Wendy Luedtke served as Rosco's Product Manager for Color and Lighting Products from the mid-2000's to the mid-2010's. As a seasoned lighting designer with theatre, live event, fashion and architectural experience, an Adjunct Instructor at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and the Chair of the Color Committee for the Illuminating Engineering Society, she brought her passion for colored light to each Spectrum blog that she wrote.

Author Archives: Wendy Luedtke

Lighting That Is “Achingly Beautiful and Incredibly Violent”

The play The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde has been described as “both achingly beautiful and incredibly violent.” When lighting designer Kate Leahy lit the show for a production at the University of Texas, she wanted to express both extremes.  Using texture and angles in the lighting to differentiate between the two…

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Revealing Subtle Warmth With Bastard Ambers

Adam Murdoch put several of Rosco’s Bastard Ambers to work warming his stage as his lighting designs filled the voids of the other minimized production-elements in “Stripped-Back Shakespeare” at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.

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Russian Inspiration From The Bolshoi & Blade Runner

Thanks to the Sochi Olympics, the eyes of the world are getting a glimpse into Russia’s culture and heritage. Just as Bob Costas and Mary Carillo might introduce us to Russian culture in their broadcasts, we thought we’d share some insights with you into Russian theatre. Damir Ismagilov, chief lighting designer for the Bolshoi Theatre…

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Rosco myColor: Prepare to Get Your Color On!

As Rosco’s Color Product Manager, I am both a working lighting designer, and a self-professed color geek. That’s why I am so excited to announce our new web tool, Rosco myColor. I have personally been using myColor every single day since we got it running in our super-secret internal beta testing lab. Every. Single. Day…

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