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Congratulations to the 2018 Lighting Artists for Dance Grant Recipients

Dancers’ Group announces $12,000 in grant awards to support lighting designers working in the field of dance. Now in its 11th year, the Lighting Artists in Dance program provides lighting designers, working with choreographers and dance companies, access to funds that will support their artistic collaborations, which culminate in the creation of dance performances taking place in the Bay Area.

The program is unique in its focus on supporting Lighting Designers for dance. Dancers’ Group’s executive director, Wayne Hazzard states that, “The designers and artists working in the Bay Area continue to engage in invigoratingly good and one-of-a-kind collaborations that are represented in this year’s grantees. The depth and range of projects are an inspiration for artists and audiences alike.”

The 2018 Lighting Artists in Dance grantees are:

Rogelio Lopez, lighting designer for Nina Haft & Company
Jack Beuttler, lighting designer for Simpson/Stulberg Collaborations
Tony Shayne, lighting designer for Hope Mohr Dance
Kaveri Seth, lighting designer for Paufve Dance
Harry Rubeck, lighting designer for African & African American Performing Arts Coalition
Stephanie Anne Johnson, lighting designer for Deep Waters Dance Theater
Delayne Medoff, lighting designer for Monique Jenkinson

A panel of regional specialists in the dance field reviewed the proposals and selected the grant recipients. The panel consisted of lighting designers José Maria Francos and Matthew Cohen, and choreographer Melecio Estrella.

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