Aja M. Jackson
Lecturer, Lighting; BU Lighting Design Production Mentor
Aja M. Jackson is a Boston-based lighting designer. Credits include A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet (off-Broadway, DR2), Hear Word! (American Repertory Theatre and Under The Radar Festival at the Public Theater NYC, Black Odyssey Boston (Central Square Theatre), Ragtime (Wheelock Family Theatre), We Are Proud to Present… (Brandeis University), Nat Turner in Jerusalem (Actor’s Shakespeare Project), Straight White Men and Nixon’s Nixon (New Rep), Hot Water Over Raised Fists (Modern Connections), and FireBird (Abilities Dance Boston).
Aja is also the Resident Lighting Designer and core collaborator for site-specific movement company, HOLDTIGHT and serves as Board Chair on the Board of Directors for Brighter Boston. Brighter Boston is a live event training program that pays, trains, and places Boston teenagers in long-term internships.
For more on Aja, visit ajajacksonlighting.com