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Open Access Thesis

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Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

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The following thesis will explore and reflect upon the process of lighting design for Luc Plamondon and Richard Cocciante’s Notre-Dame de Paris, from the novel by Victor Hugo. It will cover the whole design process, from reading the script through final design proposal. Beyond reflecting on the traditional design process and its trials and tribulations, time will also be spent exploring how moving to an entirely online format affected and changed the process as well as the presentation format of the final product.


First Advisor

Penny Remsen

Second Advisor

Anya Klepikov

Third Advisor

Gilbert McCauley