Stage Light Design 1

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204SVD1 Z 1 40S Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Familiarising students with lighting design principles in theatre practice.

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Mode of study

Workshop and presentation in spaces equipped with lighting.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Artistic, spatial and colour imagination. Ability to express yourself in these media.

Course contents


  1. introduction to technology (types of lights),
  2. brief theory of light and theory of colour,
  3. introduction to lighting styles; aesthetics and philosophy of lighting design,
  4. working with colour in lighting design,
  5. working with the intensity and timing of lighting changes,
  6. the creation of lighting design as a concept,
  7. creating presonal lighting figures on the relevant theme,
  8. lighting and sound design,
  9. working in a set designer-director-actor team.


In modern theatre practice, lighting design is an irreplaceable component of a production's visual presence. This subject, designed for set designers and directors, broadens their expressive visualisation material. It covers the use of technical devices to fulfil creative tasks and goals.

Recommended or required reading

Topical professional press.

Assessment methods and criteria

Presentation of the results from the exercises along with a demonstrated visual imagination in the exercise and skills in linking these with lighting design is a measure for grading the student.


A higher level of study and specialization for set-design students containing a propotional content of artistry, set-design and technology. For Alternative and Puppet Theatre (ALD) Set-design and ALD, Directing and Dramaturgy students. Approx. capacity: 10 students.

Further information

This course is an elective for all students of this school

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

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Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

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