During an intensive five-day workshop, the participants explored in detail how to prepare a design for a performance. The focus was concentrated on the workflow from the first contact with the choreographer or director, through the selection of suitable light sources, emergence of a lighting design, designing the cues for each scene to the technical documentation. Workshop participants passed through all the steps that are necessary during the process of creation of a lighting design, they learnt how communication is important in the theater and to discovered more about the Dutch lighting design.
The workshop was suitable not only for theater technicians, students of set design, but also for everyone who was interested in light and a creative approach to work. The location of the workshop was the cultural center Stanica and a large part of the work was concentrated into the small hall of the Municipal Theatre Žilina.
The workshop was led by Henk van der Geest
Foto: Natália Zajačiková