May 20, 2023
In this episode of LIGHT TALK, The
Lumen Brothers welcome lighting designer and Lighting and
Projections Design Coordinator for the Canadian Opera Company,
Mikael Kangas, to the show!
Join Mikael, Steve, Stan, and David, as they pontificate
about: The roles of the Lighting Coordinator at Class A opera
companies; The process of remounting the lighting for large scale
opera productions; Considering what equipment to use as technology
changes over the years; Using the EOS spreadsheet view when
considering equipment choices; Color considerations when
updating to new fixtures; What skills you need to have to land a
job as a Lighting and Projections Design Coordinator; A
detailed explanation of using "Moving Light Assistant" to
accurately remount moving light presets; The state of the
theatrical lighting industry for young designers in Canada; Working
with multiple designers with multiple personalities; Humerous
moments of self-awareness at the production table; and Advice for
young lighting designers.
Nothing is Taboo, Nothing is Sacred,
and Very Little Makes Sense.