Kathy Kaufmann

Undergraduate Discipline

Dance

Graduate Program

MFA Dance Program

BA, New York University. Lighting designer for dance and performances around the world for more than 20 years. Worked with many fine artists, including Sally Silvers, Douglas Dunn, David Parker and the Bang Group, Maura Donohue, Rebecca Stenn, Ben Munisteri, Eiko & Koma, Adrienne Truscott, Hilary Easton, Enrico Wey, Jacques D’Amboise, Paige Martin, Laura Pawel, Keely Garfield, Neta Pulvermacher, Arturo Vidich, Mari Lopez, Michelle Dorrance, Dormeisha Sumbry-Edwards, Amanda Loulaki, Gina Gibney, Aitana Cordero, Cherylyn Lavagnino, Larissa Velez-Jackson, Roseanne Spradlin, Jack Ferver, Jody Oberfelder, and Kota Yamazaki. Also lights events for The Food Network and was a production manager for the Hudson River Festival (now known as River to River) for 8 years. Received a “Bessie” (New York Dance and Performance Award) for her body of lighting design work in 2004 and for Yvonne Meier's Stolen in 2009. Also honored to be included in Curtain Call: Celebrating 100 Years of Women in Design at the New York Performing Arts Library. SLC 2012–

Undergraduate Courses 2017-2018

Dance

Lighting Design and Stagecraft for Dance

Component—Year

This class is a prerequisite for Dance Making.

The art and practice of illuminating dance is the subject of this component. We will examine the theoretical and practical aspects of designing lights for dance. Emphasis will be on learning basic lighting skills and stagecraft. Students will create original lighting designs for dance program performances.

Faculty

Graduate Courses

Dance 2017-2018

Lighting Design and Stagecraft for Dance

Component—Year

This class is a prerequisite for Dance Making.

The art and practice of illuminating dance is the subject of this component. We will examine the theoretical and practical aspects of designing lights for dance. Emphasis will be on learning basic lighting skills and stagecraft. Students will create original lighting designs for dance program performances.

Faculty

Previous Courses

Lighting Design and Stagecraft for Dance

Component—Year

Preference will be given to seniors and graduate students.

The art of illuminating dance is the subject of this component. We will examine the theoretical and practical aspects of designing lights for dance. Students will create original lighting designs for dance program concerts.

Faculty