Terms in this set (12)
Profile Spot / Spotlight
Highlights a particular performer or area.
A soft-edged spotlight which enables the lighting of precise areas. Easy to blend.
Provides lots of light to a wide area.
Coloured plastic that is placed in front of the lantern to alter the colour.
A small metal disc with a pattern or shape cut into it to create a specific shape. Helps create location.
Where the actors are lit from the behind. Can be used to create shadows or obscure the audience's view.
Gradually takes in or takes out a lighting state. This could be done quickly or over a more prolonged time period. It can be done manually or pre-programmed.
Similar to a fade, a cross fade occurs when one lighting state fades out whilst the other is gradually faded in.
Which lights are being used at any one time.
Where the lighting changes abruptly from one state to the next.
Where all the lights go out at once.
The indicator of when the next lighting state should take place (usually a line from one of the performers)