Emma Deane is a third year MFA candidate in Lighting Design at Yale School of Drama. Prior to arriving at Yale, she was a Chicago-based theatrical designer with a focus in lighting.
Yale School of Drama credits include Reykjavík, YELL: A "DOCUMENTARY" OF MY TIME HERE, Trouble in Mind, shakespeare’s as u like it and Romeo and Juliet. Her Yale Cabaret credits include The Light Fantastic, This Sweet Affliction, Mud, The Guadalupes, WOLF/ALICE and Camille: A Tearjerker. Prior Chicago design credits include The Adventures of Robin Hood, Pinocchio: A Folk Musical & Fog Island (Filament Theatre); Proof, As You Like It (North Park University); The Amish Project, Still (Interrobang Theatre Project); Hitler on the Roof, Hand in Hand & Nothing of Me (Akvavit Theatre); Scarcity, The Seedbed (Redtwist Theatre); The Woman in Black, Nicks & Cuts Salon (Wildclaw); Fight City, Dating & Dragons (The Factory); Buddy Cop 2 (Pavement Group); and associate lighting design on The Nutcracker (The House Theater). Additional credits include work with The Actors Gymnasium, Albany Park Theatre Project, Court Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Victory Gardens, Theatre Seven, Bailiwick Chicago, The Building Stage, Buzz 22, Stage Left, Next Theatre Company, Silk Road Rising and The Gannon Center for Women and Leadership.
Upcoming Design Work
Manahatta by Mary Kathryn Nagle, Directed by Laurie Woolery - Opening January 2020 at Yale Repertory Theatre