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Stage and Theatrical Lighting in the modern world.

Chris Lose is a Designer Relations Developer for Ayrton Lighting, international touring lighting director, programmer and columnist who has dedicated his life to solving problems through pragmatic decision making and mindfulness. He strives to invoke emotion through color, atmosphere and beauty. He loves to share his experiences and his knowledge even in his most vulnerable hours.

In this podcast, he takes time to share some unique philosophies that have allowed him and his to succeed in the hard knocks business of rock 'n roll touring.

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    • 4.8 • 13 Ratings

Stage and Theatrical Lighting in the modern world.

Chris Lose is a Designer Relations Developer for Ayrton Lighting, international touring lighting director, programmer and columnist who has dedicated his life to solving problems through pragmatic decision making and mindfulness. He strives to invoke emotion through color, atmosphere and beauty. He loves to share his experiences and his knowledge even in his most vulnerable hours.

In this podcast, he takes time to share some unique philosophies that have allowed him and his to succeed in the hard knocks business of rock 'n roll touring.

    Entertaining Children with Mad Science - with Ian Hoffer

    Entertaining Children with Mad Science - with Ian Hoffer

    with Ian Hoffer - Technical Consultant operating as Aurora Sound & Light Design

    On this podcast, we discuss ways to avoid boredom, projecting lasers from his house to his neighbor’s roof for Halloween, using a video wall and pro FM processor and transmitter to do a couple drive in movies in a restaurant parking lot, building a new PC and motion simulator for his flight simulator, AI motion platform out in the garage, installing all exterior Philips Hue lights in his house, adding new lights and sirens to all of his automobiles, go-karts and ATVs, setting up VR in the living room, and being the coolest DJ for his teenage daughter.

    Please visit: www.aurorasoundlight.com

    • 55 min
    Lights, Camera, Diaspora! - with Christian Epps

    Lights, Camera, Diaspora! - with Christian Epps

    with Christian Epps - Chief Executive Officer at Lights, Camera, Diaspora!

    On this episode, we discuss Lights, Camera, Diaspora, a non-profit social enterprise that bridges the gap between the African and African-Diaspora entertainment industries to progress the aesthetic quality and business opportunities for African film, broadcast and live events on the Continent and in the African Diaspora, sharing knowledge to the future production professionals of Africa, presenting workshops, sharing technology, how the internet is increasing diversity of opinion and how we can help out.

    Please visit: www.lightscameradiaspora.org and www.instagram.com/christianepps

    • 47 min
    Sculpting with Syrup - with Andrew Dawson

    Sculpting with Syrup - with Andrew Dawson

    with Andrew Dawson - Lighting Designer/Programmer

    On this episode, we discuss working in the Canadian production industry, gaining some road wings right before the pandemic hit,

    his college light show from Fanshawe College, maintaining the momentum to work up the ladder, how he got interested in lighting, how to keep busy during the pandemic, the importance of simple shows and simple programming, his programming style, and maintaining an online presence.

    Please visit: www.andrewdlx.com

    • 31 min
    Actively Seeking a Balance - with Matt Ardine

    Actively Seeking a Balance - with Matt Ardine

    with Matt Ardine - Lighting Designer and Gaffer

    On this episode, we discuss working on Music by Sia, the “less-is-more” principle, his origin story of coming up from shooting skate videos, being a dad in the entertainment lighting industry during isolation, shooting commercials, actively seeking a balance between work and home life, how important the union has been during the isolation period, some good stories from production and the importance of having a hobby outside the industry.

    Please visit:  www.mattardine.com  and www.instagram.com/mattardine and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnfGni4_RlI

    • 1 hr 5 min
    What a Way to Make a Living - with Mick Smith

    What a Way to Make a Living - with Mick Smith

    with Mick Smith - Vice President of Design at Eastern Lighting Design

    On this episode, we discuss being a father and husband in the entertainment industry, knowing that we wanted to be in the industry as a teenager, the lifestyle of touring Broadway shows, the difference between New York Show Biz and LA show biz, what frustrates us most about the lighting business, finding a way to use the entertainment industry to spend more time at home.

    Please visit: www.easternlightingdesign.com

    • 59 min
    The Youngest Person in the Room - with Luis Garcia

    The Youngest Person in the Room - with Luis Garcia

    with Luis Garcia - Lighting & Media Designer

    On this episode, we discuss climbing the ranks quickly before the pandemic closed us down, staying optimistic about our industry during isolation, shifting from in-person productions to virtual, what it’s like to be the youngest in the room with fresh ideas, proving yourself to the older generation, permanently changing the norms of our industry and expanding the scope of productions, joining a progressive union in Oregon, and making strong contacts to turn them into connections.

    Please visit:  www.LuisGTech.com

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Stirling Baker ,

Great Podcast!!!

Absolutely Love that this podcasts brings together lighting designers, lighting directors and production managers from all areas of music, theatre, dance and concerts! Thank you !! Keep it up!

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love to hear the stores

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Lighting shootout with Collyns Stenzel

I enjoyed the interview with Collyns Stenzel. I know nothing about lighting, looking forward to the shoot-out also the zombie apocalypse.

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