Christopher Akerlind will be a featured speaker at the 2014 Broadway Lighting Master Classes when he discusses his knock-out lighting for the new Broadway musical, Rocky, that BLMC attendees will see on Friday, May 30, with a post-show Q&A. On Sunday, June 1, Akerlind will discuss his lighting in a session at Sardi's restaurant, followed by lunch and a collaboration panel with other members of the creative team, all of whom go all 15 rounds with their efforts on this show.
As the Rocky review in Variety raves: "Whatever your expectations going into Rocky, you come out rocking the technology. No mystery about where the $16.5 million capital investment went in this musical iteration of the 1976 movie that made an iconic hero of Rocky Balboa …. the real coin for helmer Alex Timbers’ extravagant production went into the spectacular projections, sound, and lighting effects, and into the scenic showpiece — a regulation-size boxing ring that puts the audience ringside for the big fight. Looks like it was worth every penny." --- Marilyn Stasio
Stay tuned for Live Design's in-depth coverage of all design aspects forRocky, and make it a point to REGISTER for the Broadway Lighting Master Classes today to take advantage of early bird prices and guarantee your ringside seat for the show on May 30.
Or register for all three Broadway Master Classes and make it a winning trifecta:
BLMC: May 30-June 1 (includes a ticket to Rocky)
BPMC: June 2-3 (includes a ticket to Here Lies Love)
BSMC: June 4-5 (includes a ticket to Bullets Over Broadway)