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Fall 2018

ENG 172
INTRODUCTION TO STAGE LIGHTING & SOUND

Instructors: Gordon Rice, g.rice@rochester.edu
Credits: 4.0
CRN: 26109
Prerequisites: None
Location: TODD 202F
Day and Time: Tuesday and Thursday 11:05am - 12:20pm
First Class: Thursday, September 1
Last Class: Tuesday, December 13
Labs: Labs are required; See instructor for details
Lab Location: Todd Theatre
First Lab: TBD
Last Lab: TBD
Note: Class meets in Todd 2020F

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Lighting and sound provide theatre productions with critical, complex and nuanced effects that tell stories as eloquently as words. This course exposes students to the mechanics and aesthetics of lighting and sound design for the theatre. Students gain a thorough understanding of lighting and sound equipment, procedures, safety, and how these fascinating elements contribute to creating and enriching the theatrical event. Students work actively with these technologies on productions, getting valuable practical experience.