I am a technician and lighting designer based in the UK currently studying for a masters degree in Dance. I am looking in particular at the relationships between light and the dancer.As part of my…Continue
"Thank you John. That is useful - it supports observations that I have made. It's a really interesting area and I would love to hear more about how you decide what movement works best in natural light.
"We are performing in 'normal' light conditions and in theatrical light. In theatrical light condition the audiance is leaded to what the director wants them to see. For the dancer it is a safe envirement because its all controlled. In…"
"One thing I'd love to add to your 'light invading every inch/control' theory is that I was able to see the audience as clearly as they saw me (not all sides of them, but in terms of light). I was not blinded by the light and they…"
"I performed in Idaho this past summer in a yoga studio that was converted (with chairs, risers, and two light stands/trees) into a makeshift theater. Since the days are so long in Idaho, it was still light out when we performed. Totally different…"
I am a technician and lighting designer based in the UK currently studying for a masters degree in Dance. I am looking in particular at the relationships between light and the dancer.As part of my current research project, I am looking at how light impacts on performance. Where light is used in performance it invariably impacts strongly on how the performance is viewed, but also how it is felt (both on stage and off).I was wondering if anybody would be willing to share their own experiences of…See More