This is a condensed one day workshop that will cover the following areas listed below. Click on the headings to go to the areas you want to know more about.

We cannot cover theatre lighting in detail in this 7 hour workshop, so you need to expand your knowledge later on.

To look up data on theatre lighting equipment such as Strand Lighting and Selecon Lighting go to

Stage safety


Objectives of stage lighting

Properties of light


Lighting control


Script Ananlysis

Lighting Plans

Rigging for a show


Plotting for a show

Running a show