The display of light, like music and sound, can be an art form. But before reaching the level of artistic expression, it must master the basics of stage lighting. Just as musicians have to master the scale and rhythm of musical instruments, mastering lighting also requires to understand the lighting appliances and their uses.
Lighting, especially stage lighting, can create a mood or atmosphere for a concert or performance, such as concert stage lighting.
The lighting needs to enhance and balance all the components of the stage performance. Where is the focus of the stage? What should be emphasized? What should not be emphasized? When creating the composition and drawing the stage with lighting, all the components and their priority should be considered.
Stage lighting design can create plausible or real effects, attract the audience to a certain period of time outside the hall or auditorium where they are currently located.
The lighting system can enhance the mood or movement of the performance. And good stage lighting can enhance the performance through the use of color, angle, intensity and effect.
Lighting effects can shape the image of actors and musicians, which make them more legendary. It also can attract them to the stage, while separating them from the two-dimensional stage.