Michael McGee

Michael McGee, NYU/Tisch

Michael McGee is a trans*everything lighting designer and theater maker.

Recent lighting design work includes: Describe the Night, a new play by Rajiv Joseph directed by Giovanna Sardelli (NYU Tisch), The Hour of the Star adapted and directed by Dara Malina (Columbia Stages), Too Many Lenas 3: Let them Eat Cake for the Carol Simmons Pop Up Collective (Ars Nova, The New Ohio), The Diary of Anne Frank directed by Cat Miller (Oberlin Summer Theater), Festen directed by Anouk Kemp (Columbia Stages), continued work as the resident lighting designer for the inimitable Salty Brine’s Spectacular Living Record Collection Cabaret, as well as co-designing the lighting for Early Plays at St. Ann’s Warehouse (dir. Richard Maxwell, Henry Hewes Award Nomination, with Aaron Deyo).

As a founding member of the performance company GRANDMA, they have collaboratively designed and devised several evening length works, including the newest Make People Part 1. They have performed as one of the Blanches in Dara Malina’s Blanche in a Box for Chashama.

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Too Many Lenas 3: Let Them Eat Cake | Michael McGee

Too Many Lenas 3: Let Them Eat Cake
The Caroll Simmons Pop Up Collective
Scenic Design – Blake Palmer
Costume Design – Stephanie Levin

Festen | Michael McGee

Directed by – Anouk Kemp
Scenic Design – Derek Miller
Sound Design – Christopher Murrah
Costume Design – Elaine Carberry and Anouk Kemp

The Hour of the Star | Michael McGee

The Hour of the Star
Directed by – Dara Malina
Dramaturgy – Jolene Noelle
Scenic Design- Blake Palmer
Sound Design – Nolan Lem
Costume Design- Holly Rihn
Video Design – Justin Drobinski

Describe the Night | Michael McGee

Describe the Night
A New Play by – Rajiv Joseph
Directed by – Giovanna Sardelli
Scenic Design – Brendan Boston
Costume Design – Michelle Roy
Sound Design – Daniel Kluger