Creating the Shadowy World of the Threepenny Opera

The Atlantic Theater Company’s production of Brecht’s Threepenny Opera took their audience deep into the shadows of Victorian London with the dark comedy’s equally shadowy cast of characters. In recreating this dark corner of the world, lighting designer Christopher Akerlind used Rosco Miro Cube 4C fixtures in innovative new ways. Michael Park casting shadows, courtesy…

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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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Solid State Lighting is HOT… In More Ways Than One!

By Robert Kodadek Robert Kodadek is President of  Black Tank, Inc. a fixture design company which has recently formed a strategic partnership with Rosco for the development and distribution of LED technology. The MIRO Cube family of fixtures is the first result of this new relationship. There’s a myth about LEDs. Many believe that they…

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