Wed 11 Dec

Lighting and Design Workshop

with Lucy Carter


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In this workshop led by award-winning lighting designer Lucy Carter, you will explore how lighting design can illuminate and make your work visible and discover what else a considered lighting design can add to your choreography.

It can draw attention, create mood, establish context, dissect, reduce and sculpt the space AROUND the dance and FOR the dance to take place in. Lighting can help to tell stories, communicate place, or add abstract ideas to help enforce the choreographic idea. By looking at examples of existing work, and through examining different light sources you'll examine the tools available. You'll have a chance to play with light on bodies and discover how to utilise some of the things you learn into your work.

The workshop aims to equip you with some understanding of what is possible within your technical and financial limitations, as well as some new knowledge about lighting for you to consider as you choreograph your work, and for you to draw from during your technical rehearsal.

Where: The Place, Founders Studio

Please Note: There are limited places for this workshop, so booking is essential.

About Lucy Carter

Lucy is a multi-award-winning, critically acclaimed lighting designer. She was awarded the 2018 Critics Circle National Dance Award for Outstanding Contribution to Dance. She is a two-time winner of the prestigious Knight of Illumination Award for Dance (Chroma, 2008; Woolf Works, 2015), winner of the 2013 TMA Achievement award in Opera (Lohengrin) and the 2004 Olivier Dance Award for 2 Human. Though best known for her collaborations with choreographer Wayne McGregor, she has worked in opera and theatre as well as creating installations in galleries and public theatre spaces.

Times: 6pm - 9pm
Duration: 180 mins
Venue: at The Place

Professional Development Workshops

A series of professional development workshops aimed at emerging dance artists looking to enhance their practice.