Jaymi Lee Smith

Jaymi Lee Smith

Lighting Designer, The Taming of the Shrew; Two Trains Running

Other theatres: Off-Broadway: A Moon for the Misbegotten (Pearl Theatre Company). Regional: Topdog/Underdog (South Coast Repertory); Les Misérables, Stones in His Pockets, Hamlet, The 39 Steps, The Glass Menagerie (Utah Shakespeare Festival); Uncle Vanya, The Dazzle, Absolution (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); Smart Cookie (Alliance Theatre); God and Country, Homeland Security, Anna in the Tropics (Victory Gardens Theater); The Haunting of Winchester, Splitting Infinity (San Jose Repertory Theatre); Glengarry, Glen Ross (Milwaukee Repertory Theater); Among the Thugs, Anna in the Tropics (Goodman Theatre); Our Town, Just One Thing, Carousel (Madison Repertory Theatre); Red Herring, Blue/Orange, Permanent Collection (Northlight Theatre); Frankie and Johnnie at the Claire de Lune (Hartford Stage); The Wiz (Dallas Theater Center); Moonlight and Magnolias (Clarence Brown Theatre); Orlando, Mary Stuart (Court Theatre); Mauritius (Pasadena Playhouse). International: Shanghai International Experimental Theatre Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Galway Arts Festival. 

Other credits: Associate professor, University of California, Irvine. 

Awards: 2003 Michael Merritt Emerging Designer Award, 2010 Joseph Jefferson Award (Mary’s Wedding), five additional Jeff nominations. StageSceneLA Award (Futura and Smudge), Backstage Garland Award (The Book of Liz).

Education: BFA, DePaul University.