Andrew F. Griffin

Andrew F. Griffin, Yale

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.

The Tempest | Andrew Griffin

The Tempest. Synetic Theater. Directed by Paata Tsikurishvili. Scenic and Costume Design by Anastasia Simes. Lighting Design by Andrew F. Griffin. Composition by Konstantine Lortkipanidze. Photo by Johnny Shyock

THE MOORS by Jen Silverman, directed by Jackson Gay. Photo © Joan Marcus, 2016.

The Moors. Yale Repertory Theatre. Directed by Jackson Gay. Scenic Design by Alexander Woodward. Costume Design by Fabian Fidel Aguilar. Lighting Design by Andrew F. Griffin. Sound Design by Daniel Kluger. Photo by Joan Marcus

Orlando | Andrew Griffin

Orlando. Yale Summer Cabaret. Directed by Sara Holdren. Scenic and Projection Design by Joey Moro. Costume Design by Fabian Fidel Aguilar and Haydee Antunano. Lighting Design by Andrew F. Griffin. Sound Design by Kate Marvin. Photo by Joey Moro

Henry V. Folger Theatre | Andrew Griffin

Henry V. Folger Theatre. Directed by Robert Richmond. Scenic Design by Tony Cisek. Costume Design by Mariah Hale. Lighting Design by Andrew F. Griffin. Sound Design by Michael Rasbury.

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