The fourth edition of Gregg Hillmar’s (MFA ‘86) book “Light Plot Deconstructed” hits the shelves in March. Written for Vectorworks Spotlight 2012, the theatrical lighting industry standard CAD software, this tutorial manual is based on Gregg’s successful Vectorworks Spotlight demonstrations and training courses. Gregg provides a short, accessible, and easy to follow look at Vectorworks Spotlight as an addition to the Vectorworks Manuals.
Gregg (MFA, 1986) is a scenic and lighting designer based in Richmond, Virginia. Gregg’s work has been seen at theatre, dance and opera productions across the country. Non-theatre work includes designing galleries, lighting museum exhibits, and designing convention booths and stages. Gregg has written about Vectorworks in many industry publications and has provided training for professional theatres, dance companies, businesses, educational institutions and individuals. He has done training seminars at USITT, LDI, SETC, and other industry organizations and conventions. Gregg is an associate professor of theatre design and technology at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. He is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829, the union for professional theatrical designers and artists, and can be visited on the web at www.hillmardesign.com.