Pablo Santiago

Lighting Designer

Pablo Santiago is originally from Chiapas, México, and designs for theater, opera, dance, and gallery work. Regional theaters: Destiny of Desire, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Goodman Theatre, South Coast Repertory, Arena Stage; Valley of the Heart, Zoot Suit, Mark Taper Forum; I Am My Own Wife, Laguna Playhouse; Time Alone, Dementia, A Mexican Trilogy, Los Angeles Theatre Center; Good Grief, Citizen, Kirk Douglas Theatre; The Cake, Skeleton Crew, Geffen Playhouse. Opera: Breaking the Waves, Perelman Theater, NYU Skirball Center; Pelléas et Mélisande, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; On the Town, Das Klagende Lied, Boris Godunov, Soundbox with San Francisco Symphony, Davies Hall; Threepenny Opera, Boston Lyric Opera; Place, Brooklyn Academy of Music; Proving Up, Opera Omaha, Miller Theatre, New York; Prism, LA Opera, BMP; Ne Quittez Pas: A Reimagined La Voix Humaine, OperaPhila/O18 Festival. Other: Distant Vision—Live Cinema, directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Awards: Richard Sherwood Award (2017), Stage Raw Award (2015), Ovation Award nomination (2019, 2018, 2014), Stage Raw nomination (2018), L.A. Weekly Award (2014). Film: please visit his page. Education: MFA, Lighting Design, UCLA.