School of Theatre, Television and Film

MFA, Design & Technical Theatre - Alumni

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Alumni from the MFA Design program continue on to pursue many different applications of their emphases. These talented individuals represent SDSU in education, freelance design, corporate entertainment, and at some of the country’s most prestigious theatres and performance venues. Below are lists of our selected graduate alumni in the areas of costume, lighting, and scenic design (please click each link to expand).

Costume Design Alumni

Lighting Design Alumni

  • Ann Archbold
    • Professor and Chair, Theatre Drama Head of MFA Lighting Design Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Madison, Wisconsin
  • Michelle Caron
  • Craig Dettmen
    • Assistant Professor Light and Sound Design, University of Southern Mississippi; Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Maureen Hanratty Berry
  • Ashley Johnstone
  • Tal Janowitz
    • LEE Filters USA; Los Angeles, California
  • Jonathan Martin
    • Showtec Principle Designer; Poway, California
  • Lynda Montgomery
    • Principal Show Lighting Designer, Walt Disney Imagineering; Anaheim, California
  • Michael Paolini
    • Lighting Designer, Nautilus Entertainment Design; San Diego, California
  • Travis Richardson

Scenic Design Alumni