A POSTCARD FROM…BRIAN MACDEVITT, LIGHTING DESIGNER
Name: Brian MacDevitt Occupation: Lighting Designer Brief bio: New York born Brian MacDevitt is a 5 time Tony award winning lighting designer for theatrical productions. He has worked extensively on and off Broadway. He won his first Tony award in 2002 for Into the Woods with his most recent accolade coming for the Book of Mormon in 2011. Brian is also an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland.
Inspiration: Who is your design hero? My mentor Bill Mintzer Getting out of bed:Why do you do it? Love Luck or hard work: How did you get your big break? Both Life: What inspires you? Nature Looking back: What project are you most proud off? Death of a Salesman Relax: Cinema or Couch? Cinema Favourites: Colour, Film, Music and Book? Light blue, Team America, Fleet Foxes, The Road Technology: Apple or android? Apple by default Taking Notes: Handwritten or tablet? Handwritten Dinner: If you could throw a dinner party for any three people, who would they be? Mohamed Ali, Ghandi and my parents Other life: If you were not a lighting designer what you would be? Arsonist I can’t live if living is without? What three things… Sun, Sky, Earth