For two decades Barry Steele has created designs for opera, dance, and music productions worldwide. Notable engagements include San Francisco Opera Center, Lucinda Childs Dance Company, Ballet Stars of Moscow, Nantes Opera, and Carnegie Hall. New operas such as Vincent and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat as well as rarities like The Fall of the House of Usher and La Voix Humaine complement his considerable list of standard opera repertory gained from designing over one hundred productions as Resident Lighting Designer for Sarasota Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, and New Jersey Opera. Since 1989, Mr. Steele has lit dance in all styles for a diverse range of dance groups including ODC Dance Company, Anna Sokolow’s Players’ Project, and Paco Peña’s Flamenco Theater. He currently acts as Production Designer for Battery Dance Company, supervising all productions domestic and foreign.