Theatre Design

Theatre Design Videos

  • Benson & Whitfield on a lighting designer’s relationship with the director (Part 1 of 26)

  • Benson & Whitfield on creating the right environment through light (Part 2 of 26)

  • Benson & Whitfield on external and internal light (Part 4 of 26)

  • Benson & Whitfield on lighting design for the Stratford Festival Theatre (Part 3 of 26)

  • Benson & Whitfield on the physical quality of theatre (Part 5 of 26)

  • Cameron Porteous on Cyrano de Bergerac at the Shaw Festival 1983 (Part 4 of 10)

  • Cameron Porteous on design and technology (Part 7 of 10)

  • Cameron Porteous on design as art (Part 10 of 10)

  • Cameron Porteous on design principles (Part 9 of 10)

  • Cameron Porteous on design training and mentors (Part 8 of 10)

  • Cameron Porteous on designing for actors (Part 1 of 10)

  • Cameron Porteous on spaces and scenery (Part 3 of 10)

  • Cameron Porteous on tailors, cutters, and fabrics (Part 2 of 10)

  • Cameron Porteous on the Shaw and Stratford Festivals (Part 5 of 10)

  • Cynthia MacLennan on Maggie Smith, fitting actors, and collaboration (Part 4 of 8)

  • Cynthia MacLennan on the fitting room, starting at Stratford, and cutting (Part 1 of 8)

  • Cynthia MacLennan on the job of a cutter and period costumes (Part 2 of 8)

  • Desmond Heeley – 2 – Designing “Cinderella on Ice”

  • Desmond Heeley – 3 – Designing “Cyrano” with Tanya Moiseiwitsch

  • Desmond Heeley – 4 – Designing Prince Charles’ investiture

  • Desmond Heeley – 5 – His hands

  • Desmond Heeley on Continuing to learn (Part 1 of 23)

  • Michael Levine – 1 – conceptualization and The Ring Cycle.

  • Michael Levine – 2 – collaboration, and working with Simon McBurney on A Dog’s Heart.

  • Michael Levine – 3 – finding inspiration, reacting to a piece, and The Flying Dutchman with the Royal Opera House.

  • Michael Levine – 4 – practicality and metaphor.

  • Michael Levine – 5 – palette, and technology and design.

  • Michael Levine – 6 – confidence and philosophy.

  • Michael Levine – 7 – the Magic Flute, scenery, and Complicite’s Mnemonic.

  • Michael Levine – 8 – Bette Midler, Robert Lepage, and The Dream in Mud.

  • Michael Levine – 9 – location and storytelling.

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