Inside ATC Artist: Brian J. Lilienthal

Brian J. Lilienthal

previously worked at Arizona Theatre Company on My 80-Year-Old Boyfriend, Cabaret, and The Clean House. Regional: More than 250 productions including 60 productions at Actors Theatre of Louisville (with 20 world premieres), Alley Theatre, Arden Theatre Company, Capital Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cleveland Playhouse, GEVA Theatre Center, Gloucester Stage, Hartford Stage, The Huntington Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Milwaukee Rep, Pasadena Playhouse, Playmakers Repertory Theatre, South Coast Repertory, and more than 30 productions at Trinity Repertory Company, among others. Lilienthal has designed operas for Long Beach Opera, Bard Summerscape, and Portland Opera Repertory Theatre. He has won the Los Angeles Ovation Award for lighting design, as well as the 2016 Artistic Achievement Award from Merrimack Repertory Theatre, and he has been nominated multiple times for Boston’s IRNE Award. He has spent 12 summers as the resident lighting designer for the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center. He holds an M.F..A. from California Institute of the Arts and currently teaches lighting design at Tufts University. He lives in Somerville, MA, with his wife Emily, their daughter Eliza, and dog Babe, and he  is a drummer with a rockabilly/jump blues band that performs throughout New England.