Workshops

 

Strictly Speaking NC State University - 2021

 

I was invited as a guest to discuss my career path, the Lighting industry, and my recent designs.

Upstate New York USITT- September 2014

 

Lighting Master Class- Guest Lecturer

Small Budget and Big Impact- Part 1:

Taught in conjunction with Harry Mandris and Patty Rihn; we

discussed tricks of the trade to get a desired effect with a small budget. Overview of the difference in styles of atmospheric effects and common building materials for scenic and lighting surfaces.

 

Small Budget and Big Impact- Part 2:

Taught in conjunction with Harry Mandris and Patty Rihn

This course was a continuation of “Small Budget and Big Impact”- Part 1. In depth discussion of design practices and execution and personal experiences.

 

University of North Carolina at Greensboro- March 2013

 

Super Saturday Master Class- Guest Lecturer

Automated Lighting:

Master class for local high school students to learn about automated lighting. Starting with a brief history of moving lights we then moved on to describe the different types of moving lights, uses for them.  

Lectures

 

University at Buffalo - September 2013-Current

 

Basic Color Theory:

Instructors: Tom Burke and Jon Shimon

THR 106- Guest Lecturer

Basic color theory and how to use within lighting design. 

What Things Are and How to Hang a Light:

Taught in conjunction with Harry Mandris

In this lecture we went over all of the tools we use for a lighting workday in the Theatre and Dance Department. Discussed safety and standard practices.

 

Lighting Consoles 101:

Instructors: Tom Burke and John Shimon

THR 106- Guest Lecturer

In depth demonstration on ETC console functions and programming.

 

Automated Lighting:

Instructors: Tom Burke and John Shimon

THR 106- Guest Lecturer

Taught in conjunction with Harry Mandris

Brief history of automated lighting, overview of options on the market, and how to use within a design

 

Lighting Fixtures 101:

Instructors: Tom Burke and John Shimon

THR 106- Guest Lecturer

Basic overview of types of fixtures, what they are called, and use cases. Introduction to LED lighting technology.

 

THR- 102 Lighting Design 2:

Instructor: Lynne Koscielniak

Guest Lecturer

Taught in conjunction with Harry Mandris and Patty Rihn

Split into four sections this course goes through the differences in the ETC consoles at The SUNY Buffalo Center for the Arts and how to program them.

 

Interlochen Center for the Arts- May 2013-August 2013

 

Color Theory and how to use it:

Lighting Master Class- Guest Lecturer

Two hour lecture on lighting color theory with live demonstration.