21M.734 Lighting Design for the Theatre

Fall 2003

Photographer Peter Russo takes a photo from one of the lighting catwalks in MIT's Kresge Auditorium.
Photographer Peter Russo takes a photo from one of the lighting catwalks in MIT's Kresge Auditorium. (Photo courtesy of Daniel Bersak.)

Course Highlights

This course features study materials and examples of student work.

Course Description

This class explores the artistry of Lighting Design. Students gain an overall technical working knowledge of the tools of the trade, and learn how, and where to apply them to a final design. However essential technical expertise is, the class stresses the artistic, conceptual, collaborative side of the craft. The class format is a "hands on" approach, with a good portion of class time spent in a theatre.
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Staff

Instructor:
Karen Perlow

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate