Encyclopedia of Stage Lighting


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About the Book

This encyclopedia contains more than 1500 detailed entries covering such topics as equipment, methods, concepts, design process, electricity, characteristics of light, and lightboard operations.
Where applicable, entries present both the historical and current significance of the apparatus or concept being described. Entries are extensively cross-referenced, and many include line drawings and samples of lighting paperwork.

About the Author(s)

Jody Briggs is a freelance lighting designer living in Seattle, Washington. He has been the lighting designer for the Taproot Theatre Company for many years and has also written several lighting-related computer programs.

Bibliographic Details

Jody Briggs
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 340
Bibliographic Info: 237 photos, bibliography
Copyright Date: 2009 [2003]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-4043-6
eISBN: 978-1-4766-0300-1
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Foreword      1

Preface      3

The Encyclopedia      11

Bibliography      333

Book Reviews & Awards

“valuable…this book often goes beyond most encyclopedias…recommended”—Choice; “ideal for students, teachers, lighting technicians and designers as well as other workers in the theater who wish to know about stage lighting”—ARBA.