LECTURER, LIGHTING DESIGN
BA Visual Arts and Religious Studies, Brown University
MFA Lighting Design, NYU's Tisch School for the Arts
Christopher Brown is a Brooklyn-based lighting designer and theatrical technician. He co-teaches Introduction to Stagecraft and designs lighting for the department productions. He has worked with numerous companies including HERE Arts Center, Clubbed Thumb, First Stage Children’s Theatre, Second Generation, Danspace Project, Target Margin, Rising Circle, and Monarch Theater. Chris Brown was awarded the 2006-2007 Princess Grace Award for his work with the Mud/Bone Collective. He received his MFA in Theatre Design from New York University. His work can be seen at http://www.cbrown-design.com
What your faculty did this summer:
Izumi Ashizawa remounted "Mysterious Lake" at Long Island Children's Museum, was in on-going rehearsals for "Le Chemine des Reves" in Montreal, and served a guest tutor at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London.
Mallory Catlett is working on: Circling the Center by Nene Humpphey to be performed on October 12, 13, and 14 in NYC and DECODER 2017 with text by William Burroughs to be performed December 3rd at La Mama in NYC.
Amy Cook finished her manuscript on casting and an essay on Shakespeare, language and cognition.
Steve Marsh worked with scientists across the country leading Improvisation workshops and Media training for the Alda Center in New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Philadelphia, Denver, at UC Santa Barbara, Cornell University and Cold Spring Harbor Labs.
Deb Mayo acted in "After," a yet- to- be released web series written by and starring one of our graduates, Joshua Schubart.
Ken Weitzman was a writer-in-residence at the New Harmony Project where he developed two new plays and then co-lead a two-week workshop with playwright Naomi Iizuka at the Sewanee Writers Conference at the University of the South.
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