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Arizona Opera Cast Members & Creatives

Cindy Limauro

Cindy Limauro designs lighting for theatre, opera, dance, and architecture. She is a Design Partner in C & C Lighting and a Professor of Lighting Design at Carnegie Mellon University in the Schools of Drama and Architecture. She was recently given the title of University Professor, the highest designation a faculty member can receive at Carnegie Mellon, given for distinguished international recognition and contributions to education and artistic creativity. She is a member of United Scenic Artists (USA), International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) and was named a Fellow of the Institute by USITT for Outstanding Contribution to the Theatre. She recently designed the world premiere of Savage Winter for Pittsburgh Opera and American Opera at the Brooklyn Academy of Music which received a Knight of Illumination nomination. Past productions with Pittsburgh Opera include Hansel and Gretel, Marriage of Figaro, The Rake’s Progress, Aida, Madama Butterfly, La Traviata, Falstaff, La boheme, Samson & Dalila, The Magic Flute, Tosca, Fidelio, Carmen, and Lucia di Lammermoor. Other professional companies include Baltimore Opera, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Opera Columbus, City Theater, Quantum Theater, Pittsburgh Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet and the world premiere of Dracula Il Musical and Nunsense in Rome. Her design work has been featured in two international exhibits and in numerous magazines and books. Architectural Lighting Design projects include the Gulf Tower, the Koppers building, and the award-winning projects Hunt Library and Randy Pausch Memorial Bridge.


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