Introduction to Lighting Design



During this five-day course, participants will learn about different lighting technologies and learn the terminology used in the industry, becoming familiar with the basics of lighting design for the stage.

The course focuses on lighting design using traditional and the latest technologies to create a story through lighting and visually engage the audience. Other practical elements are also included in the course.

The course is perfect for people involved in amateur or school productions who wish to gain a better insight into the world of theatre or prospective students who are considering applying for The Lir’s Bachelor in Stage Management & Technical Theatre programme and wish to build up experience. It can be a taster course for the MFA in Stage Design at The Lir Academy.

Date, Time and Place

Every summer at The Lir Academy, Pearse Street at Grand Canal Quay, Dublin 2. Please check the website for further details and dates.

Course Fees



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