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Justin Townsend

Associate Professor

Location: 079bT Claire Tow Center for the Performing Arts
Phone: 718.951.5000x3383
Fax: 718.951.4226

Justin Townsend is an international lighting designer for performance. This summer he will open Moulin Rouge at the Hirschfeld and then Jagged Little Pill in the Fall on Broadway. His Broadway lighting designs include: American Psycho (Tony nomination, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, and Henry Hewes Award), The Humans (Tony nomination, Drama Desk Award), The Nap, Little Foxes, Present Laughter, Casa Valentina, A Night with Janis Joplin (NAACP Theatre Award), Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, The Other Place, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Hewes Nomination, OCC Nomination).
Off Broadway work includes Joan of Arc: Into the Fire, Here Lies Love,(Public, Drama Desk for HLL); Vietgone,(MTC); Pretty Filthy,(Civilians); Mr. Burns, a Post Electric Play,(Playwrights); Odyssey, A Winter's Tale,(Publicworks); Venus at Signature Theater; Unnatural Acts,(Classic Stage Company, Lucille Lortel Award).
Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Lighting Design in 2014.

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