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DRMA 212 Stage Lighting • 4 Cr.

Description:

Presents basic theories, techniques, and equipment in theater lighting. Intensive lecture/lab format. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in DRMA 290.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Understand the basics of electricity and how it is measured.
  • Identify common electrical services, and be able to use them in lighting system hookups.
  • Practice safe wiring as per NEMA and ANSI standards.
  • Identify common types of stage lighting fixtures and use them correctly to achieve desired theatrical effects.
  • Operate the theatrical lighting control systems in the Drama department.
  • Observe and understand the effects of light in nature and artificial environments, and understand the process of recreating these effects for use on the stage.
  • Understand the relationship between light and color, and the effective use of color in a theatrical context.
  • Develop a basic lighting design using all the previously detailed skills and concepts.
  • Develop drafting skills and an understanding of design and technical drawings for Lighting.
  • Present design concepts utilizing visual research and practical execution on stage.
  • Explore the collaborative aspect of performance working with Music, Dance and Light.

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000