(New York, New York)
2019–20 Season: Revival Lighting Designer, Carmen
Justin A. Partier is San Francisco Opera’s resident lighting director. His work for the Company was most recently seen in Plácido Domingo in Concert, and he was also revival lighting designer for Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci. Prior to his current position, he was lighting designer for the Company’s staging of Verdi’s Messa da Requiem and Merola’s Postcard for Morocco, as well as two seasons lighting the Merola Grand Finale.
His other lighting design credits include: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Schloss Werdenberg – Buchs SG, Switzerland); Red (Arkansas Repertory Theater); Fascinating Rhythm, Shall We Dance, and Big Top Dreamers (Transcendence Theater Company); Rich Girl (Florida Studio Theater); COLORED (Kyle Marshall Choreography); The Clearing (Theater 808 at 59E59); The Net Will Appear (Mile Square Theater and 59E59 Theater); Maybe Never Fell (Axial Theater Company); 912OZ (Sanctuary Theater Company); Dourtine (Blessed Unrest); Mary Poppins, Kiss Me Kate, and Singin’ in the Rain (Merry Go Round Playhouse); and This Wonderful Life (Luna Stage).
He was also the lighting director for Origins of Love (National Tour 2019), Aftermath (International Tour 2012), and How to Be a Rock Critic (National Tour 2017–18). He received his Master of Fine Arts from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, and he is a member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829.