Porsche McGovern

Porsche McGovern

Lighting Designer, The Two Gentlemen of Verona

In one season at OSF: 2010 Richard L. Hay Fellow in Lighting Design; Assistant Lighting Designer, Hamlet, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Pride and Prejudice, Well, Ruined, She Loves Me.

Other theatres: Lighting designer: The Light Princess (Institute for Advanced Theater Training, American Repertory Theater); Bureau of Missing Persons (Fourth Street Theater); Ghetto Babylon (59E59 Theatre C); The ABC’s Guide to Getting Famous, Pornography for the People, Relax! Alice (Spookfish Theatre Company); Twelfth Night, or What You Will (OfficeOps Roof); Falsettos (Planet Connections Theatre Festivity); Fat Asses: the Musical (Theatre for the New City); Human Fruit Bowl; The 3rd Gender; Yellow Dress, or what she will; Chalom: A Dream Opera; Parker and Dizzy’s Fabulous Journey to the End of the Rainbow (New York International Fringe Festival. Associate lighting designer: All the Way (Jane Cox, Neil Simon Theatre). Assistant lighting designer: Donald Holder, Christopher Akerlind, Natasha Katz, Deb Sullivan. Moving light tracker: Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark (Donald Holder, Foxwoods Theatre). 

Other credits: Rogue Artist for The Anthropologists. 

Education: MFA, lighting design, CalArts; BA, speech and theatre, St. Lawrence University.