JASON H. THOMPSON designs projections and lighting for opera, dance, theatre, theme parks, commercial, architecture and corporate events. He recently received an LA Drama Critics Circle Award for Vietgone. Jason has also been awarded The Kinetic Lighting Award for outstanding achievement in theatrical design. He also received two Ovation Awards for Chavez Ravine [Projection Design] and Venice [Projection Design].
Select Credits: Broadway: Baby, It's you!. International: Lost Highway (Oper Frankfurt), Die Walkure (Karlsruhe, Germany), Tri Sestri (Vienna State Opera), Tarzan and Frozen Sing A-Long (Shanghai Disneyland). Key Projects: A Trip to the Moon and Young Caesar (LA Phil), Hopscotch and Invisible Cities (The Industry), Cage Songbooks (Carnegie Hall), Chavez Ravine, The Steward of Christendom, Venice, This Beautiful City, Palomino, Throw Me from the Burnpile and Light Me Up (Center Theatre Group), Behavior of Broadus (Sacred Fools), Venice, The Great Immensity (Public Theatre), Cunning Little Vixen (Cleveland Orchestra), Wingman (Ars Nova). Additionally, he has worked at a number of regional theaters including: The Guthrie, KC Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, Signature Theatre in DC, Geffen Playhouse, South Coast Repertory Theatre. He’s also created four video installations for the Petersen Auto Museum in Los Angeles.
Jason is a member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829.
KAITLYN PIETRAS is a projection designer who is dedicated to exploiting and merging the mediums of theatre, architecture, and film into her work. Kaitlyn has received two LA Drama Critics Circle Awards for Vietgone [Video Design] and RII [Video Design] as well as two LA Weekly Award nominations for RII and Slipping [Projection Design]. She has also received a New York Innovative Theatre Award nomination [Outstanding Innovative Design- Projection Design] for her work in The Gin Baby.
Select credits: Regional: Mother Road, Unison, Mojada (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), A Christmas Carol (Kansas City Rep), Smart People (Denver Center for the Performing Arts), Flora & Ulysses and OZ 2.5 (South Coast Repertory), Breaking Through (Pasadena Playhouse), Cuba Libre (Artists Repertory Theatre). Opera: Lost Highway (Oper Frankfurt), A Trip to the Moon, Young Caesar (LA Phil). New York: A Fable (Cherry Lane Theatre), The Gin Baby (IRT Theatre), Do Like the Kids Do, Shiner (IAMA Theatre Co.). Los Angeles: Vietgone (East West Players), The Other Place, The English Bride, Melissa Arctic (Road Theatre Co.), RII (Theatre @ Boston Court), Thieves, Slipping (Rattlestick West).
Kaitlyn is a member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829.