dream of.