COLLEEN ALBRECHT

LIGHTING DESIGNER & PHOTOGRAPHER

Colleen Albrecht is a lighting designer and photographer living in Avon Lake, Ohio.  She has designed for Cleveland area companies such as convergence-continuum, Great Lakes Theater in collaboration with Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Cleveland Opera, Playhouse Square, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland Institute of Music, Beck Center, The Fine Arts Association, Heights Youth Theatre, True North Cultural Arts, Magnificat, Baldwin Wallace University, and Karamu House.

As resident designer at PCPA Pacific Conservatory Theatre on California’s central coast, she designed The Chalk CircleThe Man Who Came to DinnerKiss Me KateUrinetownThe Sound of MusicOthello, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

She has also designed the All City Musical productions of Bring It On, The Wiz, Kiss Me Kate, Memphis, Rent, Aida, FootlooseBubbling Brown SugarFameA Decade of Dreams, and Dreamgirls in collaboration with Cleveland Metropolitan School District.

Ms. Albrecht has taught lighting design and technology at Kent State University, PCPA, Lake Erie College, Tri-C West, and area high schools.  She obtained her BFA in production design and technology from Ohio University and her MFA in lighting design from the University of California, Irvine.