Fefu and Her Friends: A Lighting Design

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The purpose of this thesis is to provide research, supporting paperwork, and documentation of the process and results of the lighting design for the University of Maryland – College Park, School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies production of Fefu and Her Friends. This thesis contains the following: research images collected to develop and visually communicate ideas about color, intensity, form, composition and mood to the production team; research images to depict the arc of the lighting design; preliminary and final organization of desired equipment to execute the lighting design; a full set of drafting plates and supplementary paperwork used to communicate the organization and placement of lighting equipment to the master electrician; magic sheets and cue list used as organizational tools for the lighting designer during the tech process. Archival production photographs are included as documentation of the completed design.