Anne E. McMills

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Associate Professor
Head of Lighting Design

School of Theatre, Television, and Film
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA, 92182
Office: DA 215

Anne E. McMills’ lighting career extends across the many facets of the lighting world—from theatre (including Broadway and the West End) to television and theme parks to architectural lighting, corporate industrials, concerts, cruise ships, award shows, dance, and opera. In addition to designing her own work, Anne has assisted many Tony Award-winning Broadway designers, mounting productions throughout the world. Anne is a proud member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829, as well as the author of The Assistant Lighting Designer's Toolkit ( and 3D Printing Basics for Entertainment Design ( Anne is the Head of Lighting Design for the MFA in Design and Technology at San Diego State University.

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