DAN WEINGARTEN Lighting Design
(818) 400-0867 / www.danweingarten.com / dan@danweingarten.com

Teaching Experience

Professor, Loyola Marymount University, Theater Arts and Dance Dept. 2004 to present:
Teaching classes in lighting design, stage management and other technical theater topics
Visiting Professor , Loyola Marymount University, Theater Arts and Dance Dept. 2002 to 2004
Adjunct Professor, Loyola Marymount University, Theater Arts and Dance Dept. 2001 to 2002

Venue Lighting Design

Consulting Designer for the Boston Court Performing Arts Center, Pasadena - 2002 to 2004
Responsible for working with the theater’s arcitechts to ensure that, when finished, the facility contained
dynamic and flexible spaces ripe with possibilities, complete with the tools that would create an enviroment
in which LA’s best theater designers would be eager to collaborate on small theater productions.

Lighting Design for Theme Park

Lighting Director, Theatrical Operations Unit, Universal Studios, Hollywood - 2007 to present
Responsible for ensuring that the original lighting designer’s artistic vision is maintained at shows.

Lighting Design for Opera

Nixon in China_____________________________________Long Beach Opera, Terrace Theater, Long Beach, CA
Peter Pawlik, Director - Opened March 2010

Good Soldier Schweik _______________________________Long Beach Opera, Center Theater, Long Beach, CA
Barnum Hall, Santa Monica, CA
Ken Roht, Director - Opened January 2010

Emperor of Atlantis & The Clever One ____________Long Beach Opera, The hull of the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA
Andreas Mitisek, Director. Opened June 2009
Motezuma Long Beach Opera, Center Theater, Long Beach, CA
Barnum Hall, Santa Monica, CA
David Schweitzer, Director - Opened March 2009

The Cunning Little Vixen_____________________________ Long Beach Opera, Center Theater, Long Beach, CA
Ken Cazan, Director - Opened January 2009

The Diary of Anne Frank________________Long Beach Opera, Underground parking lot of Sinai Temple, Los Angeles
Underground parking garage of Long Beach City Hall, Long Beach, CA
Andreas Mitisek, Director - Opened April 2008

Orpheus & Euridice _____________________________Long Beach Opera, Belmont Olympic Pool, Long Beach, CA
Andreas Mitisek, Director - Opened January 2008, Remounted May 2010

Winterreise________________________________________ Long Beach Opera, Center Theater, Long Beach, CA
Andreas Mitisek, Director. Opened May 2007

Lighting Design for Theater

BRLHDF: The Nibelungen ___________________Collision Theory, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA
Aaron Henny, Director - Opened June 2010

Jawbone of an Ass ________________________________Circle X Theater Co, The Lillian Theater, Hollywood, CA
Jim Anzide, Director - Opened May 2010

Wirehead __________________________________The Echo Theater Company, Stage 52 Theater, Los Angeles CA
Larry Biderman, Director - Opened January 2010

2009 Ovation Awards ________ Los Angeles Stage Alliance, Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Redondo Beach, CA
Dan Friedman, Director - January 2010

Slasher ____________________________________________________The Zephyr Theater, Hollywood, CA
Lee Sankowich, Director - Opened October 2009

Stranger____________________ _________________________________Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Keythe Farley, Director - Opened June 2009 LA Drama Critics Circle Nominated Design

Man of La Mancha________________________Winged Lion Productions, The Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach, CA
La Canada Presbyterian Church, La Canada, CA
Valerie Mayhew, Director - Opened April 2009

Does He Know _____________________________Triumvirate Pi Theater Company, The Electric Lodge, Venice, CA
Leslie Grey, Director - Opened February 2009

Two Trains Running ______________________________The Ebony Rep, Nate Holden Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Israel Hicks, Director - Opened October 2008
Ovation Award Nomination, Best Lighting Design (Large Theater)
Ovation Award Winner, Best Production of a Play (Large Theater)

Adramalech’s Monologue_______________________________________ Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Josh Moyse, Director - Opened September 2008

Opa!_____________________________________ Double Play Connections, Bleeker Street Theater, New York, NY
Spiro Venloudos, Director - Opened August 2008

The Last Seder _______________________Ensemble Studio Theater Company, Greenway Court Theater, Los Angeles
Joseph Megel, Director - Opened June 2008

Pippin _________________________________________East West Players, HD Hwang Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Tim Dang, Director - Opened May 2008

Compleat Female Stage Beauty ________________________Rogue Machine, Theatre/Theater, Los Angeles, CA
John Perin Flynn Director - Opened April 2008

Alice Sit by the Fire__________________________________________ Pacific Resident Theater, Venice, CA
Joe Olivieri, Director - Opened December 2007

Seven Santas _________________________The Open Fist Theater Company, The Open Fist Theater, Hollywood, CA
Darin Anthony, Director - Opened Dec 6, 2007

Two Rooms _____________________________Santa Barbara Theater Company Lobero Theater, Santa Barbara, CA
Asaad Kelada, Director - Opened September 2007

Catch the Fish ____________________________________________The New School Theater, New York, NY
Kristin Hanggi, Director - Opened August 2007 New York Fringe Festival winning play

Orestes Remembered __________________________Ghost Road Theater Co, Fools Fury Fest., San Francisco, CA
Katharine Noon, Director - Opened March 2007

Street Angel Diaries _____________________________Zebulon Projects, Theater at Boston Court, Pasadena, CA
Darin Anthony, Director - Opened December 2006

Visiting Mr. Green _________________________Ensemble Theater Company, Alhecama Theater, Santa Barbara, CA
Jonathan Fox, Director - Opened November 2006

2006 Ovation Awards ________________________Los Angeles Stage Alliance, Orpheum Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Mark Seldis, Director - November 2006

Orestes Remembered ____________________________Ghost Road Theater Company, The Getty Villa, Malibu, CA
Fools Fury Festival, San Francisco, CA
The Strub Theater, Loyola Marymount University, Westchester, CA,
The Powerhouse Theater, Santa Monica, CA
Katharine Noon, Director - Opened March 2007, Remounted February 2009

Rock of Ages __________________________Prospect Pictures Productions, Ren Mar Studios, Stage 6, Hollywood, CA
Vanguard Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Flamingo Casino, Main Showroom, Las Vegas, NV
Kristin Hanggi, Director - Opened January 2006, moved March 2006, Remounted June 2006

Touch the Names _________________________Ensemble Theater Company, Alhecama Theater, Santa Barbara, CA
Randal Mylar, Director - Opened March 2006

The 2005 Ovation Awards _______________The Los Angeles Stage Alliance, The Orpheum Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Mark Seldis, Director - November 2005

Nina Variations _______________________________The Company Rep, Deaf West Theater, North Hollywood, CA
Hope Alexander, Director - Opened January 2005

A Lovely Sunday for Creve Cour Questa ________Ensemble Theater Company, Alhecama Theater, Santa Barbara, CA
Robert Grande Weiss, Director - Opened March 2005
The Court Theater, West Hollywood, CA
Joe Ciccaci, Director – Opened April 2005

The Last Flapper __________________________Ensemble Theater Company, Alhecama Theater, Santa Barbara, CA
Michael Rothaar, Director - Opened May 2005

The Four Dervishes ________________________Ghost Road Theater Company, LA Theater Center, Los Angeles, CA
Katharine Noon, Director - Opened October 2005

Mikes Incredible Indian Adventure__________________________ Los Angeles Theater Center, Los Angeles, CA
Nancy Keystone, Director - Opened October 2005

Godspell__________________________________________ Winged Lion Productions, Southern California Tour
Valerie Mayhew, Director - Opened April 2005

Bold Girls _____________________________________________The Matrix Theater Company, Hollywood, CA
Lisa James, Director - Opened October 2004

Dealing With Clare ______________________________________The Matrix Theater Company, Hollywood, CA
Andrew Robinson, Director - Opened October 2004

The Real Thing______________________________ The Ensemble Theater, Alhecama Theater, Santa Barbara, CA
Asaad Kelada, Director - Opened October 2004

Romeo and Juliet __________________________The Theater at Boston Court., Boston Court Theater, Pasadena, CA
Michael Michetti, Director - Opened September 2003

Ying Zhang, in Concert _____________________New West Symophny Orchestra, The Kodak Theater, Hollywood, CA
Boris Brott, conductor - Opened August 2002

Avalon _________________________________________Myo Productions, The Doolittle Theater, Hollywood, CA
Josie Walsh, Director - Opened June 2002

Jesus Christ Superstar _______________________________Winged Lion Productions, Southern California Tour
Valerie Mayhew, Director - Opened March, 2002

Emma’s Child _____________________________________________The Odyssey Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Meryl Friedman, Director - Opened November 2001

In Flegrante Gothecto _________________________Circle X Theater, The McCadden Place Theater, Hollywood, CA
Jillian Armenante, Director - Opened August 2000 LA Drama Critics Circle Nominated Design

Blood Sugar ______________________________________________The Tamerind Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Michael Michetti, Director - Opened May 2000

Against the Glass __________________________________________The Court Theater, West Hollywood, CA
Jennie Sullivan, Director - Opened March 2000

Selected pre-2000 productions:

Crimes of the Heart __________________________________________The Falcon Theater, Toluca Lake, CA
Gary Marshall, Director - Opened November 1999

Anastasia Krupnik ___________________________________________The Falcon Theater, Toluca Lake, CA
Meryl Friedman, Director - Opened October 1999

1999 L.A. Weekly Awards _____________________________The Tom Bradley Theater, LATC, Los Angeles, CA
Michael Bretz, Director - November 1999

1998 American Choreography Awards _________________________Wilshire Ebell Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Shanda Sawyer, Director - April 1998

Nijinski Speaks___________________________________ Harold Clurman Theater, Theater Row, New York, NY
Dom Solinaro, Director - Opened September 1998

The Rover ___________________________The Circle X Theater Company, The Actors Gang Theater, Hollywood, CA
Michael Michetti, Director - Opened July 1998 Garland Award winning design

Great Men of Science Nos 21&22 _________________Circle X Theater Company, The Lost Studio, Los Angeles, CA
Jilllian Arminante, Director - Opened March1998 Ovation nomination, Garland Award, LA Weekly Award

Our Country’s Good __________________________________Pasadena Shakespeare Company, Pasadena, CA
Dana Marley, Director - Opened Sept 1997 Drama-Logue Award winning design

Broadway Bound______________________________________ Group Repertory Theater, North Hollywood, CA
Dom Salinaro, Director - Opened June 1995 Drama-Logue Award winning design

Beauty & The Beast _____________________________American Family Theater, 60 city U.S. Tour. Spring 1994

Lighting Design for Dance (selected credits)

Luminario Ballet 2010 Season ____________________________________The Ford Theater, Hollywood, CA
Claire Trevor Theater, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA
Judith Flex-Halle Artistic Director – Opened August 2010

Luminario Ballet 2009 Season__________________________ Martha B. Knobel Dance Theater, Long Beach CA
El Portal Theater, North Hollywood, CA
Judith Flex-Halle Artistic Director - August 2010

Crust – Hysterica ____________________________________________The Unknown Theater, Hollywood, CA
Kitty Macnamee, Artistic Director – August 2008

X – Hysterica _________________________________________________The Ford Theater, Hollywood, CA
Kitty Macnamee, Artistic Director - August 2008

Victorious – Hysterica________________________________________ The Open Fist Theater, Hollywood, CA
Kitty Macnamee, Artistic Director - August 2008

LA DanceForce ______________________________________1998 - 2004 National Conventions, Anaheim, CA,
Long Beach, CA, and Las Vegas, NV

The Edge Scholarship Show ____________________Edge Performing Arts Center, The Nate Holden Theater, The Montalban Theater, Los Angeles Theater Center, Los Angeles, CA
Bill Prudich and Randy Allaire, Directors - Annually May 1992 to Present

Lighting Design for Corporate Clients

Nike – World Cup Celebration, Montalban Theater, Hollywood, CA - June, 2010
Converse / Paper Magazine “We Love Art”, Montalban Theater, Hollywood, CA - March 2010
Nike – Under the Hood with Manny Paquio, Montalban Theater, Hollywood, CA - September 2009
Nike – Presents Intermillan, Montalban Theater, Hollywood, CA - August 2009
Nike - FC Barcellona, Montalban Theater, Hollywood, CA - July 2009

Joe’s Jeans - Fashion Show Lighting for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Smash Box Studios, Culver
City, CA - July 2003

Line 6 – Tradeshow Booth lighting for NAMM, Anaheim / Los Angeles, CA 1997 – 2008
Line 6 – Tradeshow Booth lighting for Summer NAMM, Nashville, TN 1997 - 2008
Line 6 – Tradeshow Booth lighting for MusikMesse, Frankfurt, Germany – 2000 - 2002

Education

MFA, California Institue of the Arts, Valencia Ca. School of Theater
Major: Design and Produciton, Concentration Lighting Design

BSBA, Drexel University, Philadelphia Pa. College of Business and Administration
Majors: Finance and Management of Information Systems