Theatrical Design Is Subject of Student Exhibit at UB

By David Wedekindt

Release Date: February 19, 2003

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo's Department of Theatre and Dance will present "Empty Space 2003: Students Design for Theatre," March 18-27 in the Art Department Gallery located in the lower level (Room B45) of the UB Center for the Arts on the North (Amherst) Campus.

"Empty Space 2003: Students Design for Theatre" will feature costume, scenic and lighting designs by UB students. Student theatre designs are used for Mainstage and Workshop productions, as well as course projects. The exhibit will consist of actual costumes, costume renderings, set models, lighting design renderings, props and crafts.

Theatrical design is the conception and planning of the technical aspects of a production to achieve spectacle. Theatre spectacle commonly refers to performance, space, scenery, properties, lighting, sound, costumes and makeup.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. Art Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 645-6878, ext. 1350.