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Jerold Forsyth

Resident Lighting Designer

 

Biography

JEROLD R. FORSYTH is a theatrical lighting designer and consultant. In terms of production lighting, Mr. Forsyth has designed well over 300 productions to date. Philadelphia area credits include designs for: The Wilma Theatre, Villanova University Theatre, The Walnut Street Theatre, Amaryllis Theatre Company, Arden Theatre Company, Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, The Simpatico Theatre Project, Interact Theatre Company, The American Music Theatre Festival, People's Light & Theatre Company, Philadelphia Festival Theatre for New Plays, Venture Theatre, and The Philadelphia Drama Guild.

Additional east coast credits include: The Kennedy Center, The New York Shakespeare Festival, Lincoln Center Theatre, The York Theatre Company, The Village Theatre Company, The Vineyard Playhouse, and Opera Ebony--New York.

Design awards include thirteen nominations and two Barrymore Awards for Outstanding Lighting Design. Mr. Forsyth has also twice received "Most Notable Lighting Design" citations from The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Mr. Forsyth has consulted on theatrical lighting systems for: Delaware County Community College, Pennsylvania Institute of Technology, The Wilma Theatre, and The Playground at the Adrienne. In addition, Mr. Forsyth designed a unique art gallery lighting system for the Bethlehem House Contemporary Art Gallery.