We needed to train our operators to use this system in a way that made sense to a traditional follow spot
"You work very hard to get the play of light right proportionately between stage left and right, but then the follow spot
can ruin everything.
Participants will have the chance to sit in prompt corner, operate a follow spot
and stand onstage in the course of an exploration that will cost them pounds 5 - including a glass of wine at the bar - and last about two hours.
Used as a replacement for intelligent lighting fixtures in applications such as a follow spot
, a digital projector can be much more economical, easy to obtain, and portable.
Thus, little mermaid Atlanta (Carly Tancredi) does a deal with the evil submarine baddie Barracuda (the excellent Heather Phoenix, revelling in a green follow spot
) exchanging her beautiful voice for a human shape in order to pursue the prince who she has saved from drowning.
The ceiling of the house contains three steel catwalks off side aisles for front-of-house (FOH) illumination, backed by an oversized follow spot
booth housing three Super Troupers.
The shabby red tabs (so badly in need of replacing) light up with a follow spot
and Richard appears in top-hat and frock-coat - a song-and-dance man from a 19th-century musical farce (pictured).
During a performance I could be moving the set, operating a follow spot
, helping with props, sweeping, mopping - it all depends on the show's requirements.
He is in front of the cloth in the familiar green follow spot
The dancers hatch plots, hog the follow spot
and flirt outrageously with the audience, each other and the Prince.