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Swarthmore College    
College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  Feb 25, 2018
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

THEA 004B. Lighting Design

This class explores the fundamentals of lighting design. The course objective is to introduce lighting concepts and how to express them for both theater and dance. It is intended to demystify an enormously powerful medium. Reading and class discussion provide a theoretical basis for such creativity while the assignments and projects provide the practice for this artistic endeavor. The course is designed to serve all students regardless of prior experience in theater production.
Fulfills a general requirement for all theater majors and minors.
1 credit.
Fall 2017. Murphy.
Fall 2018. Murphy.
Fall 2019. Murphy.
Catalog chapter: Theater  
Department website:

Check the Spring 2018 Schedule of Courses