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    Education                                                                                                                                          

     

    1998 - 2001          MASTER OF FINE ARTS in Theatre Arts

    University Teaching Fellow

    Temple University (Terminal degree)

    Thesis Lighting Design: “Les Liasions Dangereuses”

                               

    1995 - 1998          BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS in Theatre Arts

    Full Tuition Scholarship

    Stephens College; Columbia, MO

     

     

    Broadway                                                                                                                                          

     

    A TALE OF TWO CITIES                                        Assistant Lighting Designer                                          Al Hirschfeld Theatre

                    Lighting Designer:  Richard Pilbrow, Scenic Designer: Tony Walton, Director:  Warren Carlyle                             

     

    Off-Broadway                                                                                                                                               

     

    DISENCHANTED!                                                   Lighting Designer                                                                                          TBD

                    Director:  Fiely Matias                          In pre-production

     

    MISS ABIGAIL’S GUIDE                                         Lighting Designer                                                                 Sofia’s Downstairs

                    Producer:  Davenport Theatricals, starring Eve Plum (Jan Brady of “The Brady Brunch”)

                    Currently running

     

    THE DEEP THROAT SEX SCANDAL                      Lighting Designer                                                  45 Bleeker Street Theatre

                    Director:  Jerry Douglas

     

    MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING                         Lighting Designer                                                                  St. Luke’sTheatre

                    Director:  Teresa A. Cicala                   Ran for 9 months; marks the 5th production at St. Luke’s Theatre

     

    DIETRICH & CHEVALIER: The Musical                Lighting Designer                                                                 St. Luke’s Theatre

                    Director:  Jerry Meyer                         Ran for 9 months

     

    DANNY & SYLIVA: The Danny Kaye Musical     Lighting Designer                                                                 St. Luke’s Theatre

                    Director:  Pamela Hall                          Marks the 5th Production under the direction of Pamela Hall

                    Currently running

     

    LANSKY                                                                  Lighting Designer                                                                 St. Luke’s Theatre

                    Director:  Joseph Bologna

    THE SLUG BEARERS OF KAROL ISLAND             Assistant Lighting Designer                                                 Vineyard Theatre

                    Lighting Designer:  Russell Champa, Director:  Bob McGrath

                    Obie Award Winning Production Design

     

    THE RISE OF DOROTHY HALE                              Lighting Designer                                                                 St. Luke’s Theatre

                    Director:  Pamela Hall

     

    THE OTHER SIDE                                                    Assistant Lighting Designer                                     Manhattan Theatre Club

                    Lighting Designer:  Russell Champa, Director:  Blanka Zizka

     

    TROLLS                                                                   Lighting Designer                                                         The Actor’s Playhouse

                    Director:  Pamela Hall

     

    PICON PIE                                                              Lighting Designer                                                                      Lamb’s Theatre

                    Director:  Pamela Hall

     

    UNCLE JACQUES SYMPHONY                              Lighting Designer                                                                     Soho Playhouse

                    Director:  Dominic Hoffman

     

    EMBERS                                                                  Lighting Designer                                                                Chelsea Playhouse

                    Director:  Helena Webb

     

     

    Other New York                                                                                                                                

     

    MUSIC TAKES FLIGHT                                           Lighting Designer                                                       Little Orchestra Society

                    Director:  Elliott Forrest                                                                                           Avery Fisher Hall / Lincoln Center

     

    MONSTERFACE                                                     Lighting Designer                                                          Audax Theatre Group

                    Director:  Alex Lippard                                                                                                                           Irish Arts Center

                    5th production under direction of Alex Lippard; 5th consecutive production for Audax Theatre Group

     

    HILLARY                                                                 Lighting Designer                                                                The Living Theatre

                    Director:  Julie Kramer                         4th Producer under the direction of Julie Kramer

     

    NONE OF THE ABOVE                                           Lighting Designer                                              Lion Theatre at Theatre Row

                    Director:  Julie Kramer

     

    MOTHERLOAD                                                      Lighting Designer                                                                          Sage Theater

                    Director:  Julie Kramer

     

    ALL TOO HUMAN:  An Evening with Clarence Darrow   Lighting Designer                                              45th Street Theatre

                    Director:  Laurie Brown

     

    WASPS IN BED                                                      Lighting Designer                                        Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row

                    Director:  Lisa Marie Meller

     

    THE GOLD STANDARD                                         Lighting Designer                                                          Audax Theatre Group

                    Director:  Alex Lippard                                                                                                                           Irish Arts Center

     

     

    RETZACH                                                                Lighting Designer                                                           59E59 Street Theatre

                    Director:  Shauna Kanter

     

    DOG MUSIC                                                           Lighting Designer                                                        AMAS Musical Theater

                    Director:  Alex Lippard                                                                                                                     New Player Theater

     

    RIGHT KIND OF PEOPLE                                       Assistant Lighting Designer                                                      Primary Stages

                    Lighting Designer:  Russell Champa, Director:  Chris Smith, Author:  Charles Grodin

     

    FRANKIE                                                                 Lighting Designer                                                          Audax Theatre Group

                    Director:  Alex Lippard                                                                                                                           Irish Arts Center

     

     

    SAVAGE / LOVE                                                     Scenic & Lighting Designer                                        Diamond Point Theatre

                    Director:  Peter Royal                                                                                                                               Century Center

     

    OFF THE MAP                                                        Scenic & Lighting Designer                                                The Barrow Group

                    Director:  Eric Paeper

     

    AZ: THE SONGS OF CHARLES AZNAVOUR         Lighting Designer                                                      John Houseman Theatre

                    Director:  Gabriel Barre, Starring Eartha Kitt

     

    THE UNDERPANTS                                                Assistant Lighting Designer                                        Classic Stage Company

                    Lighting Designer:  Russell Champa, Written by Steve Martin, Scenic Designer:  Scott Pask

     

    LAST DAY                                                               Scenic & Lighting Designer                                           Audax Theatre Group

                    Director:  Sam Roberts                                                                                                                              29th Street Rep

     

    ROMAN NIGHTS                                                    Lighting Designer                                                                                        DR-2

                    Director:  Bick Goss

     

    WHEN WE DEAD AWAKEN                                 Lighting Designer                                            Century Center’s Ibsen Series

                    Director:  J.C. Compton                                                                                                                            Century Center

     

    THE MASTER BUILDER                                          Lighting Designer                                            Century Center’s Ibsen Series

                    Director:  J.C. Compton                                                                                                                            Century Center

     

    HEDDA GABBLER                                                  Lighting Designer                                            Century Center’s Ibsen Series

                    Director:  Alex Lippard                                                                                                                             Century Center

     

    THE BEGINNING OF THE AND                              Lighting Designer                                                          Audax Theatre Group

                    Director:  Sam Roberts                                                                                                                       Chelsea Playhouse

     

    LOVE                                                                       Assistant Lighting Designer                                        Classic Stage Company

                    Lighting Designer:  Russell Champa

     

    SURVIVAL COLLECTION                                       Scenic & Lighting Designer                                   Kaleidoscope Productions

                    Director:  Mary Beemer

     

    THE GOOD DOCTOR                                             Lighting Designer                                                     Bridge Theatre Company

                    Director:  Mary Beemer

     

     

    National Tour                                                                                                                                               

     

    ALL FOR ONE TOUR                                             Lighting Designer                                                                         National Tour

                    11 Solo Shows

     

    GILLIGAN’S ISLAND, The Musical                       Lighting Designer                                                                         National Tour

                    Director:  Pamela Hall

     

    MOTHERLOAD                                                      Lighting Designer                                                                         National Tour

                    Director:  Julie Kramer

     

     

    Regional Theater                                                                                                                              

     

    PETE N’ KEELY                                                        Lighting Designer                                         Musical Theatre of Connecticut

                    Director:  Kevin Conners                                                                                                                              Westport, CT

     

    LADY DAY                                                              Lighting Designer                                         Musical Theatre of Connecticut

                    Director:  Kevin Conners                                                                                                                              Westport, CT

     

    THE LAST FIVE YEARS                                           Lighting Designer                                         Musical Theatre of Connecticut

                    Director:  Kevin Conners                                                                                                                              Westport, CT

     

    A FUNNY THING HAPPENED…                             Lighting Designer                                                  Florida Repertory Theatre

                    Director:  Robert Cacioppo                                                                                                                       Fort Myers, FL

     

    EDGES                                                                     Scenic & Lighting Designer                         Musical Theatre of Connecticut

                    Director:  Kevin Conners                                                                                                                              Westport, CT

     

    STONES IN HIS POCKETS                                      Lighting Designer                                                  Florida Repertory Theatre

                    Director:  Robert Cacioppo                                                                                                                       Fort Myers, FL

     

    IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE                                      Lighting Designer                                         Musical Theatre of Connecticut

                    Director:  Kevin Connors                                                                                                                              Westport, CT

     

    LET ME SING                                                          Associate Lighting Designer                                   George Street Playhouse

                    Lighting Designer:  Traci Klainer                                                                                                      New Brunswick, NJ

     

    THE MERRY WIDOW                                            Lighting Designer                                                              Emerald City Opera

                    Director:  Judith Fredericks                                                                                                          Steamboat Spring, CO

     

    THE FANTASTIKS                                                   Lighting Designer                                              Stamford Center for the Arts

                    Director:  Kevin Connors                                                                                                                              Stamford, CT

     

    RAW BOYS                                                             Assistant Lighting Designer                                                      Wilma Theatre

                    Lighting Designer:  Russell Champa, Director:  Blanka Zizka                                                             Philadelphia, PA

     

    EXPECTATIONS                                                      Lighting Designer                                              Stamford Center for the Arts

                    Director:  George Moredock, Starring:  Eartha Kitt                                                                                  Stamford, CT

     

    LA BOHEME                                                           Scenic & Lighting Designer                                               Emerald City Opera

                                                                                                                                                                            Steamboat Springs, CO

     

    FLAMING GUNS FOR THE PURPLE SAGE           Lighting Designer                                              Stamford Center for the Arts

                    Director:  George Moredock                                                                                                                       Stamford, CT

     

    TWO SMALL BODIES                                            Lighting Designer                                              Stamford Center for the Arts

                    Director:  George Moredock                                                                                                                       Stamford, CT

     

    I GOT MERMAN                                                    Lighting Designer                                                      Dallas Summer Musicals

                    Director:  Jamie Rocco                                                                                                                                        Dallas, TX

     

    SUDDENLY HOPE                                                  Lighting Designer                                                             Denver Civic Center

                    Director:  Annette Jolles                                                                                                                                 Denver, CO

     

    EMBARRASSMENTS                                              Assistant Lighting Designer                                                      Wilma Theatre

                    Lighting Designer:  Russell Champa, Director:  Blanka Zizka                                                             Philadelphia, PA

     

    RED                                                                         Assistant Lighting Designer                                                      Wilma Theatre

                    Lighting Designer:  Russell Champa, Director:  Blanka Zizka                                                             Philadelphia, PA

     

    YELLOW MAN                                                       Assistant Lighting Designer                                                      Wilma Theatre

                    Lighting Designer:  Russell Champa, Director:  Blanka Zizka                                                             Philadelphia, PA

                                                                                                                                                        McCarter Theatre – Princeton, NJ

                                                                                                                                                 Long Wharf Theatre – New Haven, CT

                                                                                                                                                   Manhattan Theatre Club – New York

     

    THE LARAMIE PROJECT                                        Assistant Lighting Designer                         Philadelphia Theatre Company

                    Lighting Designer:  Russell Champa                                                                                                     Philadelphia, PA

     

    THE EMPTY TRIBE                                                  Scenic & Lighting Designer                           Mum Puppettheatre Company

                    Director:  Deborah Block                                                                                                                        Philadelphia, PA

     

    BURIED CHILD                                                       Scenic & Lighting Designer                                                     Hunger Theatre

                    Director:  Laurie Brown                                                                                                                          Philadelphia, PA

     

    A WALK THROUGH TIME                                     Lighting Designer                                              Freedom Repertory Theatre

                    Original musical written by:  Lynn Nottage                                                                                         Philadelphia, PA

     

    EVERY OTHER INCH A LADY                                 Production Manager                                                   Walnut Street Theater

                                                                                                                                                                                       Philadelphia, PA

     

    STATES OF SHOCK                                                Scenic & Lighting Designer                                                     Hunger Theatre

                    Director:  Tom Bazar                                                                                                                                Philadelphia, PA

     

    OF MICE AND MEN                                               Assistant Lighting Designer                              Delaware Theatre Company

                    Lighting Designer:  Russell Champa                                                                                                       Wilmington, DE

    Film / Television                                                                                                                               

     

    DANCANDO ON BROADWAY                             Lighting Designer                                            TV Pilot, Brazilian Talent Show

     

    THROUGH THE DOOR                                          Cinematographer                                                                               Short Film

                    Director:  Helena Webb

     

     

    Architectural                                                                                                                                     

     

    THE LIGHTING PRACTICE                                      Lighting Designer                                                                    Philadelphia, PA

    ·        Designed the interior of the Delaware Capital Mall

    ·        Designed the exterior of the Delaware Downs Race Track

    ·        Restored the architectural lighting for the Ben Franklin Bridge and City Hall

    ·        Designed the exterior of the Eastern State Penitentiary (state park & museum); see “Awards”

     

     

    Theme Parks                                                                                                                                     

     

    SEAWORLD’S BELIEVE                                          Lighting Designer                       Orlando FL, San Diego CA, San Antonio TX

                    Designed the lighting for the night time production, which completely re-imagined the Shamu shows for all three parks

     

    KATONGA – BUSCH GARDENS TAMPA             Lighting Designer                                           Millennium Theatre, New York

                    Designed the lighting for the New York press event

     

     

    Industrials                                                                                                                                         

     

    SHANGAI WORLD EXPO 2010                            Lighting Designer                                     Inner Mongolia & Shanghai, China

                    Designed the lighting for the 280 degree wrap around film, which included the lighting reveal of live Mongolian musicians and singers.

     

    CITGO PROFIT PARTY                                           Associate Lighting Designer                                                  Valley Forge, PA

                    Lighting Designer:  Russell Champa

     

    McDONALD’S LEADERSHIP EVENT                     Draftsman                                                                                     Las Vegas, NV

                   

     

    Festivals                                                                                                                                             

     

    ALL FOR ONE THEATER FESTIVAL                       Lighting Designer                                                            Theatre 80 St. Marks

    21 productions have 28 performances within 10 days; Executive Director:  Michael Wolk. 

    Associate Lighting Designers: 6 PACE Performing Arts Department Lighting Design I students

     

    VOTE FOR ME                                                        Lighting Designer                                                                            NYMF 2010

                    Director:  Amy Rogers

     

    DEEP COVER                                                          Lighting Designer                                                                            NYMF 2010

                    Director: Dan Safer, Author/Composer:  Michael Wolk

    ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES                                   Lighting Designer                                                                                SPF 2004

                    Director:  Lou Jacob

     

     

    Academic Work Experience                                                                                                             

     

    2009 – Present                                                    Pace University                                                                             New York, NY

                    Lighting Designer, BFA Musical Theater Program

                    Adjunct Professor, Lighting Design

    ·         Currently teaching three courses:  Lighting Workshop, Stage Lighting and Lighting Design I.  Class is a introductory course in the art and craft of lighting design.  Tools of the lighting designer are explored by the use of hands-on practical application of technical knowledge, through projects or positions of responsibility on department or student productions. 

    ·         Serves as Lighting Designer for seven faculty productions per school year.  Past shows have included Our Lady of 121st Street, Ah Wildnerness, Hello Again, Kiss Me Kate, Floyd Collins, Syringa Tree, The Who’s Tommy, Beggar’s Opera, Elegies, She Loves Me, The Goat, Christmas Carol, The Notebook of Trigorin, Spring Awaking, Spelling Bee, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Cloud Nine, City of Angels, Cabaret, Bald Soprano/The Lesson.

    ·         Serves as Lighting Designer for Pace New Musicals.  Past shows have included Lasting Impressions, Larry Gatlin’s Quanah, and Ryan Scott Oliver and Brett Ryback’s Darling.

    ·         Serves as Lighting Designer for the annual “Dance Out Loud” Dance Concert, which features over 18 dance pieces, choreographed by the dance faculty and students.

    ·         Mentors five to eight students from all majors to design one dance piece for the annual “Dance Out Loud” Dance Concert

    ·         Coordinates the lighting design for two student directing festivals which includes 16-19 shows

    ·         Mentors two student designers for two student production shows in Schaeberle Theatre

    ·         Mentors student designers on all student produced shows

    ·         Served as Lighting Designer - Something Cloudy, Something Clear / The Parade, collaboration between Pace University and Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival, was produced in Schaeberle Theatre under the direction of Cosmin Chivu and Grant Kretchik.

    ·         Appointed six students as Assistant Lighting Designers for the All For One Theater Festival

    ·         Re-instated Lighting Design I with acting, musical theatre and technical majors.

    ·         Appointed a student as Assistant Lighting Designer for production at Avery Fisher Hall / Lincoln Center

    ·         Appointed two students as Assistant Lighting Designers for two Off-Broadway shows

    ·         Designed and implemented cutting edge industry technology in Performing Arts Department productions, such as:  Floyd Collins – the first time in design to operate 8 moving lights through the iRFR iPAD app; The Who’s Tommy – used 17 LED instruments to light a 14’ drop; A Christmas Carol – utilized the ION light board to full capacity with two touch screens, eight moving lights, 2 LED units, over 150 conventional units, remote dimmers mounted onto moving scenery and fog machines.

    ·         Collaborating  with contracted engineers on the electrical systems, flooring and design for the new Performing Arts Department building

     

    2008 - 2009                                                          Pace University                                                                             New York, NY

                    Lighting Designer, BFA Musical Theater Program

     

    2008                                                                       Stella Adler Studio of Acting, NYU                                             New York, NY

                    Lighting Designer, BFA Acting Program

     

    2007 – 2008                                                         Pace University                                                                             New York, NY

                    Lighting Designer, BFA Musical Theater Program

     

    2007                                                                       Stella Adler Studio of Acting, NYU                                             New York, NY

                    Lighting Designer, BFA Acting Program

     

    2003                                                                       Princeton University                                                                    Princeton, NJ

                    Lighting Designer

     

    2003 – Present                                                    Packer Collegiate Institute                                                           Brooklyn, NY                               

    Lighting Consultant, Performing Arts Department

     

    2005 – Present                                                    Bronxville High School                                                               Bronxville, NY

                    Lighting Consultant, Performing Arts Department

     

    2005 – 2007                                                         Perry Mansfield                                                           Steamboat Springs, CO

                    Resident Lighting Designer

     

    1998 – 2001                                                         Temple University                                                                   Philadelphia, PA

                    University Teaching Fellow

     

    1995 - 1998                                                          Stephens College                                                                        Columbia, MO

                    Full Scholarship / Technical Staff

    ·         Supervised and trained undergraduate female students during the design and technical implementation process of all productions

    ·         School year produced 6 main stage productions and 4 student productions

    ·         Summer Stock theatre produced 9 main stage productions and 4 children’s theatre productions in 10 weeks.

     

    1993 – 1995                                                         Perry Mansfield                                                           Steamboat Springs, CO

                    Production Manager / Master Electrician

    ·         Managed and organized the production calendar and logistics for the ten week performing arts camp for young adults

     

     

    Awards                                                                                                                                              

     

    2008               Part of the design team which one the Obie Award for Best Production Design for The Slug Bearers of Karol Island.

    2001               International Illumination Design Award for Outstanding Architectural Design for work created for the Easter State Penitentiary State Park & Museum, Philadelphia, PA.

     

     

    Professional Affiliations and Associations                                                                                     

     

    Since 2008    USA (United Scenic Artists)

     

     

    References Available Upon Request