Jesse Baldridge has worked with the Luminario Ballet, S.O.S. Entertainment, and also assisted with productions at the Los Angeles Opera. He’s been mentored by professional Lighting Designer and Head of the CalArts Lighting Program Anne Militello, and worked with directors including Travis Preston, Nataki Garrett, and Zoe Aja Moore.
He has designed for experimental theatre, music performances, art installations, and worked on immersive projects outside of live entertainment such as architecture, public art, and themeparks. He’s gone on tour internationally with CalArts productions at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014, and Clayton Productions Ecuador Tour 2012.
He holds an MFA in Design at the California Institute of the Arts and a Bachelor’s in Arts in Theatre from Brigham Young University.
In his spare time he enjoys ballroom dancing and has competed in the DanceSport Championships.