Amiya M. Brown, MFA

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MFA, Theatrical Lighting Design

Assistant Teaching Professor

Building/Room: FINR 218

Amiya Brown CV (PDF)


Amiya Brown is a Lighting and Scenic Designer, Educator, and Visual Artist based in Seattle, WA. She holds a Master’s Degree in Theatrical Lighting Design from the University of Washington and currently teaches Theatrical Design at Seattle University. Designing nationally and internationally for Theatre, Dance, and, Music, Amiya specializes in site-specific, generative performance. Her work has been presented by The Baryshnikov Arts Center, New York Live Arts, The Joyce SOHO (NYC), The Kasser Theatre (Montclair, NJ), On the Boards (Seattle, WA), The Moore (Seattle, WA), REDCAT (Los Angeles, CA), Yerba Buena Cultural Arts Center (San Francisco, CA), The Guthrie Theatre (Minneapolis, MN), The Kohler Arts Center (Sheboygan, WI), Maui Center for the Arts (Maui, HI) Miami Light Project (Miami, FL), The Della Nuova Danza Roma (Rome, Italy), and Theatre Le Quai (Angers, France) among others. She received a Gypsy Rose Lee Award in 2012 for her work on The Skriker (Janet Findley Production) and designed lights for Pat Graney's Bessie award-winning production Girl Gods. In 2019, she was awarded the Gregory Award for Outstanding Lighting Design for her work on Village Theater’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.