LOOK UP POINT DESIGN: Lighting Design and Lighting Direction


At Look Up Point Design LLC lighting designer Kristie Roldan combines artistic vision, technical prowess and a serious track record in a variety of entertainment formats including theatrical, corporate, live event and televised productions. Look Up Point Design LLC provides lighting designs, design consulting and on-site supervision of design implementation.



Kristie Roldan has taught a number of classes as an adjunct  professor at UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television and Santa Fe University of Art & Design.

Class Descriptions:

Introduction to Vectorworks

An introduction to using Vectorworks for drafting scenery and lighting. Tools, techniques, and workflow are discussed and a groundplan, section, elevation, and light plot created. A class taught to upper level undergraduate and graduate students.

Vectorworks Lighting Intensive

A 6 day class introducing students  to the tools, techniques, and strategies of drafting and rendering for lighting. Students  complete a small plot, section, typical show paperwork and a rendering of a set with lighting. Taught to undergraduate students.

Basic Stage Lighting

Introduction to the basics of electricity, instrumentation, control principles,  and basic design process and applications.

Lighting Design Intensive

An intensive 6 week exploration of lighting design for the stage to introduce students to the elements of professional theatrical lighting design. This course covers  an introduction to design analysis, design research, color theory, photometrics, and required documentation of lighting design. The course culminates  in a finished set of drawings and associated paperwork for a theoretical production.

Photo: Megan J. Carroll  Gods Ear by  Jenny Schwartz   Echo Theater Company, Zephyr Theater 2012

Photo: Megan J. Carroll

Gods Ear by Jenny Schwartz

Echo Theater Company, Zephyr Theater 2012