calcium light


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calcium light

n.

calcium light

n
(Theatre) another name for limelight

cal′cium light`


n.
a brilliant white light produced by heating lime to incandescence; limelight.
[1860–65]
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Noun1.calcium light - a lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting
lamp - an artificial source of visible illumination
theater light - any of various lights used in a theater
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Calcium Light Night, his first work for NYCB, premiered there in January 1978 and earned him instant respect.
Last spring Liang set a record for versatility when he became the first company member ever to dance three such disparate roles as Phlegmatic in The Four Temperaments, Oberon in Dream, and the demanding man's part in Martins's Calcium Light Night, made on Daniel Duell (a completely different body type).
Boatwright performed a varied repertoire that included Frederick Ashton's Monotones, David Bintley's The Sons of Horus, Peter Martins's Calcium Light Night, and Paul Taylor's Sunset.