Stage Lighting Basics: Stage Lighting Layouts

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A critical part of stage lighting design involves the placement of your fixtures. How you layout your lighting matters, as it serves as the foundation for illuminating the stage during the production. Generally speaking, all stage lighting layouts involve a few fundamental placements. By using the right approach, you’ll be able to cover the vast […]

Stage Lighting Basics: Intelligent Fixtures, DMX, and More

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If you’re new to stage lighting, some of the base technologies involved may feel a bit mysterious. Understanding what each technology is, how it works, and how it benefits stage light design can be challenging at first. Luckily, by understanding certain key components, the pieces start to come together. Digital Multiplex (DMX) is one of […]

Theatre Stage Lights: What Do I Need for a Basic Show?

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If you’re running a small production – like a community, school, or church show – it’s easy to become overwhelmed by choice. The sheer number of theatre stage lights on the market is often astounding, particularly if anyone creating their first basic production. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get a setup that’ll meet your […]