Caroline has over 15 years of experience in theatre and live events, specializing in lighting design and controls, in addition to 5 years of lighting design for themed entertainment. Caroline obtained their MFA in Theatre Design and Technology from San Diego University in 2018. During their studies, they also worked for the local leading manufacturers representative as a specifier and theatrical systems designer. Upon graduating, Caroline went to work for Walt Disney Imagineering in Burbank, CA, specializing in lighting design, controls, and parkwide systems, until going freelance in 2019.
Outside of permanent installation work, Caroline has worked a lighting and projections designer and associate designer throughout the United States and internationally. They have worked in theatre, live events, dance, and opera at a multitude of venues, including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Princess Cruise Lines, BlizzCon, Comic-Con, The Old Globe, Cygnet Theatre, Hawai’i Education of the Arts, and numerous others.
Caroline at a lighting console
Conceptual renderings of theme park area development Caroline designed the lighting for as senior designer through Miziker Entertainment.
Caroline at the D23 reveal of Avengers Campus
What first sparked your love of theatre or performing arts?
Seeing The Nutcracker at the San Francisco Ballet when I was 5. We were in the absolute nosebleeds and could barely see the stage, but that magic Christmas tree changed my life. I also distinctly remember watching a terrible stage version of The Giver in fourth grade, and leaving the venue going "I could make something better than that, who do I talk to about that projection design!?"