HaKeves HaShisha Asar (The Sixteenth Lamb)

Director: Hila Ben Gera

Venue: The Abraham Joshua Heschel School, Roanna Shorofsky Theater

Photography by Gabe Godin via heschel.org

A play based on the eponymous Yehonatan Geffen book of poems, the play used plenty of colour on set, helped by a pastel palate on the cyc. The pastels set a happy, upbeat, fairy tale feel, and allowed me to convey the emotions of the characters when needed by using more intense colors.

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The exception to the rule proved helpful in creating this scene of a power loss. Dim lighting and taking advantage of incandescent red shift, as well as using the flashlights, gave the scene a spooky appearance.