A Study on the Reciprocal Relationship Between Dance Choreography and Stage Lighting

무용안무와 무대조명의 상호적 관계에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2015.05.27
  • Accepted : 2015.07.09
  • Published : 2015.09.30


Stage lighting plays a significant role in drawing out the mood and images that are intended by the choreographer. It is related to the dancers' movements and affects them both directly and indirectly. This study is on a reciprocal relationship between dance choreography and stage lighting, covering a broad range of functional factors of lighting effects on the dance choreography. Also, the data on preferred lighting colours and their frequency of usage are gathered through surveys by lighting specialists. The data is used to identify the lighting colour in general dance choreography. It is collected to serve the purpose of providing opportunities to acknowledge the needs of various colour changes on the stage. It is hoped that a collaboration of studies related in this subject are continuously promoted and researched in producing high quality dance performances.


Dance Choreography;Stage Lighting;Lighting Colour


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