96-373 LIGHTING AND SOUND FOR THE STAGE

Tentative Class Schedule: Fall 2014

  Readings Source:     L. - Stage Lighting Revealed
S. - Sound Check

LIGHTING Projects: Readings: Quizzes:
Sept. 3   Intro and Course Outline   Intro  
 5   Functions of Lighting   L. 15-30
 
 8
Basic Electricity   L.77-84;
S.18-21
 10   Properties of Light   L.15-29
 12    In Class Project Proj. 1- Electricity Lab/
Build an Adaptor
 
 
 15   Color  
 17   Controlling Light- Optics
L.43-54 Quiz 1
 19   In Class Project Proj. 2- Instruments  
 
 22   Instruments
   L.55-76
 24   Lamps   L. 43-54 Quiz 2
 26   Light Plot and Paperwork   L.101-115
L.132-143
 
 29  
Lighting Systems
 

L.118-125

Oct. 1  
Software
Virtual Light Lab
LX Free
 
 3   In Class Project
 Proj. 3- Hanging Lab
 
 
 6   Projections
 
 
 8  Tavern Control
  L. 55-76 Quiz 3
 10  Tavern Moving lights & LEDs  Project 4- VLL
 
 12 ***** OVER THE TAVERN Strike *****
 13   Ion Demo
  Handout
 15   Dimmers     Quiz 4
 17   In Class Project  Proj. 5- Lighting Systems
L. 126-143
 
 20   Ancillary Equipment
   
 22   In-class Work Day
   
 24   In Class Project
 Proj. 6- Light Board
 
 
 27
Power Distribution
 L.91-98
 29   In-class Work Day
    Quiz 5
 31  
 Proj. 7- Light Plot
 
 SOUND
Nov. 3
Intro to Sound    S.4-17
 S.60-77
 5
 Sound Plots      Quiz 6
 7
 Microphones    
 
 10
 Sound Sources    
 12
 Mixers    S.78-91
 14
 In Class Project  Proj. 8- System Setup
 
 
 17
 Creating cues
Ripping files
Audacity" Sound Program
   
 19  Seafarers
 Line-level devices
   
 21  Seafarers
 TOUR
 Proj. 9- CD due
 
 23  ***** THE SEAFARERS Strike *****
 24  
 Playback
Quicktime
Q Lab
Multicue

 
 26  
 Amplifiers
 Proj. 10- Computer effects
 S.22-51
 28
   THANKSGIVING    
 THANKSGIVING
Dec. 1
   Cable and Connectors       Quiz 7
 3
 Speakers    S.52-59
 5
 In Class Project  Proj. 11- Microphones
S. 78-91
 
 8   Accoustics

 
 10
 Speaker Placement
   
 12
 In Class Presentation
 Proj. 12- SOUND PLOT
   Quiz 8

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