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Derek Jones

Derek Jones recently designed lighting for The Normal Heart, Freddy, and Levi! He has designed lighting for Long Beach City College, Pepperdine University, REDCAT, Rockwell Table and Stage, Playwrights' Arena, Mixed eMotion Theatrix, Sierra Madre Playhouse, and the Fountain Theatre. 

Highlights outside LA include New York Fashion Week, Washington National Opera at the Kennedy Center, the Virginia Opera, George Washington University, and the Capital Fringe Festival. Derek has an MFA in Lighting Design from Indiana University and a BA in Theatre and a BS in Physicas from The George Washington University. He is the lighting design professor at Long Beach City College and Los Angeles City College Theatre Academy.

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