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Derek Wright is a NYC-based, lighting and (occasional) scenic designer.  He has designed lighting for over 150 unique live productions including theatre, opera, dance and special events.  Derek has also served as production designer on several short films.  His lighting design work was featured in USA exhibit for the 2011 Prague Quadrennial.


Selected NYC lighting credits include:  Il Turco in Italia, Le Nozze Di Figaro Curlew River, Riders to the Sea (The Juilliard School, Vocal Arts); Charlie Victor Romeo, Puppy Love, The Royal Pink, Iceland, Ursula and the 11,000 Virgins, 14 UnNatural Acts, The Last Word (Performance Space 122); That Poor Dream, Three Sisters (The Assembly); Way to Heaven (Teatro Circulo / Repertorio Espanol);  Baby Screams Miracle (Clubbed Thumb); Green Eyes (Hudson Hotel, Ames Hotel);  Over a dozen shows with Slant Theatre Project; Sam’s Enchated Evening (Abrons Arts);  The Great God Brown, The Frankenstein Project, A Flea in Her Ear (Columbia Stages);  Sliding into the Beast (NYTW/NYU);  365 Plays/365 Days (Cherry Lane Theatre);  Evanston: A Rare Comedy (Wolf 359);  The Jamal Lullabies (East River Commedia);  Wanderlust (Anonymous Ensemble);  A Brooklyn Nutcracker (Brooklyn Music School);  Die Fledermaus, Cendrillon, The Liebeslieder Waltzes, Down in the Valley, The Coffee Cantata (NYU Steinhardt School of Vocal Performance)

As Assistant Lighting Designer: Circle Mirror Transformation (Playwrights Horizons); Delusion (Laurie Anderson World Tour); Ghetto Clown (John Leguizamo US Tour)


Regional designs: American Repertory Theatre, Studio Theatre (DC), URITP, The Andy Warhol Museum.


European designs: LEAP Dance Festival- Liverpool (UK), Mercury Theatre (UK), Theatre Royal (UK),

        Edinburgh Fringe Festival


Derek holds an MFA in Design for Stage and Film from New York University and a BFA from the Univ of Evansville.


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