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.