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Lighting Design

The concentration in Lighting Design provides individualize mentorship through practical experience in a variety of venues and genres. Our present and attentive faculty teach an extensive curriculum, designed to sharpen your aesthetics and expand technical knowledge. Special attention is given to script analysis, research, and collaboration techniques that drive design choices, allowing the lighting design to play a key role in establishing the world. We want to prepare our students to launch a successful career as a designer, associate and/or assistant designer. To this end, our students hold design internships assisting professionals at ZACH Theatre, the preeminent theatre in Austin.

For more information on a concentration in Lighting Design, please contact Sarah EC Maines at