BIO

Ben Zamora (Lighting Designer) 

Ben received an MFA in Lighting Design from the University of Washington and a BA in Theatre from the University of California, Santa Cruz.  Ben's designs have been seen internationally, including Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York; the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, Royal Festival Hall at the Southbank Center in London; the Konzerthaus in Dormund, Germany; The Lucerne Festival in Switzerland; Symphony Hall in Birmingham, England; Walt Disney Concert Hall with the Los Angeles Philharmonic; DeDoelen with the Rotterdam Philharmonic in The Netherlands; The Intiman; ACT; Connecticut Grand Opera; Off Broadway at Theatre Row; Joyce SOHO in New York; SUSHI Performance and Visual Art in San Diego; Portland Institute of Contemporary Art; The Moore Theatre in Seattle; Book-It Repertory Theatre; Seattle Shakespeare Company; Washington Ensemble Theatre; and various premieres at On The Boards.  For the past few years, Ben has been designing The Tristan Project in collaboration with director Peter Sellars and video artist Bill Viola.  Most recently Ben collaborated with artist Eleanor Antin for her project, Before the Revolution at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.  Ben is one half of the visual art team LILIENTHAL|ZAMORA, who were listed on The Stranger’s 2009 Genius Awards Shortlist.