This comprehensive survey of the practical and aesthetic aspects of basic lighting design treats lighting design for the stage as both an art closely integrated with the director's, actor's, and playwright's vision, and a craft that provides practical solutions for the manipulation of stage space.
Gillette (theatre, U. of Arizona) has revised his successful textbook, and has added material on projections, design process, drafting for lighting. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
1. An Introduction to Designing with Light 2. Lighting Production Team: Organization and Responsibilities 3. Electrical Theory and Practice 4. Lenses, Lamps, and Lighting Instruments 5. Cables and Connectors 6. Intensity Control 7. Projections 8. Practicals and Effects 9. Color 10. Advanced Technology Instruments 11. The Design Process 12. The Image of Light 13. The Lighting Key 14. Using the Lighting Key to Draw the Light Plot 15. Drafting for Lighting Design 16. Design Examples 17. Rehearsal and Performance Procedures Organizational Tools Rehearsals Glossary Index