Lighting Designer(United States)
The Flying Dutchman
About the Artist:
Amith Chandrashaker, making his HGO debut, designs lighting for theater, opera, and dance. His work in opera includes Falstaff (Opera Omaha), The Scarlet Letter (Opera Colorado), The Abduction from the Seraglio (Atlanta Opera), Cato in Utica (Opera Lafayette), and The Elixir of Love (The Curtis Institute). In theater, his credits include The Lucky Ones (Ars Nova, Drama Desk nomination); Cardinal (Second Stage Theater); Twelfth Night and Fire in Dreamland (The Public Theater); Fairview (Soho Rep.); Her Requiem (Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3); Time’s Journey Through a Room (PlayCo.); This Is Reading (Reading Train Station); Stuffed (The Westside Theatre); FADE (Primary Stages), [PORTO] (The Bushwick Starr/ The Women’s Project); Alligator (New Georges/ Sol Project); Seven Spots on the Sun (Rattlestick); The Convent of Pleasure (Cherry Lane); Ike at Night (Under the Radar Festival/The Public); Quiet, Comfort and Baal (Hoi Polloi); Take Care (The Flea); Platonov (The Kitchen, directed by Jay Scheib); The Hatmaker’s Wife (Playwrights Realm), Book of Disquiet (Peak Performances); Stoop Stories (Weston Playhouse); and Carnival Kids (Lesser America). In dance, he has lit premieres by Alexander Ekman, Aszure Barton, Kate Weare, Liz Gerring, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Rennie Harris Pure Movement, Aalto Ballett Theatre Essen, Staatstheater Nürnberg, the National Dance Company of Wales, and the Royal New Zealand Ballet.