ALPD bestows 11 fellowships
Tuesday, 11 January 2022
alpdA selection of the ALPD's new fellows - Top: Paul Pyant, Les Bone, Ian Saunders and Paule Constable. Bottom: Kathy Perkins, Bryan Raven & Coral Cooper
UK - The ALPD has named 11 new fellows who will join its membership for life. A further two honorary members were also welcomed into the ALPD fold.
The ALPD fellowships are bestowed in recognition of the immense contribution each individual has made to the association and to the lighting community as well as the industry as a whole. The presentations will be made during the association’s Lighting Dinner, to be held at the Park Plaza Hotel, London, in February.
Johanna Town, ALPD chair, comments: “It is an extraordinary year for the ALPD, which has followed on from a truly extraordinary period for all of us in the lighting profession, the theatre community and far beyond. It is for this reason that we wish to celebrate and thank our new fellows and highlight the lifetime of work they have given and the opportunities they have created for others.”
The new 2021 fellows include: Paul Pyant - for his immense contribution to the art of lighting design; Howard Eaton - for his contribution to performance lighting; Durham Marenghi - for his contribution to performance lighting; Ian Saunders - for his contribution made to the Association; Paule Constable - for her leadership in campaigning on behalf the people who work in performance lighting; Les Bone - for his contribution to performance lighting at the ROH; Laurie Clayton - for his contribution to performance lighting at the National Theatre; Bryan Raven - for his leadership in campaigning on behalf the people who work in performance lighting; Coral Cooper - for creating and supporting opportunities for women in performance lighting.
The international fellows are Anne Valentino for her contribution to the development of programmable lighting control, and Kathy Perkins for her contribution to the art of lighting.

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