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Lighting Designer

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Mandy theatre professionals regularly posts junior and senior jobs for Lighting designers, lighting operators & technicians.

What does a theatre Lighting Designer do?

The Lighting Designer creates an effective lighting plot to enhance a live event or production, marrying artistic creativity with technical knowledge. The Lighting Technician may work alongside them to make their ideas a reality.The lighting designer starts out by looking at the script to be produced, observing the kind of lighting it normally requires in every scene . Designer and director discuss their strategies about how precisely lighting could be utilized to accentuate the production idea in the first level meeting . In the beginning, sessions with the set designer are essential as the set and lighting designers must team up on how to arrive at the preferred "look" for the play. The plan for the set will have an impact on the positioning and direction of the necessary lighting fixtures , so flagging any possible complications in this area rather sooner than later .

Lighting designers take part in rehearsals to get an idea for the lighting signals and to program how to light the performers as they move from one location to another on stage . When the blocking is set , the lighting designer will start to figure out which lighting equipments will be utilised and where each one will be placed.
Lighting Designers often move up the LX departmental ladder to work as Deputy Chief Electrician or Chief Electrician. The Association of Lighting Designers is an organisation for all lighting professionals, you can visit their website here.

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