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Lighting Designer


Christopher Kuhl is an acclaimed theater, dance, opera, installation artist and designer. Kuhl has developed work which has been produced and presented at such venues as Santiago a Mil Chile, Queer Zagreb, Sydney Festival, Hebbel am Ufer, Centre Pompidou, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, On the Boards, Fusebox Festival, Walker Art Center, Sundance Film Festival, and Santa Fe Opera, among others. Recent work includes Voices from the Killing Jar (Long Beach Opera, Los Angeles Philharmonic), The Hunger (Abbey Theatre, BAM), The Object Lesson(New York Theatre Workshop), HOME (BAM), The Institute of Memory (Under the Radar), Straight White Men (Young Jean Lee’s Theatre Company, The Public Theatre, Kaaitheater), and Elephant Room (Kirk Douglas Theatre, St. Ann’s Warehouse). His work has been recognized with two Bessie Awards, two Los Angeles Ovation Awards, and the Center Theatre Group’s Sherwood Award. Kuhl is an Assistant Professor at UC San Diego in the Department of Theatre and Dance. He is a native of New Mexico and a graduate of California Institute of the Arts.