Jan 17 2014

meet the designers: Pablo Santiago (lighting)

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I am very pleased to have Pablo Santiago designing the lights for this show. Like Eun Nym Cho, the set and costume designer for The Duchess of Malfi, Pablo is a graduate of the MFA program in design at UCLA.

Pablo is the winner of the Cirque Du Soleil Scholarship Award, James Pendleton Foundation Prize, Kovler Foundation Award and the Executive Board Award. In 2013 he designed “Spring Awakening”, “Il Segreto di Susanna”, L’Enfant et Les Sortileges for Peter Kazaras and the Opera School, in addition to Set and Lights for “Strip Tease” and “The Killing Game”. Last summer Pablo lit “Empanada For A Dream” and “The Psychic Life of Savages” at LATC and “Year of The Rabbit” and “The Belle of Belfast” at EST; He has also designed: “RENT”, “Erendira”, “Adding Machine”, “A Dark Sun”, “The Ginger Man” and “Exploding Lear” at UCLA-TFT. Pablo has also done extensive work in Dance his credits include: “Laudromatinee”, “Catch Your Breath”, by Heidi Duckler, “Mother F*cker” by Christine Suarez and “Surveillance Solos” by Rebecca Alson-Milkman, WAC-MFA concerts at UCLA, “Back Flash Forward”, HiT tHe GrOund/RuNniNG and Exit Strategy; Other credits include: A shared evening by Rande Dorn “As We Grow Down” and Arianne MacBean “People Go Where The Chairs Are,” ”Commuter Festival and Westwaves dance festival (Randé), the AWARDS show LA at REDCAT (Randé and Arianne), and the AWARDS show San Francisco at ODC (choreographer: Manuelto Biag), String Theory at the Broad Theater SM, “H2Eau” for choreographer: Paula Present at Fais Do Do. In addition to “Little Shop of Horrors” and Bugsy, (Director: Nancy Fraciolla).

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