Take measurements of performance space


Measure the performance space in order to calculate the amount of lighting equipment needed and where to place them.

Alternative labels

measure performance space
calculate performance space
measure performance area
take measurement of space for performance

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Take measurements of performance space is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Lighting designer: Lighting designers develop a lighting design concept for a performance and supervise the execution of it. Their work is based on research and artistic vision. Their design is influenced by and influences other designs and must be conform with these designs and the overall artistic vision. Therefore, the designers work closely with artistic directors, operators and the artistic team. During rehearsals and performance they coach the operators to obtain optimal timing and manipulation. Lighting designers develop lighting plots, cue lists and other documentation to support the operators and production crew. Lighting designers sometimes also work as autonomous artists, creating light art outside a performance context.

Optional skill

Take measurements of performance space is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022