Jeanette Yew

Projections and Lighting Designer

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Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew is an award-winning NYC based lighting and projection designer. She has designed for theatre, dance, opera, musical and music performances, installations, and now digital performances. NY Times described them as “clever” and “inventive.” This is her second collaboration with Elena Araoz, the first time with White Snake Projects, and her first digital opera. Recent operas: Kamala Sankaram’s Thumbprint (world premiere), HK Gruber’s Gloria – A Pig Tale with Alan Gilbert and Doug Fitch, Schubert’s Fierrabras with Leon Botstein, Gotham Opera’s Orientale, Jonathan Dawe’s Cosi Faran Tutti, Sheila Silver’s The Wooden Sword, Peter Winkler’s Fox Fables with Rhoda Levine, Tarik O’Regan’s The Wanton Sublime and David Cote’s The Companion (both semi-stage premiere), Aaron Siegel’s Brother Brother (world premiere), Handel’s Alcina with Pocket Opera NY, and Mozart’s Don Giovanni with Isabel Milenski. Recipient of the NEA/TCG Career Development Program and Assistant Arts Professor/Head of Lighting Design training with NYU Tisch Drama.