TECHnically Speaking: USITT22 Series with YDMT Winner Denisse Chavez

July 14, 2022

This podcast was recorded on the show floor of USITT22 at Studio USITT in partnership with AKG by Harman.

On this week’s episode, we sat down with 2022 YDMT winner of the 2022 Barbizon Lighting Company Jonathan Resnick Lighting Design Award, Denisse Chavez.

Denisse received her B.A. in Theatre Arts from The University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. She has had the opportunity to work in several technical and design fields with The San Pedro Playhouse and the Magik Theatre in San Antonio and the Virginia Stage Company in Norfolk, Virginia. Her design work has been recognized with the Excellence in Lighting Design of a Musical Award by the Alamo Theatre Arts Council of San Antonio for her work on The Music Man.

She is currently working towards a graduate degree in lighting design at Purdue University and is trying her hand at scenic and lighting design for their production of Fefu and her Friends.

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