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Matthew J. Weisgable


Matthew J. Weisgable (he/him) is a NYC based lighting designer and associate/assistant for theater, opera and dance.

Select design credits include A Jury of Our Queers (Target Margin Theatre), Much Ado About Nothing, A Child’s Christmas in Wales, The Rainmaker, Tartuffe (The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), Bacchae 2.1, The Sun Serpent (Hangar Theatre Company), Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, L’Enfant et les Sortileges / Cendrillon, Power/Trip, Assassins: The Musical (Carnegie Mellon University), Moana Jr., Frankenstein (United Nations International School). Select associate design credits include Ajijaak on Turtle Island (Gerald Lynch Theatre). Select assistant design credits include Sweeney Todd: The Musical, Once: The Musical, The Realness (Hangar Theatre Company).

Matt was a 2021 ETC Fred Foster Mentee, received Special Recognition in the 2021 Claypaky Shine A Light Competition and was a 2021 Hangar Theatre Company Lighting Design Fellow. Matt holds an MFA in Lighting Design from Carnegie Mellon University and a BA in Theatre Arts from Marymount Manhattan College.



Lighting Designer