Lighting Designer

Design Experience

Misogynoir: Loss LD Shayok Misha Chowdhury, dir. Fordham Theatre Studio 2017
Thoreau and Other Assholes LD Maya Davis, dir. Fordham Theatre Studio 2016
The Electric Baby LD Pirronne Yousefzadeh, dir. Fordham Theatre Mainstage 2016
Anna Bella Eema LD Mandy Heiser, dir. Fordham Theatre Studio 2015
The Mojo and the Sayso LD Michele Ang, dir. Fordham Theatre Studio 2015
Force Continuum ALD Chad McArver, LD Fordham Theatre Mainstage 2015
Agamemnon ALD Alex deNevers, LD Fordham Theatre Mainstage 2015
The Buck LD Andrew Watkins, dir. Fordham Theatre Studio 2015
Hedda Gabler LD Andrew Watkins, dir. Fordham Theatre Studio 2014
Pilot’s Wings LD Sara Lyons, dir. Fordham Theatre Studio 2014
a n t i g o n e ALD Alex deNevers, LD Fordham Theatre Studio 2014

Artistic Management Experience

Art for Expression After-School Program – Co-Founder, Project Manager, Teaching Artist
Pretoria, South Africa
January 2016 – June 2016

  • Led 35 students through individual and community art projects, including a 8’ x 13’ mosaic mural
  • Held space for high school students to explore identities, share stories, and imagine their futures through art
  • Managed grant finances and coordinated 3 field trips

New Victory Theatre – Education Apprentice
New York, New York
June 2015 – August 2015

  • Assisted with research study examining the effect of theatre in schools with little to no arts education
  • Created content for School Tools, guides designed to help teachers incorporate art into classrooms

The Movement Theatre Company – Production Intern
New York, New York
June 2015 – August 2015

  • Assisted in producing a festival exploring sustainability and the natural world through theatre
  • Managed audio and provided technical support for outdoor open mic

People’s Theatre Project – Education Apprentice
New York, New York
February 2015 – May 2015

    • Facilitated theatre games focused on body and community wellness for children ages 6-12
    • Led children in creating a performance piece about kids’ roles in combatting climate change

Education

Fordham University – B.A. in Theatre, Lighting Design Concentration, Class of 2017
2016-2017 Denzel Washington Endowed Scholar

University of Pretoria – Semester Abroad in Pretoria, South Africa, January – June 2016

Skills

Vectorworks 2017, Lightwright 5, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Google Drive, proficient on Macs and PCs. Valid New Jersey Driver’s License. Grant-writing, project management, budget management, public speaking. Experience with youth. Experience with large scale mosaics, lino stamping, gouache paint, soft and oil pastels.

The Electric Baby

Written by Stefanie Zadravec
Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh
Scenic Design: Reid Thompson
Costume Design: Becky Bodurtha
Sound Design: Palmer Heffernan
PSM: Hannah Brooks
Photo Credit: Gerry Goldstein
Fordham University, Mainstage Theatre

Anna Bella Eema

Written by Lisa D’Amour
Directed by Mandy Heiser
Scenic Design: Noah Goldstein
Costume Design/Puppetry: Danica Martino
Sound Design: James Ellinas
PSM: Kelsey Rearden
Photo Credit: Celina Lam
Fordham University, Kehoe Studio Theatre

The Buck

Written by Garrett D. Kim
Directed by Andrew Watkins
Scenic Design: Caitlyn Murphy
Costume Design: Siena Zoë Allen
Sound Design: Peyton Jamille Berry
PSM: Kristina Lew
Photo Credit: Cesca Wolos-Fonteno
Fordham University, Whitebox Studio Theatre