Eric Southern

Lighting Design

Eric Southern is an OBIE award winning designer for theater, opera, and dance. New York: After the Blast, Bull in a China Shop, The Harvest, Ghost Light (LCT3); Sell/Buy/Date (MTC); Pocatello, Indian Summer (Playwrights Horizons); The Great Leap, Tell Hector I Miss Him, Good Television, 10×25 (Atlantic); Rimbaud in NY (BAM, The Civilians); Steve (The New Group); Buyer and Cellar (London, CTG, New York, National Tour); Chromatic (ADI, The Kitchen, Susan Marshall and Company). His work with 600 Highwaymen has been seen throughout the US and Europe including The Fever, This Great Country, The Record, and Employee of the Year.  Other Theater includes Primary Stages, Williamstown Theater Festival, The Guthrie, Kennedy Center, Baltimore Centerstage, Long Wharf, Huntington, Westport Country Playhouse, HVSF, Geffen Playhouse, Dallas Theater Center, and Kansas City Rep.  Eric is also a freelance designer with the international lighting firm Lightswitch.   Education: B.F.A. and M.F.A., NYU.

Productions at Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
Production Role
Twelfth Night
Lighting Design
Love’s Labour’s Lost
Lighting Design
Richard III
Scenic and Lighting Design

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