21-Lighting Design (LD) Requirements

The Lighting Design entry must include the following items, assembled in one file in an email sent to aeastman@fullcoll.edu:

1.  Light Plot
A Light Plot (¼” or ½” scale) using standard symbols and references. The Light Plot must contain a title block and a key to symbols. Title block must contain:

  1. Title of the drawing (Light Plot)
  2. Name of the production
  3. Name of the student designer
  4. Name of the theater
  5. Name of the high school
  6. Opening date of the production
  7. Scale of the light plot (e.g., ¼”=1’0”)

It is acceptable to submit hand drafted or Vectorworks light plots.

2.  Channel Hook Up
A channel hook up must include: channel number, dimmer or circuit number, location, unit number, type and wattage of instrument, focus or purpose, color and template.

It is acceptable to use any version of Light Write or Excel.

3.  Design Concept
A Lighting Design Concept paper using the following parameters:

A typewritten or word processed paper that describes how and why lighting choices were made and how those choices related to the production and the overall concept of the production.

The paper must be at least :

  1. One (1) page in length
  2. Double spaced
  3. 1” margins, top/bottom/sides

4.  Photographs
A maximum of five (5) photographs, no larger than 5” x 7”, that demonstrate and showcase the lighting design as well as supporting the concept of the lighting design.

5.  Color Swatches

All required design materials must be submitted by 11:59pm on March 5th, 2021. All materials should be submitted to theatrefestival@fullcoll.edu and include the school name, school number, entry number, category and show name in the email subject line.

Be prepared to receive  questions via email from the adjudicator regarding the presentation.

  • All entries must be submitted with an attached Release of Liability Form. Entries will not be judged without a release attached to each entry. (Form will be emailed to teachers)