Monday, August 6, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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630 9th Avenue
Suite 1001
New York, NY 11036

Driving Directions 


Nick Gonsman 
Electronic Theatre Controls 

LED versus Tungsten: the 2018 Perspective

A conversation with Don Holder 

How are evolving technologies changing the way designers light for Broadway? What happens when a long-running show needs a technology update? Join us as we welcome acclaimed lighting designer Don Holder to speak about LED and Tungsten lighting in today's Broadway lighting landscape. 

Doors open at 6:30; talk starts at 7pm with a Q&A and reception to follow. The event is free and open to all, but seating is limited and first-come, first-served.

Let us know you're coming! About our guest speaker:

 Donald Holder. Broadway: ‘My Fair Lady’, ’Anastasia’, ’Oslo’, ‘M Butterfly’,  ‘In Transit’, ’She Loves Me’, ‘Fiddler On The Roof’, ‘The Father’,‘The King and I’, ‘On The Twentieth Century’, ‘The Bridges Of Madison County’, ‘Golden Boy’, ‘Spiderman- Turn Off The Dark’,  Ragtime’, ‘Movin’ Out’, ‘The Boy From Oz’, ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’, and many others. He has designed over fifty Broadway productions, is the recipient of two Tony awards (‘The Lion King’ and ‘South Pacific’ ) and thirteen Tony nominations. Opera:  ‘Otello’, ‘Two Boys’, ‘The Magic Flute’ and the upcoming ‘Samson et Delilah’ and ‘Porgy and Bess’ at the New York Metropolitan Opera, ‘Carmen’ for the Chicago Lyric and Houston Grand Opera, ‘Death and The Powers and ‘Moby Dick’ for the Dallas Opera. Television/Film: Recent projects include ‘Smash’  Seasons one and two (NBC Dreamworks), and  ‘Oceans Eight’ (Warner Brothers Pictures).  Mr. Holder is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama and the University of Maine, and a Professor of Lighting Design at Rutgers University.