4:00 pm Seminar
Patricia Glasow - All the World’s a Stage: Lighting the Audience


Lighting the public areas of a theater poses a unique set of challenges: blending the aesthetic with technical, code and maintenance requirements.  This lecture will address these issues and more as we discuss lighting the audience in various types of performance venues.  No need to suspend your disbelief as we dig into the how and why of lighting in that most inspirational and magical of places, the theater.

Learning Objectives

1) Explain the fundamental principles of lighting the audience chamber in theatre lighting

2)    Describe lighting code compliance requirements

3)    Apply lighting dimming protocol

4)    Explore how to share space with other technical disciplines

Approved for 1 IES CEU and 1 AIA HSW LU

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 Patricia Glasow
Ms Glasow has designed and managed lighting projects throughout North America, Asia and Europe.  She began working in lighting in her early teens and has been designing ever since.  Patty’s strength lies in the blending of design and technical expertise particularly for specialized installations.  She was formally trained in theatrical lighting design at UCLA and worked for Walt Disney Enterprises early in her career.  These experiences deepened her passion for the profession and influenced her work for her arts, commercial and educational clients.  Her lighting has been recognized with awards from numerous industry organizations.  In 2013 she was awarded the Sol Cohn Award for service to the lighting field by the San Francisco Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society.  This year she was inducted as a Fellow of the International Association of Lighting Designers.