Macbeth Lighting Design

Nathan Schroeder

Clayton Community Theatre presented Macbeth in April 2015, for which I received a Theater Mask Award for Outstanding Lighting Design from Arts for Life. Director Nancy Crouse's concept for the play centered on the cauldron and the witches, as a symbol of the temptation all humans are subject to, and so the cauldron was the center of the stage design, and in turn of the lighting.

My lighting design included:

Portfolio index

Opening battle:

Witches influence Lady Macbeth:

Witches influence Macbeth and Lady Macbeth planning:

Macduff brings news of murder:



Final battle and final tableau: