Mark Stanley

Mark StanleyAssociate Professor (Lighting Design) | mws@bu.edu

BA, College of William and Mary; MFA, University of Wisconsin/Madison. Resident lighting designer for New York City Ballet, where he has designed over 190 premieres for their repertory, including works for Peter Martins, Christopher Wheeldon, Susan Stroman, Kevin O’Day, Christopher D’Amboise, Alexei Ratmansky, Mauro Bigonzetti, William Forsythe, Ulysses Dove, and others. In addition, he has designed for Susan Marshall, David Gordon, Doug Varone, Tim Rushton, Nicolo Fonte, Lynn Taylor Corbett, Mauricio Wainrot, Lar Lubovitch, Laura Dean, and ballet companies across Europe and the United States. Mark previously served as resident designer for the New York City Opera, lighting over 20 new productions for the resident and touring companies. He continues to design opera for numerous regional companies. He has designed plays for the Kennedy Center, Huntington Theatre Company, Long Wharf, The Ordway, Goodspeed, and many Off-Broadway companies. His designs have been seen nationally on PBS for Live From Lincoln Center and Great Performances. Mark is also on the board of directors of the Gilbert Hemsley Lighting Programs and is author of The Color of Light Workbook. Boston University appointment 2004.