Stage/Theater Lighting for Schools

Course Number:     PLC2102

Provider Name:      Pure lighting Company

Provider Number:  404109508

Course at a Glance

  • Course Delivery Type Live

  • This course is 1 LU.

  • Course Level This course is Introductory

  • Language English

  • Original Course Approval 07/19/2021

  • Course Expiration 07/19/2024

About this Course

"You have to find what sparks a light in you so that you in your own way can illuminate the world" - Oprah Winfrey Today's educational system increasingly values STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, Math) learning objectives and outcomes. Out of all spaces common to school facilities, the theater may be the best for incorporating opportunities not only in the Arts, but in technology, science, and engineering. As such, providing students access to modern theatrical systems is of critical importance to ensuring a well-rounded educational experience. In this webinar, we will dive into basic aesthetic, functional, engineering, and financial considerations when designing stage systems for schools. Topics to be discussed include, but are not limited to, (1) the different needs of elementary, middle, and high schools, (2) the minimum-required lighting & controls for an 'adequate' system to options to transform a school theater into a modern Performing Arts Center, (3) new and emerging technologies in stage lighting and controls, (4) how to maximize usage of an auditorium through house-lighting and ensuring multi-functionality, and (5) live Q+A.

Prerequisite Knowledge:
This is an introductory level course

Learning Objective 1:
To understand the importance of modern theatrical systems for educational developmental outcomes in students.

Learning Objective 2:
To review the basics of stage lighting including terminology, fixture types, lighting coverage/plots, and controls options.

Learning Objective 3:
To discover how to maximize an auditorium's functionality as a rentable Performing Arts Center, classroom, and/or multi-purpose room through deliberate planning around house lighting, controls, and accent lighting.

Learning Objective 4:
To learn about new and emerging trends & technologies that may be adapted into school systems to provide budget-friendly and/or cutting-edge systems.

Course Sessions For more information about this course contact the provider. There are no currently scheduled sessions.

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  • Category Project Planning & Design

  • Sub Category Building Systems, Materials, & Assemblies

  • Keywords theater, stage lighting, auditorium, school

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