*Ken comes from the University of Arizona where he graduated with an MFA in Lighting Design in 2018 and also previously earned his BFA in Stage Management there in 2013. Since earning his MFA, he has had the privilege to create lighting and video designs for a variety of productions across the country.
*Ken is thrilled to announced that he is currently the Lighting Specialist for the Jacob's School of Music at Indiana University in Bloomington.His responsibility are designing the lighting for their opera & dance productions, assist guest designers, designing projections when needed, and act as the lighting supervisor for their beautiful 1,460 seat arts center.
*Before returning to the U of A to pursue Lighting Design, Ken use to work in LA as a Freelance Stage Manager. He worked at a variety of companies including on staff at AMDA LA Conservatory College, Stage Managing at Disney's El Capitan Theatre for the Big Hero 6 Laser Light Show in Hollywood, and on the world premier of Bronies! The Musical.
*Ken has served as the Production Stage Manager at the Post Playhouse in Crawford, NE for 6 years, a summer stock company that puts on 5 musicals in rotating rep each summer.
*In his free time, Ken is an avid Stage Combat enthusiast who likes to take class here and there when he can. He served as a SAFD teaching assistant under Fight Director Brent Gibbs for 3 years while attending Grad School for Lighting Design.