Pablo Santiago

Pablo Santiago (Lighting Designer) was born in Chiapas, México and received his MFA in Lighting Design from UCLA. He is the winner of the 2015 Stage Raw Award for Best Lighting Design, a finalist for the 2017 Richard Sherwood Award, and a nominee for the Ovation and LA Weekly awards. Recent projects include collaborations with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, both as part of their Green Umbrella project (with Chromatic Productions) and in Falla’s El amor brujo; La Olla with the Latino Theater Company at the Getty Villa in Los Angeles; Destiny of Desire at Arena Stage in Washington DC; Los Atlantis with the Future of Storytelling, a collaboration between Google and REMAP/UCLA; and the installation Pearls of the Planet, at the Annenberg Space for Photography for Explore.org. He also was designer for the premiere of Missy Mazzoli’s opera Breaking the Waves for Opera Philadelphia for the PROTOTYPE festival at the Skirball Center in New York, and A Mexican Trilogy at LATC. Upcoming projects include Zoot Suit at the Mark Taper Forum, Destin of Desire at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, and Flight for Opera Omaha. In 2016 Mr. Santiago was lighting designer for the SFS semi-staged production of On the Town and the SoundBox performance Hidden Worlds.

(January 2017)