ABOUT

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KAYLIN GESS

Kaylin Gess is a 1st 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: 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

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AWARDS

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