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at the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign allowed what we were able to
accomplish at Krannert Center and was
the result of hundreds, if not thousands, of
people all moving forward in one positive
wave with a willingness to change.
Brant Thomas Murray is the
chair of the Lighting Design
and Technology Program for
the Department of Theatre at
the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign, and is the playwright of
Pesta and the Boatman for Folxtales. He has
more than 25 years of experience as a lighting
designer, educator, production manager, and
consultant. Murray's theatrical design work
spans almost every genre, including theatre,
dance, musicals, opera, concerts, live events,
architectural, television, and fashion. Murray is
the resident designer for Peridance
Contemporary Dance Company (New York
City) under the direction of Igal Perry, and the
resident designer for Bodiography Contemporary
Ballet Company (Pittsburgh) under the
direction of Maria Caruso, a senior designer for
C & C Lighting (Pittsburgh), and has been an
associate artist with Ping Chong + Company

(New York City) and a designer for IMCD
Lighting (New York City). Prior to the
pandemic, he went on an international tour
with Peridance to Italy, Israel, and Germany,
and collaborated with Martha Graham Dance
Company to recreate the lighting for " Steps in
the Street " from Chronicle and Buglisi Dance
Theatre to recreate the lighting for Threshold.
For almost 10 years, Murray held senior level
management positions at Lincoln Center for the
Performing Arts as a technical supervisor and
designer for Lincoln Center Education, and
then as the production manager for the David
Rubinstein Atrium. Murray received his MFA
in lighting design from the Carnegie Mellon
School of Drama, and his BS in architecture
(drama Minor) from the University of
Virginia School of Architecture. He is a member
of United Scenic Artists Local USA 829.

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