Andrew F. Griffin has been a lighting designer for over a decade, with a special interest in work that explores the intersectionality of light and music to create emotional and visceral experiences for a live audience. Before going to Yale School of Drama, his career began in Washington, DC, where he received two Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lighting Design for his work on HENRY V at Folger Theatre and KING LEAR at Synetic Theatre.
During his time at Yale School of Drama, Andrew designed over 20 shows for Yale Cabaret and Summer Cabaret including HE LEFT QUIETLY, which traveled to the 2015 Toronto SummerWorks Festival where it won Best Production; as well as five productions for the School of Drama.
Professionally, his recent credits include THE MOORS at Yale Repertory Theatre, A CHORUS LINE at Riverside Theatre, and recurring work with Synetic Theatre and Olney Theatre in Washington, DC. Additional collaborations include Woolly Mammoth, Theatre J, La Mama, Signature Theatre, Studio Theatre, Tri-Cities Opera, Forum Theatre, Adventure Theatre, Urban Arias, GALA Hispanic Theatre, Faction of Fools, Imagination Stage, Everyman Theatre, Delaware Shakespeare Festival, MetroStage, and Michigan Opera Theatre Children’s Chorus. Abroad, his work has been seen in Canada, Mexico, and the Republic of Georgia.