Founding Resident Designer
PAUL BARTLETT has over 30 years of lighting design and production management experience. Paul has been a production Supervisor at Brooklyn Academy of Music, and for 15 years was production manager/tour manager with Columbia Artists Management for over 20 national tours involving such companies as the Stars of City Ballet, Russian National Ballet, Opera Verdi Europa, Ballet Bordeaux, Pipes and Drums of the Black Watch, Moscow State Radio Orchestra and Chorus, St. Petersburg Ballet Theater, and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra with Loren Maazel. Prior to his touring work, Paul spent five years as the Production Manager of the Powerhouse Theater at Vassar College and worked at the Hartford Stage Company. As a lighting designer, Paul has designed for dance, opera, musicals, and drama both in New York and regionally. His work also includes film and industrial productions. In the course of his career he has been a stagehand, actor, director, designer, and manager. Paul holds a BA in Theater and History from Vassar College and an MFA in Lighting Design from New York University. He is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829.