This lighting design for an outdoor environmental production was nominated for a Suzi Bass award. The design was inspired by the emotional effects of isolation and angle.
Snow Queen was an outdoor environmental production with limited production infrastructure.
This lighting design utilized bright washes and a pastel pallet representing a memory that had been washed out and idealized over time.
My philosophy on lighting dance is to highlight the architecture of the human body while emphasizing the meaning and mood of the choreographer's vision.
This scenic design was inspired by found objects in an old attic and the lighting design was informed by the color and shape of the actor's imaginations.
A play with music focusing on inclusion, the scenic elements incorporated iconography from multiple cultures (baskets, musical instruments, sports equipment, flags, cooking utensils... etc.) and the lighting design invoked a fantasy worth living.
The design for Urine town was informed by the need for above and below ground scenes lit in garish but comical colors.
With 50 students on a small stage and a play within a play, the set consisted of a large U.S. wall and two rolling units with multiple flat fronts. The play within was presented against a full stage curtain. Lighting for the play within was bright and utilized foot lights while lighting the real world was accomplished with washes.
This lighting design presented a challenge in the form of a limited plot serving to separate large groups of ghosts from main characters while providing the ability to depict multiple indoor and outdoor locations.
This show was taken to a play festival necessitating simple scenic units that could be broken down and reassembled in minutes. The lighting design was influenced by 3-D movies of the 1950's.