Macbeth 1964, lighting design Francis Reid, Francis Reid collection, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Christoph is undertaking a part-time PhD in scenography at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and University of St. Andrews. His interest lies in how advances in technology have impacted on the art of Lighting Design since 1960. The research will focus in particular on developments at Glyndebourne Opera, starting with Francis Reid’s time there as Lighting Manager and involving work in the Francis Reid Archive (held at the Royal Conservatoire), the Glyndebourne Archive and interviews with lighting practitioners.
Presentation of paper "Kept in The Dark - Researching Lighting Design using Archives" at IFTR 2016 in Stockholm
Presentation of paper "Revivals and the Archive" at Theater und Technik 2018 in Düsseldorf