DAAZX50 Light Design

Theatre Faculty
Winter 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/1. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Pavla Beranová (lecturer)
MgA. Vladimír Burian (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Silva Macková
Theatre Faculty – Janáček Academy of Performing Arts
Supplier department: Theatre Faculty – Janáček Academy of Performing Arts
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 9 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to give the participants an overview of all aspects of lighting design, both in theory and practice. It deals with the duality of the profession and tries to gives students the basic technical skills as well as an introduction to the creative process. The 1 week course consists in a theoretical and a practical part, with more importance given to the latter. It´s an opportunity for students of all fields to try to work with lights and materials. Specific exercises should give them good basis that can be developed in their further study or work.
  • Day 1:
  • Lighting design and its main techniques
  • Properties of light
  • Perception and analysis of light
  • Photo/video examples and their analysis
  • Main types of light fixtures and technical vocabulary
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Creating light cues and their sequences
  • Day 2 and 3:
  • practical exercises
  • (colour and direction of light, work with materials, evolution of a light scene in time...)
  • photo documentation of the exercises
Teaching methods
Workskop at Orlí theatre
Assessment methods
Participation and final presentation
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 1 týden.
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2014, Winter 2015, Winter 2016, Winter 2017, Winter 2019, Winter 2020, Winter 2021, Winter 2022, Winter 2023, Winter 2024.
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