ABOUT

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KAYLIN GESS

Kaylin Gess is a 2nd year MFA candidate in Lighting Design at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. Gess was previously a Charlotte-based Lighting Designer, Scenic Designer, and Scenic Painter who worked as the Assistant Technical Director at Davidson College, her alma mater from 2017-2020. Professional design credits include: River and Rail Theatre, Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, Jobsite Theatre, Hat Trick Theatre, Patel Conservatory, M.A.D. Theatre of Tampa, and Davidson College. Kaylin holds a B.A. in Theatre from Davidson College. 

RESUME

AWARDS

Won 1st Place Lighting Design Award at SETC for Blood at the Root 2022

Won 1st Place Lighting Design Award at SETC for Among the Dead 2021

Nominated for a Theatre Tampa Bay Award for Outstanding Lighting Design for Inventing Van Gogh 2014

         

Nominated for a Broadway World Review Award for Best Scenic Design for The Rocky Horror Show 2014

Nominated for a Broadway World Review Award for Best Lighting Design for Inventing Van Gogh 2014

Nominated for a Broadway World Review Award for Best Lighting Design for Annapurna 2015