is a project initiated by Ye. Kopiov (L. Kurbas
SCTA lighting designer) and O. Chemerys (“Ukrainian Mime Centre”),
and administered by K. Marynochkin.
for the project, which is dedicated to the interaction of the
actor with light, emerged as a consequence of the “Lighting
Technology and Lighting Technique” master-class given at the
Centre. Theatrical lighting in a production is often lacking
as to organic integration, raising the following questions:
“is light a full-fledged artistic element of a production? How
can an actor utilize light in acting, incorporating it into
to answer these questions we intend to write a lighting score-sequence
of lighting transformations, following which we will create
a theatrical presentation with actors, taking our cues from
of this project is planned to include a demonstration of the
score and 3 interpretations of it combined into a single story
line, 1 hour in duration.
Further development of the project is foreseen in:
for dialogue between actor, light, and space;
of a master-class;
work on the resulting production.
and direction of the project’s further growth will be determined
after an analysis of project results.
of results will be made on the basis of audience questionnaires,
and discussions of the project by L. Kurbas SCTA specialists
and project participants.