Nick Schlieper interviewed by James Waites [sound recording]
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- Schlieper, Nick, 1958-, interviewee
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- 4 sound files (ca. 357 min.)
Nick Schlieper, lighting designer, talks about his involvement with the Sydney Theatre Company and the Australian Opera; his professional development and career as a lighting designer in Australia and Germany in the stage lighting industry; the various productions he was responsible to design and manage; the people and factors that have shaped his professional growth; his observations of productions and actors; his family background; his older brother’s influence; NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art); relationship with set designers; the impact of computerisation and technological changes on his profession; designing lights for Sydney Theatre Company’s production of Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler; the art of lighting design and its impact on actors; Pepsico Summerfare Festival, New York; witnessing the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the unification of Germany; his responsibilities as the lightning designer for Wagner’s ‘The Ring Cycle’ in Adelaide, 2004; designing ‘The Season at Sarsaparilla’.
- Recorded on 19 September, 24 September and 2 October 2009 at Darlinghurst, N.S.W.
- Digital master available National Library of Australia;
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- Timed summary (11 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 219 leaves)
- Other authors/contributors:
- Waites, James, 1955-2014, interviewer
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