Program Faculty

Christopher Kuhl

Christopher Kuhl

Christopher Kuhl is a lighting, scenic, and installation designer for new performance, theatre, dance and opera.  

Recent work includes: Europeras, A Trip to the Moon, Young Caesar, Night and Dreams: Schubert & Beckett (Los Angeles Philharmonic); Halfway to Dawn (David Rousseve /Reality, REDCAT, BAM); Home (BAM, Hong Kong Festival, New Zealand Festival); The Parable of the Sower (Holland Festival, The Public Theater); Dog Days (Los Angeles Opera); The Object Lesson (Edinburgh Festival, BAM, Sydney Festival); The Source (San Francisco Opera, REDCAT, BAM); The Institute of Memory (REDCAT, The Public Theater, T:BA Festival); Straight White Men (Young Jean Lee’s Theatre Company, The Public Theatre, Kaai Theater, Centre Pompidou); The Elephant Room (CTG, St. Ann’s Warehouse); ABACUS (REDCAT, BAM, Sundance Film Festival, EMPAC); Quartier Libres with Nadia Beugré (New York Live Arts, Walker Art Center); Cipher with Samita Sinha (The Kitchen).

He was also the Production Manger and Lighting Director for Ralph Lemon’s How Can You Stay in the House All Day and Not Go Anywhere?  

He has also had the pleasure of making art at the Fusebox Festival, On the Boards, San Fransisco Symphony, Jacob’s Pillow, Carnegie Hall, Santa Fe Opera, The Chocolate Factory, Beijing Music Festival, Queer Zagreb, MAC France, and Santiago a Mil Chile.

Christopher has received two Bessie Awards, two Ovation Awards and a Sherwood, Drammy, and Horton Award. He is originally from New Mexico and a graduate of CalArts.