On December 11 & 12, 2010, Live Design launches its first ever Concert Master Classes at CenterStaging in Los Angeles, with acclaimed lighting designer Jeff Ravitz, known for his lighting of Bruce Springsteen, at the helm of the faculty. An A list of designers will also participate, including Butch Allen, Marc Brickman, Bob Bonniol, Justin Collie, Patrick Dierson, Anne Militello, Peter Morse, and Lee Rose plus Jim Moody and Paul Dexter, authors of Concert Lighting: Techniques, Art, and Business. Agent Michael Brokaw will also appear on a designer business panel.

The schedule for the classes is as follows:

Saturday, December 11

8:45-9:30am Registration and continental breakfast

9:30-11am: Jeff Ravitz: Overview of Concert Lighting Design

11:15-12:45pm: Butch Allen & Peter Morse: Concert Lighting Design: The Upper Echelons

12:45-2:45pm Lunch and Technology Presentations

2:45-4:15pm: Anne Militello: The Art of Thinking Differently

4:30-6pm: Panel: Your Toughest Challenge and How It Was Solved: Anne Militello, Peter Morse, Marc Brickman, Jim Moody, Paul Dexter, Jeff Ravitz

6-8pm: Evening cocktail reception

Sunday, December 12

9-9:30am: Continental breakfast

9:30-11am: Patrick Dierson & Justin Collie: Interaction of Designers and Programmers

11:15am-12:45pm: Bob Bonniol & Butch Allen: Projection and Video

12:45-2:45pm: Lunch and Technology Presentations

2:45-4:15pm: Live to Broadcast: Lee Rose, Jim Moody, Jeff Ravitz

4:30-6pm: Panel: The Business of Designing: Michael Brokaw, Jim Moody, Jeff Ravitz

Click here for full tuition information and on-line registration.

The Concert Master Classes are part of Live Design’s All Access LA initiative, which also includes Backstage Disney Day on Friday, December 10 and TMB Training Day on Monday, December 13.

Corporate sponsors to date include Martin Professional (Platinum), PRG (Platinum), and A.C.T Lighting. For sponsorship information contact David Johnson at djohnson@livedesignonline.com