Short Courses / Technical

Introduction to Lighting Design

Introduction to lighting design is a 1-week immersive summer course that covers the basics of lighting design for theatre.

Course Information

Type: Beginners
Ages: 16+


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During the course of five days, 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 stage management and technical theatre as a career and wish to build up experience. It can be a taster course for the MFA in Stage Design at The Lir Academy.

This course runs between 22nd - 26th July.

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In the event of a cancellation more than one month prior to the course start date on courses costing €250+ a forfeiture of €250 will be retained to cover administration costs.

In the event of a cancellation more than one month prior to the course start date on short courses priced below €250, a forfeiture of the total course fee will be retained

A withdrawal less than one month before the course start date will result in the forfeiture of the entire fee.

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It is strongly recommended that all participants insure themselves to cover the loss of fees in the event of illness, for which The Lir Academy cannot accept any liability.

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