Director of Design and Lighting -Dorset Theatre Festival

DTF_LadyDay_TaylorCrichton2016_041There are many elements that create the magic of live theatre. One of the most effective of these elements is the lighting. The mood of a scene is enhanced by  lighting which focuses  our attention and our emotions on what is happening. All through the production of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, which is performing at the Dorset Theatre Festival through September 3, the atmosphere of the bar and Lady Day’s feelings were  reflected in the lighting. In the  last minutes of the play the drama was intensified by a change in the lighting.

Bob and I were fortunate to talk with Michael Giannitti ,GiannittiMichael_320x230pxthe Director of Design and Lighting at Dorset Theatre Festival. We met him at Bennington College where he teaches. To listen to the interview click on the link below.

Interview with Michael Giannitti

 

 

You might also want to take a look at Michael’s website to see some of the productions that he has lit. Michael Giannitti website

2 thoughts on “Director of Design and Lighting -Dorset Theatre Festival

  1. Saw Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill at DTC on Friday, 26 August. FANTASTIC performance by Marinda Anderson as Billie Holiday. Highly recommended.

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  2. Hi Sally: Just to make sure your emails continue to reach me, I’ve gotten a new email address: eissharry@gmail.com. I’m still getting emails transferred from my old, but at some point this will stop. Hope life goes well, Harry

    On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 7:24 PM, More Theatre Talk wrote:

    > ssugarman407 posted: “There are many elements that create the magic of > live theatre. One of the most effective of these elements is the lighting. > The mood of a scene is enhanced by lighting which focuses our attention > and our emotions on what is happening. All through the pr” >

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