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Interview with Christopher Akerlind (110 in the Shade)

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Identifier: 2011.193.121
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1 sound cassette [micro-audio] (20 min. 12 sec.) : analog, 1 access CD; 1 WAV preservation master; 1 MP3 web copy.

Interview with lighting designer Christopher Akerlind by Ted Sod for the Education department, conducted in 2007 over the phone.  Interview features Akerlind discussing the historical setting, similarity to setting of  the musical Oklahoma, the scenery of the sun, the symbolic association of the drought in the character Lizzie, creating the atmosphere and weather, using the space like a sun dial, incorporating rain and using a rain curtain, artistic influences, and advice for students interested in lighting design.


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110 In the Shade