Creating An Underwater Lighting Effect For The Opera Edward Tulane

Minnesota Opera recently debuted the world premiere of the new opera Edward Tulane. The libretto, which is based on the best-selling novel The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo,...

Joel Svendsen December 08, 2022 Questions?

How A Fog Machine Works

Since their introduction in the 1970s, fog machines have remained among the most commonly used piece of special effects equipment in the entertainment industry; including stage, film & television,...

Brittney Pecor October 24, 2022 Questions?

Five Techniques For Creating Spectacular Lighting Effects With Rosco X-Effects®

Lighting Designer and Rosco Ambassador Nick Diaz recently worked with Rosco to develop new recipes for the X-Effects LED Projector. While making these recipes, Nick discovered new techniques he was...

Joel Svendsen June 09, 2022 Questions?

OPTI-SCULPT™ Lenses Provide Consistent Lobby Lighting For Immersive Van Gogh

Jason Hand is a Toronto-based designer with a passion for creating the lighting for large-scale musicals, operas, and new works. Without much need for that type of work during the pandemic, Jason...

Joel Svendsen May 19, 2022 Questions?

Using Gobo Projections To Enliven Dark Walkways

Rys och Mys (Thrill and Chill) is a seasonal light festival held in the city of Varberg, Sweden to spark a little excitement for its visitors and residents during the dark autumn evenings. Johan...

Tatiana Massano March 03, 2022 Questions?

Three BIPOC Artists Express The Beauty And Joy Of Black Lives Through Art, Projection, And Light

In 2020, we published a story about In Light Collective and their art installation In Light: of the time. The installation used projected art and poetry to express the impact that police violence...

Joel Svendsen January 20, 2022 Questions?

The Tiny Footlights That Uplit The Dark Underbelly Of Little Shop

Every member of Rosco’s Cube Family of LED fixtures has proven to be a fantastic choice for theatrical footlights. So far, we have shared how Braq Cubes® are the footlights of Hadestown and how the...

Chad Tiller August 05, 2021 Questions?

Window Projections Reveal The Hidden City

Knomad Colab is a collaborative duo based in Philadelphia that creates light architecture and site-specific art interactions. We worked with them back in 2017 to illuminate Red Rocks with homemade...

Joel Svendsen June 24, 2021 Questions?

Miro Cube® 4CA – A Flexible Footlight Solution

Lighting Designer Josh Epstein has designed for many of the top regional theaters in the United States, including the Mark Taper Forum, Guthrie Theater, Goodman Theater, and Arena Stage. Before the...

Joel Svendsen April 01, 2021 Questions?

How To Create Mountainous Scenery With Rosco Gobo Projections

Whether it’s due to budgets or space – every production faces limitations when it comes to the scenery it needs to create. Such was the case for a production of Bizet’s classic opera Carmen at the...

Tatiana Massano March 04, 2021 Questions?