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Lighting designer

Dennis Michael Size, American lighting designer. Recipient Silver Screen award, Monitor award International Teleproduction Society, 1985, nomination, 1986, Emmy award nominations (8), Emmy award, 1989, 99, 2008, Axiem award, 1999-2001, 02, 03, 04.


Size, Dennis Michael was born on October 25, 1955 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Michael Joseph and Virginia Mae (Nicholoff) Size.


Bachelor in English, University Scranton, 1976. Bachelor in Communications, University Scranton, 1976. Postgraduate in Design, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1976—1979.


Design Station WVIA-television, Pittston, Pennsylvania, 1973-1975. Lighting designer White Birch Dinner Theater Company, Dalton, 1975-1976. Shop supervisor department theater and film Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1978-1979.

Instructor theater design and production University Scranton, 1979-1980. Instructor theater Pennsylvania State University, Scranton, 1980. Lighting designer Disney/ABC-television, New York City, 1980-1997.

Vice president design Lighting Design Gp., since 1997. Conductor master classes in lighting design for various colleges, schools and profl groups.


  • Other Work

    • Lighting designer numerous television shows including Doctor OZ Show, All My Children, One Life To Live, Ryans Hope, As The World Turns, Oprah Winfrey Show, Ananda Lewis Show, Montel Williams Show, Doctor Joy Brown, Martha Stewart Living, Ellen, Ebert & Roeper, Dick Clark's Rockin' New Year's Eve, Live With Regis & Kathie Lee, Gayle King Show, Good Morning America, several presidential conventions, ABC Monday Night Football, Loving, 20/20, Cable News Network, Wall Street Week, Oxygen Network, FOX News Network, FOX Business Network. Theatrical credits include: 12 years as Designer for Ballet Theatre Scranton, Pennsylvania, My Old Friends with Imogene Coca, Ferocious Kisses, Dancing at Lughnasa. Scenery designer: Peg O' My Heart, A Christmas Carol, The Time of Your Life, Philadelphia, Here I Come, Lysistrata.

      Columnist for television Technology, 1984-1986.


Member United Scenic Artists, National Association Broadcast Employees and Technicians, National Academy television Arts and Sciences, Illuminating Engineering Society, Society Motion Picture and television Engineers, United States Institute Theater Technology, Irish American Cultural Institute, American Film Institute, International Association Lighting Designers.


  • Other Interests

    Architecture, photography, foreign travel.


Married Bendis Ismailaj. Children: Amanda M. McCormick, Michael A. Size.

Michael Joseph Size

Virginia Mae (Nicholoff) Size

Bendis Ismailaj

Amanda M. McCormick Size

Michael A. Size