8th May 2021
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Who Lights Our World: Rahul Chauhan

Rahul Chauhan
By Guest Contributor

We are asking lighting experts around the world, in the “Who Lights Our World” series, some key questions about their job. Here is Rahul Chauhan based in India, Delhi.

1. What lighting console do you prefer working with?

Avolite pearl.

2. What do you always have with you at your console?


3. Mac or PC?


4. What may be surprising that you don’t use?

Any Interferences after the show starts, until it’s really necessarily important.

5. Coffee or Tea?


6. What is your favorite genre of entertainment to work in?

Drama / Theatre.

7. What is your favorite color combination and why?

Blue with yellow or amber, I found the depth into these colors, also amber attracts me a lot, it gives me a nostalgia feeling.

8. Who is an lighting designer that you admire and respect?

Raghav Prakash Mishra and Souti Chakarvarti.

9. What are the top 5 skill sets that a Lighting Designer/Technician should have?

Decision making skills, high on imagination, story teller, love for colours, aesthetically sound.

10. What is the best type of client/boss/director?

Director- Who also believes in visual art, and value for each & every element of theatre, and pay timely.

11. Do you prefer a window or aisle seat?

Aisle seat.

11. What advice do you have for those who want to become a lighting designer or a lighting technician?

Work hard and safe , it is difficult to work day and night but always trust on your skills.

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Other Who Lights Our World:

Who Lights Our World: Milan Cvetinovic

Who Lights Our World: Brandon E Baruch

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