Beginning Technical Theatre. Correct Answers are in BOLD. Luminaires. This luminaire can produce a hard-edged beam of light: Ellipsoidal Produces a round, soft edged beam of light. Fresnel Produces a somewhat harsh, oval light beam: PAR Used in the FOH: Ellipsoidal
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Correct Answers are in BOLD
7. Classified by beam spread or focal length (ex. 20 degree, 6x12, 50 degree): Ellipsoidal
11. Uses a 750w BTN lamp: Fresnel
12. Uses a 500-1000w WFL,MFL, NSP lamp: PAR
13. Uses a 575w GLA lamp: Strand Cool Beam
14. Uses a 575w HPL lamp: Source 4
15. Color temperature for all of the above lamps. (degrees Kelvin): 3200K
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21. What the audience can see is referred to as the Sightlines.
22. A stage with the audience on three sides is called a/anThrust
23. A stage with audience seated on four sides is called a/an Arena.
24. A stage with audience seated on one side is called a/an proscenium theatre
25. A local example of a proscenium theatre is the MVHS PAC
26. A horizontal curtain designed to hide the lights. Border
27. Curtains, always in pairs, that hang at the sides of the stage: Legs
28. A curtain that closes from stage right and stage left at the same time: Traveler
29. Another name for #26: Teaser
30. Designed to block the audience’s view of backstage.: Tab or Masking Curtains
31. Color temperature is measured in Degrees Kelvin.
32. The visible color in light is measured in Nanometers
33. Gel color is described as either Cool or Warm
34. These are the primary colors of light: Red, Blue, Gren
35. These are the secondary colors of light: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
36. 45/45 is a description of: McCandless Method
37. Beam angle is 50% of the full intensity of luminaire
38. What the overlapping of light beams is called by Steve Shelly: Slinky Method
39. This lighting angle helps to separate an object from the background.: Backlight
40. Which is considered to be the most natural lighting angle: Up
41. Foot candles are figured using this formula: Peak Candela/ distanced squared
42. Beam Diameter is figured using this formula: Multiplying Factor * Throw
43. What affect does the Trans. % have on the intensity of a luminaire?: Will change it based on the %
44. If a luminaire has a Peak Candela rating of 35000 and is 15 feet from the stage, how many foot candles will it produce? 155.5fc
45. If the same luminaire has a multiplying factor of .86, how large is the light beam? 12.9’
50. What is the weight ratio of our system and how is it described? 1:1
2P & G
59. Excess tension in the handline below the arbor indicates that the lineset is Batten Heavy
60. Spreader plates should be no more than 20” apart.
61. Thumbscrews on locking collars should be oriented toward the Middle.
62. Excess tension in the handline above the arbor indicates that the lineset is Arbor Heavy.
63. In or system, electrics rope locks are Red in color.
64. In or system, non-electrics rope locks are Yellow in color.
65. Name this knot: Bowline
Invisible Line running on the upstage edge of the proscenium arch. All upstage measurements are taken from this.
67. Center Line: Slpits the stage in half
68. Throw: Distance from a light to the object it is lighting
69. Nanometers: Measurement of Color in Light
70. Proscenium: Arch/frame through which the audience watches the action
71. Footcandle: A measurement of lighting intensity
72. Beam Angle: 50% of full intensity
73. Transmission %: Based on gel saturation, how much light is passed through a gel.
74. Shade: Variation in a cool color
75. Tint: Variation in a warm color.Definitions