Lighting Design by Jeremy Stein

    King Liz

    Produced by Emerson Stage

    Semel Theater at Emerson College

    Directed by Benny Sato-Ambush

    Scenic Design: Junior Johnson

    Costume Design: Rachel Dahl

    Sound Design: Vincent Laino

    Photo Credit: Junior Johnson

    Conceptual Work

    A part of the design was transforming the theater into an arena, one similar to an NBA game. This was the direction I took, in this photo I had put 3 circuit ministrip lights all around to give that "round" stadium feel. During the show I had played with intensity effects and chases to create motion. 

    Another aspect was "non-stop motion". Just like a NBA game, there is always something happening even when the players are not playing. I applied this to our transitions by creating a "show" on stage and in the audience with ensemble members who portrayed Basketball players and Cheerleaders. Below are some of those moments: