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Description - Stage Lighting Design The Art, The Craft, The Life by Richard Pilbrow

The definitive text for today's and tomorrow's lighting designers, covering the complete history, theory and practice of lighting design.

With over four hundred illustrations and nearly sixty colour photographs, as well as interviews with many well known professionals, Stage Lighting Design is a comprehensive, insightful and inspiring book that every designer and would be designer should own.

It is arranged in four sections:

Design: the basic principles, illustrated with reference to specific productions

History: a brief survey of the historical development of stage lighting

The Life: interviews with 14 other lighting designers, plus notes on Pilbrow's own career

Mechanics: a comprehensive section dealing with all the technical data today's designer will need.

'If you believe in learning from pioneers with pedigree, Richard Pilbrow is your man. For the aspiring lighting designer, the wealth of knowledge and the insight into this strange profession are invaluable' www.onstagelighting.co.uk

'Comprehensive, readable and inspiring... Pilbrow's great knowledge and practical experience shine out from every page' ReviewsGate.com

'Comprehensive, readable and inspiring... Pilbrow's great knowledge and practical experience shine out from every page'
- ReviewsGate.com

'If you believe in learning from pioneers with pedigree, Richard Pilbrow is your man. For the aspiring lighting designer, the wealth of knowledge and the insight into this strange profession are invaluable'
- www.onstagelighting.co.uk

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781854599964
ISBN-10: 1854599968
Format: Paperback / softback
(254mm x 206mm x 31mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Richard Pilbrow

Richard Pilbrow first made his mark at Olivier's National Theatre, lighting shows such as the first Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. He revolutionised stage lighting in Britain, designing the system for the new National and setting up Theatre Projects, the first independent lighting design company in the UK. He has been a consultant for theatres and concert halls in over 25 countries.

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