From: Berkeley, California. LA Opera: The Ghosts of Versailles (2015, debut); Gianni Schicchi / Pagliacci (2015). Upcoming: The Marriage of Figaro (2022).

York Kennedy's designs for the stage have been seen in theaters across America and in Europe, including Arena Stage, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Berkeley Rep, Seattle Repertory, American Conservatory Theatre, Alley Theatre, Dallas Theatre Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Denver Center.

Awards for theatrical lighting include the Dramalogue, San Diego Drama Critics Circle, Back Stage West Garland, and the Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award.

As an architectural lighting designer, he has designed numerous themed environments, theme park, residential, retail, restaurant and museum projects including the Sony Metreon Sendak Playspace in San Francisco, Warner Bros. Movie World in Madrid, Le Centre de Loisirs in Morocco and the LEGO Racers 4D attractions in Germany, Denmark, England and the USA.

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