Jules Fisher, the Tony-Award winning lighting designer, announced that LD Brian MacDevitt has joined the faculty for the 10th annual Broadway Lighting Master Classes, to be held at June 16-18 in New York, in conjunction with the second annual Broadway Sound Master Classes (June 18-20) and annual EDDY Awards.
Creative consultant for the BLMC since its inception, Fisher heads a distinguished faculty that also includes lighting designers Peggy Eisenhauer, Beverly Emmons, Don Holder, Clifton Taylor, and projection designer Wendall Harrington.
Fisher has lit over 150 Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, as well as film, ballet, opera, television, and rock-and-roll concert tours. He has received 16 Tony nominations and won seven Tony awards for Lighting Design, a record in this category.
Award-winning LD Peggy Eisenhauer received the 1996 Tony and Drama Desk Awards with Jules Fisher for Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk. In 1997, she received dual Tony nominations for Ragtime and Cabaret. In the music industry, she has created concert production designs for a number of tours.
Lighting designer Beverly Emmons will once again be part of the faculty at the BLMC. Designing for Broadway, Off Broadway, and regional theatre, dance, and opera in the US and abroad, Emmons has been awarded six Tony nominations, the 1976 Lumen Award, 1984 and 1986 Bessies, and a 1980 Obie for Distinguished Lighting.
Projection designer Wendall Harrington received the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and American Theatre Wing awards for her design of The Who's Tommy. Her credits include work on Broadway, in opera and ballet.
Tony Award-winning lighting designer Donald Holder is currently represented on Broadway with Little Shop of Horrors, The Boy From Oz, Movin' Out, Thoroughly Modern Millie, and The Lion King, for which he won the 1998 Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards.
In 2002, Brian MacDevitt won the Tony Award for Best Lighting Design for Nine and was nominated for Into The Woods. He has also designed the lighting for numerous revivals and original productions, on and off Broadway, including A Raisin in the Sun, Match, and the current Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof.
Clifton Taylor has designed for the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, Maria Benitez's Teatro Flamenco, the Joyce Trisler Danscompany, Ballet Hispanico, the Juilliard School's Department of Dance, Philadelphia's Zero Moving Company, and the Sardono Dance Theater from Java (for the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival).
In addition, two well-known lighting designers have agreed to help stage this year's classes and EDDY Awards ceremony. Architectural lighting specialist Marsha Stern will handle production management duties, while Emmy nominated lighting designer/programmer Patrick Dierson will once again serve as lighting designer for the annual EDDY Awards ceremony and cocktail reception, to be held Friday, June 18.
For more information about the classes, please contact Ellen Lampert-Greaux at 212-204-1807 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on registration, contact Kim Good at 913-967-1865 or email@example.com. Complete information can also be found at www.blmc.net.