Followspot Operating Tips
Despite what many people believe, running a followspot is one of the trickier tech jobs in a theatre.  Operating one isn’t just a matter of making [...]
McCandless Method Front Light Warm and Cool
What Is the McCandless Method?
Stanley McCandless is considered by many to be the father of lighting design.  Even though lighting technology has come a long way since he developed his [...]
Find the Circuit Breakers Before the Show Starts
You’ve probably had it happen to you, and if you haven’t, you will.  You’re watching the stage during a performance of your show, when [...]
Hide a Copy of Your Light Shows
The great thing about modern light boards is that they have non-volatile memory; turn the board off, and your show will still be in its memory next time [...]