Mark Stanley

Mark Stanley is Resident Lighting Designer for New York City Ballet, where he has designed over 200 premieres for their repertory, including works for Peter Martins, Susan Stroman, Christopher Wheeldon, Alexei Ratmansky, Justin Peck, Benjamin Millepied, William Forsythe, Mauro Bigonzetti, Ulysses Dove, and others. In addition, he has designed for Kevin O’Day, Susan Marshall, David Gordon, Doug Varone, Tim Rushton, Nicolo Fonte, Lynn Taylor Corbett, Mauricio Wainrot, Lar Lubovitch, Laura Dean, and numerous ballet companies across Europe and the United States. Mark previously served as resident designer for the New York City Opera, lighting over 20 new productions for the resident and touring companies. He has designed plays for the Kennedy Center, Huntington Theatre Company, Long Wharf, The Ordway, The Goodspeed , and Off-Broadway companies. His designs have been seen nationally on PBS for Live From Lincoln Center and Great Performances. Mark is also on the board of directors of the Gilbert Hemsley Lighting Programs and is author of The Color of Light Workbook. Professor Stanley has served as a full-time faculty member of the College of Fine Arts at Boston University since 2004.

Information as of 2023