A peek behind the curtain of Sangre & Arena… Stephen Petrilli, lighting designer, talks about the artful use of light to bring dance to life on the stage.
Stephen Petrilli (Lighting Designer) has several shows for Anabella Lenzu DanceDrama. He has also designed for Pilobolus Dance Theatre, HT Chen & Dancers, Noche Flamenca, Kun Yang Lin/Dancers, Shapiro & Smith Dance, Ailey II, Nathan Trice/Rituals and The Kevin Wynn Collection. Musical performances Stephen has designed include Mos Def at BAM and several shows for Bang on a Can and the New York Guitar Festival. Theatre credits include work for The Pearl Theatre Company, National Asian-American Theatre Company, and The Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival in his hometown of Pittsburgh. Stephen also spent five years touring as the Lighting/Sound Supervisor for Pilobolus. He has a nine year old son, Liam, and they have a really great cat named Chynno.