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consultant , Lighting designer

Jeffrey McRoberts, American lighting designer, consultant. Member United Scenic Artists.

Background

McRoberts, Jeffrey was born on January 16, 1954 in Clinton, Iowa, United States. Son of Keith L. and Helen (Feddersen) McRoberts.

Education

Bachelor, Iowa State University, 1977;postgraduate, Polakov Studio and Forum of Stage Design, 1983-1985;studied dance with, Merce Cunningham and Ruth Currier, 1978-1982.

Career

Resident lighting designer, Cunningham Dance Studio, New York City, 1978-1980;resident lighting designer, The Kitchen Center for Dance, Video and Music, New York City, 1982-1983;lighting designer, Imero Florentino Associations, New York City, 1994-1996;lighting designer, Carlton Dance Festival, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, 1988-1990;lighting designer, Merce Cunningham Dance Company. New York City, 1988-1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Lighting designer numerous productions, including: (dance) Kenneth King and Dancers, 1980-1990, The Bauhaus Dances, 1982-1986, Douglas Dunn and Dancers, 1986-1989, Twyla Tharp and Mikhail Barishnakov Tour of the Americas, 1992, Fun House, 1983, Van Gogh Video Opera, 1991, (musical theatre) Esther, 1988, Bolshoi Ballet Grigorovich Company, 1990, MInor Demons by Bruce Graham, 1997, Liza Minelli, since 1996.

Membership

Member United Scenic Artists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, gardening, racquetball, cooking, traveling.

Connections

1 child, Benjamin J.

father:
Keith L. McRoberts

mother:
Helen (Feddersen) McRoberts

child:
Benjamin J. McRoberts