Designing with Automated Luminaires in a Network Environment
– A Beginning; Designing and programming with automated
luminaires for the first time. 1 VL2000 Spot, 1 VL 2000 Wash, 6
Studio Colors, 2 Technobeams controlled by 2 Strand 520i consoles
and 2 Strand 300 Consoles. February 2004. Mitchell Theatre, University
of Wisconsin at Madison. Faculty Designer: Linda Essig. Equipment
Support: Grand Stage.
Automated Luminaire Control and WYSIWYG with the Strand
500 Series Consoles; 4 VL2202s,
3 Studio Colors, 1 VL1000TS controlled by 2 Strand 520i consoles
with WYSIWYG 7.0. December 2003. Performance Playhouse, North Carolina
School of the Arts. Faculty Designer: Norman Coates. Equipment Support:
United Associates and Parlights.
Designers: Know Your Tools; Lecture for Omaha
Playhouse designers, staff, interns and local professionals. April
2003. Omaha Playhouse. click for more...
WYSIWYG – Lighting without the Lights;
WYSIWYG 3.5e plus WYSILAB setup on 4 workstations; Studio Spots
and Studio Beams controlled by the Strand 520i. June 2002. Hong
Kong Academy for Performing Arts. click
Exterior Architectural Lighting Seminar at TCU;
Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX; March 2001. Designers:
Jonathan Spears and Paul Gregory. click for more...
Automated Luminaire Programming with WYSIWYG; A
week long seminar to introduce students to automated luminaire programming
with WYSIWYG. Each team had a console, a WYSIWYG station and automated
luminaries. The WYSIWYG station had the entire automated system
while each of 5 consoles (4 Strand 520is and 1 Whole Hog) had control
of 1 spot luminaire, 1 wash luminaire and 1 moving mirror luminaire.
(The total luminaire system was 5 VL5s, 5 VL6s and 5 Technobeams)
June 2000. Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. click
What Is A Cue? A one day lecture at the Julliard
School. Lighting design class for dance students. Jan 2003. Faculty:
Introduction to Lighting; A one day lecture at
the Julliard School. Lighting design class for dance students. Sept.
2002. Faculty: Stan Pressner.
Technical Seminar on Lighting Technology from Opera House
Theatrical Applications to Retail and Theme Park Installations;
Topics: Theatrical Consulting on Lighting Systems for New Construction
and Renovations. Consulting: The Renovation of the San Francisco
Opera. Hong Kong, June 2000. Sponsors: Commission International
de I’Eclairage and The Chartered Service of Building Services
Lighting Design and Stage Management Seminar 2000;
Topics: Stage Lighting Design: An Overview, San Francisco Opera:
A Case Study & Broadway: Designer and Assistant.
1st seminar for lighting professionals in Korea. Dong-Tuk University,
Seoul, Korea. June – July 2000. Sponsored by: Jang-Weon Lee
– President of Digitronics Inc. and publisher of ARCHE Lighting
Art – The Magazine of Lighting Professionals in Korea.
Moving Light Control for the Theatre: Clay Paky
Moving Light Control using the Strand 520i console; Taiwan Fu Jen
Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan. June 2000. Sponsored by: The
Chinese Association of Theatre Technicians, Linfair Engineering
Trading Ltd and Strand Lighting Asia Ltd. Producer: Stan-Chiou.
Broadway Lighting Master Class – Vari*Lite Moving Light Control;
Professional workshop on Vari*Lite programming under the Strand
500 series control consoles. Fordham University, NYC. December 1999.
Vari*Lite University Outreach Program; Professional
and College level workshop on Vari*Lite programming under the Strand
500 series control consoles. Multiple cities.
Vari*Lite Director: Jim Waits.
AutoCAD for Lighting Design, Professional Seminar at Lighting
Dimensions International (a yearly conference for the lighting
design industry) Main Speaker: Rich Rose, author of AutoCAD On Stage
– Reno, Nevada, November 1995 - Miami, Florida, November 1994.
How to Be a Professional Assistant Lighting Designer, Graduate
Seminar (in cooperation w/ the production of By Jeeves) –
Geffen Playhouse, February 1997.
How to Be a Professional Assistant Lighting Designer,
Undergraduate Seminar (in cooperation w/ the production
of By Jeeves) – Geffen Playhouse, February 1997.
Theatre Practicum (teaching undergraduate theatre
majors about lighting design and production for electricians) 3
sections / week. Department of Theatre, Film and Television –
Fall, Winter, Spring 1995-96. Faculty: Leslie Rose and Bill Ward.
Lighting Design Production (design a new play
festival, advise undergraduate lighting designers, and supervise
crew training and implementation) Fall, Winter, Spring 1994-95.
Production Manager: Aric Bellman.
Beginning Lighting Design (teaching undergraduate
theatre students the basics of Lighting Design) These students were
originally part of an intermediate class taught by Neil Peter Jampolis,
head of design at UCLA Theatre. He asked me to teach a beginning
section when the need arose to split the class and focus the area
of study. Fall 1994.
Lighting Design for Dance (assist in class preparation,
assist on lectures and perform as Production Electrician on various
productions) Winter – Spring 1993. Production Manager: Sam
Jones. Faculty: Stan Pressner.