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THTR 153 - Lighting Design and Production for Theatre, TV, and Film

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and be able to read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is designed for students who want to gain an understanding and appreciation of the roles light and lighting design play in a theatrical production. Students gain understanding in lighting design theory, function, and aesthetics. Students learn to hang, focus, color, cable, and strike conventional and automated lighting fixtures, as well as to identify and select appropriate types of lighting fixtures, cables, control, and power distribution equipment for a given purpose. Electrical and operational safety receive special emphasis. Students who complete the course successfully are able to operate lighting consoles proficiently.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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