QolorTOPIX Light Conversations by City Theatrical

City Theatrical Marketing Team

QolorTOPIX is City Theatrical's new podcast series featuring some of the most unique lighting professionals in the entertainment lighting business, ranging from every sector of light, from film, television, theater, dance, music, themed entertainment, art, and architecture. Hosted by City Theatrical's Marketing Team, the QolorTOPIX Light Conversations podcast series explores the lives of amazing practitioners of light, with the goal of discussing their careers, projects, favorite tools, and vision for the future of the lighting industry.

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QolorTOPIX Episode 4: Jay Woods, Scenic Electrics Engineer
Mar 27 2024
QolorTOPIX Episode 4: Jay Woods, Scenic Electrics Engineer
Hello! Welcome to the 4th Episode of the QolorTOPIX Light Conversations podcast series. This episode is hosted by Jackie Morreale from the City Theatrical Marketing Team. Today we are joined today by Jay Woods, a Scenic Electrics Engineer and 25-year lighting industry veteran with experience on a variety of entertainment projects, including Broadway, touring projects, dance, television, and more. Jay Woods is from Gardiner, New York, and is a graduate of the State University of New York at Purchase. Learn more about his career, his approach to technology and collaboration, and vision for the future of lighting.QolorTOPIX Light Conversions podcast series by City Theatrical features some of the most unique lighting professionals in the entertainment lighting business. QolorTOPIX conversations range from every sector of light, from film & video, to television, theatre, dance, music, themed entertainment, art, architecture and more. QolorTOPIX is hosted by the City Theatrical Marketing team. The podcast series explores the lives of amazing practitioners of light, by discussing their careers. Thank you for listening to this episode of QolorTOPIX Light Conversations podcast series. Please join us next time for another exciting conversation with one of our customers or collaborators. Have a great day!QolorTOPIX is hosted by the City Theatrical Marketing team. The podcast series will explore the lives of amazing practitioners of light, with the goal of discussing their careers, projects, favorite tools, and vision for the future of the lighting industry.
QolorTOPIX Podcast Episode 3: Life of Pi Broadway Lighting Team, Including Tim Lutkin, Tim Reed, and Paul Toben
Jun 29 2023
QolorTOPIX Podcast Episode 3: Life of Pi Broadway Lighting Team, Including Tim Lutkin, Tim Reed, and Paul Toben
Explore Life of Pi on Broadway from the perspective of the lighting design team! This conversation features the show's Tony Award winning lighting designer Tim Lutkin, and the show's Associate Lighting Designers Tim Reed and Paul Toben. The team will discuss the behind-the-scenes moments, the lighting process, collaboration techniques, favorite cues, new lighting technologies, next projects, and what the designers see for the future of lighting on Broadway and beyond.QolorTOPIX Light Conversions podcast series by City Theatrical features some of the most unique lighting professionals in the entertainment lighting business. QolorTOPIX conversations range from every sector of light, from film & video, to television, theatre, dance, music, themed entertainment, art, architecture and more. QolorTOPIX is hosted by the City Theatrical Marketing team. The podcast series explores the lives of amazing practitioners of light, by discussing their careers. Thank you for listening to this episode of QolorTOPIX Light Conversations podcast series. Please join us next time for another exciting conversation with one of our customers or collaborators. Have a great day!QolorTOPIX is hosted by the City Theatrical Marketing team. The podcast series will explore the lives of amazing practitioners of light, with the goal of discussing their careers, projects, favorite tools, and vision for the future of the lighting industry.
QolorTOPIX Podcast Episode 2: Brandon Stirling Baker
Apr 24 2023
QolorTOPIX Podcast Episode 2: Brandon Stirling Baker
We have an amazing guest for our second episode of QolorTOPIX Light Conversations podcast: Brandon Stirling Baker! Brandon Stirling Baker is an award-winning lighting designer working internationally in the areas of theatre, opera, and dance. His work can be seen on stages throughout the United States and abroad including Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Hollywood Bowl, Walt Disney Concert Hall, New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Australian Ballet, Hong Kong Ballet, American Ballet Theater, Opera Philadelphia, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Miami City Ballet, Boston Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Houston Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Dance Theater of Harlem, Philadelphia Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Semperoper Dresden, Staatsballett Berlin, and many others.Baker is best known for his extensive collaborations with director and choreographer Justin Peck where they have collaborated on over 30 premieres world-wide since 2010. Baker’s recent collaborations include new works by Savion Glover, William Forsythe, Sufjan Stevens, Jamar Roberts, Michelle Dorrance, Pam Tanowitz, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Lauren Lovette, Tiler Peck, Shepard Fairey, Daniel Buren, Eva LeWitt, Marcel Dzama, Stephen Powers, Shantell Martin, and Benjamin Millepied. In 2019, Baker was featured at the Guggenheim Museum Works & Process in a program dedicated to his work titled “The Choreography of Light”. He was appointed Lighting Director of the Boston Ballet in 2018, and is the recipient of the Knight of Illumination Award and Lotos Foundation Prize.Mr.Baker studied at the California Institute of the Arts, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland and the Yale School of Drama as a Special Research Fellow in design.  QolorTOPIX Light Conversations podcast is hosted by City Theatrical General Manager Al Crawford. Learn more at www.citytheatrical.com/qolortopixQolorTOPIX is hosted by the City Theatrical Marketing team. The podcast series will explore the lives of amazing practitioners of light, with the goal of discussing their careers, projects, favorite tools, and vision for the future of the lighting industry.