limitations due to technology
o Motivated light
o Nonmotivated light- sounds called for in the script that usually come from recogniziable sources
o Plot- lighting becomes limited because there is only so many lughts yu can use on stage , limited plug
o Gels- gels change colors on lights
o Gobos- metal slots that go infornt of lights so you can project patterns on walls like leaf patterns and crosses
• Light is to the production what music is to the score"
• "good lightining adds space, depth, mood, mystery, parody, contrast, change of emotion, intimacy, fear"
• Edward Gordon Craig- "painting with light"
Example, his Hamlet in Moscow
** most important thing lighting should do is PROVIDE VISIBILITY