Architecture and The Art of Theatre Design, by Richard Pilbrow

Richard Pilbrow presents a session on theatre design.Part of the PLASA Professional Development Programme 2012.Richard Pilbrow (born April 28, 1933 in Beckenham, Kent, England) is an internationally renowned stage lighting designer, author, theatre consultant, and theatrical producer, film producer and television producer. He was the first British lighting designer on the Broadway stage in the musical Zorba.In the 1950s, Pilbrow entered the Central School of Speech and Drama in London as a stage management student after serving two years in the Royal Air Force. In 1957, Pilbrow co-founded the lighting rental company Theatre Projects with Bryan Kendall, which expanded to include a production company in 1963 to produce and mount the London production of A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum with set designer Tony Walton and American Producer Hal Prince. Now called Theatre Projects Consultants, which designs theaters and performing arts buildings, the company has gone on to design world renowned spaces such as the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, onwhich he wrote a book. More >>>


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