Gary Marder

Resident lighting designer for San Francisco Opera, Gary Marder made his Company debut this fall with his designs for Mefistofele, Der Fliegende Holländer, and Il Barbiere di Siviglia. His work has been seen at venues across the globe, including The Magic Flute in Sydney; La Traviata at Turin’s Teatro Regio as well as in Tokyo; The Makropulos Case and Samson et Dalila at Houston Grand Opera; Samson et Dalila, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Carmen, Peter Grimes, and Norma at San Diego Opera; Dialogues des Carmélites with Palm Beach Opera; La Clemenza di Tito in Toronto; Tosca with Opera New Jersey; Aida at the Dallas Opera; and in Boston, Connecticut, Barcelona, and Baden Baden. Marder served as assistant resident lighting designer for the Metropolitan Opera for twelve seasons and associate resident lighting designer at New York City Opera for five years. His work in theater includes Big River, The Tempset, Pinocchio, and Death of a Salesman; Broadway and off-Broadway productions include A Terrible Beauty, Tru, Grand Hotel, Gypsy, and Annie II.