Date of Graduation
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre
Committee Member/Second Reader
Committee Member/Third Reader
This paper explores the question of how one could approach designing the lighting for a theatrical production. In doing this it covers foundational information about the science behind the medium, then it goes into a discussion of the types of artistry that lighting employs. It will explain what light contributes to a scene, how it can be manipulated creatively, and some of the methods and styles that have been developed over time. It culminates in an analysis of the author's lighting design for a production of Hedda Gabler.
Theatre, Theatre Lighting, Lighting Design, Hedda Gabler, Theatre Design
Smith, J. (2023). From the Footlight to the Spotlight: An Examination of Theatrical Lighting Design. Theatre Undergraduate Honors Theses Retrieved from https://scholarworks.uark.edu/thtruht/2