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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LitePads Center (and Back) Stage

We’ve shared several stories about the spectacular architectural installations featuring Rosco LitePads and other stories from filmmakers about how they’ve used LitePads on the sets of your favorite movies & television shows. This post will show off some creative ways LitePad has been used in theatre – including a backstage installation that illuminates theatrical line-sets,…

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Happy Holidays from Rosco

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas thanks to Rosco’s holiday & winter themed gobos. Our friends over at Got Light in San Francisco shared some of their fantastic images that showcase how they use Rosco gobos to add seasonal accents into their holiday event decor. The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presented “A Very Special…

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Lanes, Trains and Gobo Reveals

Lighting Designer Declan Randall brought his vision of “Starlight Express” alive by using Rosco Gobos to “support the artistic intent of the performance and add layer upon layer of softly textured and coloured light to any scene.”

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Black Light Effects – They’re Not Just for Halloween Anymore

Tis the season for haunted houses, spooky mazes and Halloween parties. No doubt, if you partake in any of the above, you’ll probably experience at least one black light effect. We covered what makes good black light in a previous Spectrum post. Now, we’ll illustrate how, thanks to the LED black light technology found in…

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There’s More Than One Way to Stage a CATS

Italy is not especially renowned for its productions of modern musicals. Its fame lies in having invented the form of musical theatre called “opera.” When Saverio Marconi, the acclaimed director of the Compagnia della Rancia, finally obtained the rights to CATS after six years of negotiations with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group – he…

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All Of The GAM Products You Love – Where You Need Them, When You Want Them

When Rosco & GAM merged this spring, there was an outpouring of support from customers expressing their love for their favorite GAM products.  In this Spectrum post we’re going to highlight some of the items that are especially exciting additions to Rosco’s portfolio of products. GAM Gobos The Great American Market opened in 1975 selling…

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Creating My Fairytale Wedding with Rosco

By Chanda Goldsworthy Having worked at Rosco for over 7 years now, not a day goes by that I don’t see a building, movie or theatre production that doesn’t involve a Rosco product in one way or another.  So, of course I would turn to my Rosco friends and colleagues to add some elegance and…

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