Tuesday, May 24
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place

7:45-8:30am:..Registration and continental breakfast

8:30-10:00am: Jules Fisher, An Approach To Stage Lighting, Part 1

10:15-11:30pm: Jules Fisher, An Approach To Stage Lighting, Part 2

11:30-1:45pm: Manufacturers Showcase : a great opportunity to see cutting-edge products from leading manufacturers and distributors

(1:15-1:45pm: Lunch available in third-floor cafeteria)

1:45-3:15pm: Kevin Adams: Rock and Roll Theatre—Kevin Adams explores various uses of pop/rock spectacle in the contemporary American musicals he has collaborated on. Productions discussed will include American Idiot, Passing Strange, Next To Normal, and Hedwig And The Angry Inch

3:30-5:00pm: Beverly Emmons and Clifton Taylor: Color and Light—Towards A Useful Language On A Colorful Subject

5:00-6:00pm: Cocktail party, Manufacturers Showcase, and lighting awards presentation

Wednesday, May 25
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place

8:00-8:30am: Registration and continental breakfast

8:30-10:00am: Peggy Eisenhauer: Cueing The Musical: Finding themes in timing, rhythm, and motion.

10:15am-12:00pm: Don Holder: LEDs Versus Tungsten: a look at the brightness, color temperature, dimming, smoothness of field, beam-shaping ability, color mixing, and range of colors available in LED and tungsten sources.

12:00-1:00pm: Manufacturers Showcase : a great opportunity to see cutting-edge products from leading manufacturers and distributors

1:00-2:00pm: Lunch (third-floor cafeteria)

2:00-3:20pm: Christopher Akerlind: Throwing Out The Story, or, The Embrace Of The Space: An approach to creating light for theatre events, scenes, dance, and musical numbers, that puts emphasis on developing the intrinsic qualities of the given space, the set. We will investigate light's potential relationships to doors, floors, geometries, topographies, for example, that create playable, interesting, and effective looks.

3:30-5:00pm: Wendall K. Harrington: The Truth About Projection Design.... how lighting and lighting interface, intertwine, interconnect, and generally work together. Secrets revealed, it's not as hard as it looks, it's harder (well only if you want to do it right)!

7:30pm: Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark (Foxwoods Theatre, 213 W. 42nd Street plus post-show Q&A)

Thursday, May 26
Sardi's Restaurant, 234 W. 44th Street, NYC

9:30am Registration and coffee

10am-11:30am: Donald Holder on the lighting of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

12:00-2:00pm Lunch and collaboration panel on the design aspects of Spider-Man, including projection designer Howard Werner.