Kathy A. Perkins

Lecturer: Transnational Aesthetics and the impact on the Lighting Designer’s Process  
Kathy A. Perkins (Lighting Designer) has designed throughout the United States, as well as in Europe and South Africa. In the New York area her work has been seen at such theatres/venues as The New Federal Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, Carnegie Hall and Brooklyn Academy of Music. Regionally, Kathy has designed for such theatres as The Goodman, Alliance, Mark Taper, St. Louis Black Repertory, A Contemporary Theatre, Indiana Repertory, Seattle Repertory, Congo Square, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Berkeley Repertory and Court Theatre. Kathy’s research on technical practices in Africa has taken her to nearly a dozen countries on the African continent. A member of United Scenic Artists (USAA), Kathy chairs the lighting design program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the USA.
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