Robert A. Shakespeare


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  • SIGGRAPH 1996

    Robert Shakespeare is a professional lighting designer, Associate Professor at the Department of Theatre and Drama of Indiana University, and Director of the Indiana University Theatre Computer Visualization Center. He has lighted over 150 stage productions, with recent work including the Utah Shakespearean Festival and Carmen at the Lyric Theatre in Hong Kong. His architectural lighting projects have included Times Square, the Jin Jaing Hotel in Shanghai, the Shangri-la Hotel & Convention Center in Dalian, China, and the Hong Kong Marriot atrium, Harbour-Gateway buildings, and Tsing Ma Bridge in Hong Kong. Robert uses RADIANCE and other lighting visualization software as part of his design process, and is developing interface systems to advance the use of these tools. Current projects include linking databases derived from lighting/computer visualization interactions directly to the technology of complex lighting control environments, such as theaters and theme parks. His professional affiliations include the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, the International Association of Lighting Designers, and the United States Institute for Theatre Technology. He is a member of the IESNA Computer Committee, and he was a speaker for the SIGGRAPH ‘95 course, “Realistic Input for Realistic Images.”  

    SIGGRAPH 1995

    Robert Shakespeare is a professional lighting designer, Associate Professor at the Department of Theatre and Drama of Indiana University, and Director of the Indiana University Theatre Computer Visualization Center. He has lighted over 150 stage productions, with recent work including the Utah Shakespearean Festival and Carmen at the Lyric Theatre in Hong Kong. His architectural lighting projects have included Times Square, the Jin Jaing Hotel in Shanghai, and the Hong Kong Marriot atrium, Harbour-Gateway buildings, and Tsing Ma Bridge in Hong Kong.

    Robert uses RADIANCE and other lighting simulation software as part of his design process, and is developing interface systems to advance the use of these tools. Current projects include linking databases derived from lighting/computer visualization interactions directly to the technology of complex lighting control environments, such as theaters and theme parks. His professional affiliations include the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, the International Association of Lighting Designers, and the United States Institute for Theatre Technology. He is a member of the IESNA Computer Committee