Artist Bio

Justin Townsend

(Bio as of April 2016)

Justin Townsend’s Broadway credits include American Psycho, The Humans, Casa Valentina, A Night With Janis Joplin, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and SpikeThe Other Place and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Off-Broadway credits include Here Lies Love (Drama Desk Award and Lucille Lortel Award) and Juan and John  at The Public Theater; A Winter’s Tale and Odyssey at Public Works; Pretty Filthy  with The Civilians; A Man’s a Man, Galileo and Unnatural Acts at Classic Stage Company; Mr. Burns, a Post Electric Play (Henry Hewes Award) and Milk Like Sugar at Playwrights Horizons; Luck of the Irish and On The Levee at Lincoln Center Theater; Opus at Primary Stages; Beauty on the Vine and Palace of the End at Epic Theatre; Invisible Thread and Lips Together, Teeth Apart  at Second Stage. Regional credits include work with Arden Theatre Company, Alliance Theatre, American Repertory Theatre, Bard Summerscape, Boston Court, Center Stage, Cincinnati Play House, Cleveland Playhouse, Folger Shakespeare, Hartford Stage, Huntington Theatre Company, Center Theatre Group, Intiman Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, The Old Globe, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Playmakers Repertory and Portland Center Stage. Mr. Townsend received an Obie Award in 2014 for sustained excellence in lighting design. He is an assistant professor at Brooklyn College.