Carolina Ortiz Herrera

Carolina Ortiz Herrera is a Mexican-born and New York-based Lighting Designer for theater, opera, and dance.
Broadway: Good Night, Oscar (Belasco Theatre); Regional: American Mariachi (Alley Theatre); Born with Teeth (Guthrie & Alley Theatre); Good Night, Oscar (Goodman Theatre); Native Gardens (Dallas Theatre Center); Everything Rises (BAM & Royce Hall); 4000 Miles, Doubt, A Parable (Westport Country Playhouse); I & You (Bristol Riverside Theatre); Macbeth, Until the Flood (Merrimack Theatre Repertory); All’s Well That Ends Well (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); American Mariachi (Arizona Theatre Company), The Railroad Children (Northern Stage); Seven Guitars (Yale Repertory Theatre). Other theatre: Hedda Gabler & Winter’s Tale (Bedlam Theatre Company); Yellowman, an Audelco Awards Best Lighting Design Nominee (Billie Holiday Theatre); She Persisted (Atlantic Theatre Company); Sweeney Todd (Yale Dramat); Titus Andronicus, Women Beware Women, and The Skin of Our Teeth (Yale University Theatre). Dance & Opera: I as Another (BAC); Florencia en el Amazonas (Shubert Theatre); The Silent Lyre (Lighten Theatre); Trouble in Tahiti (New Jersey University); and The Cunning Little Vixen (Opera Theatre of Yale). Carolina is the Lighting Director for Calpulli Mexican Dance Company, and she worked as a Lighting Supervisor for the Santa Fe Opera for three consecutive seasons. She was featured on the 2nd Annual “Women to Watch List” from the Broadway Women’s Fund.
She is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829. Education: MFA, Yale School of Drama.
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