The little red light

Every theater in the world has one,
and here’s the one at LA’s Music Center:

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That’s the view straight up toward the ceiling, the red light is at the edge of the balcony, right in the middle of the house so dancers can spot their turns.
I think I remember reading somewhere that in ye olden times that red light was a candle?
It’s neat to think about dancers checking in with that light throughout time and all over the world.

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About adultbeginner

Had my first ballet class Ever at the advanced age of thirty-two. Yikes.
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2 Responses to The little red light

  1. Janet says:

    I now will need to look for one at the Opera House in San Francisco.

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