Stage Lighting and Scenic Design by Terry Cermak

Working primarily in regional theatre, I have served as the Lighting Designer for hundreds of productions (including the world premiere productions of A LESSON BEFORE DYING and FAIR AND TENDER LADIES). I have designed for rotating repertory, tours, concerts, special events, and a short film by the Environmental Protection Agency for public television. As a Production Manager, I have developed and supervised budgets of a few hundred dollars to over half a million. I have created and successfully implemented intricate production schedules of multiple and intersecting projects involving world class artists and union contracts. I have planned tours, concerts, transfers, and facility upgrades.

I am currently Vice President Emeritus of Production and Design with the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, and a founding ensemble member and a scenic and lighting designer with the Lean Ensemble Theatre in Hilton Head Island, SC.


SET AND LIGHTING DESIGNER / FOUNDING MEMBER: Lean Ensemble Theatre (SPT) 2015 - present

VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCTION AND DESIGN: Arts Center of Coastal Carolina (SPT), 2003 - 2014

PRODUCTION MANAGER: The Goodman Theatre (LORT B, C), 2001 - 2003

PRODUCTION MANAGER / LIGHTING DESIGNER: Alabama Shakespeare Festival (LORT C, D), 1991 - 2001

TheatreVirginia (LORT C), 1981 - 1991

LIGHTING DESIGNER: The Western Stage (stock), 1977, 1978, 1979

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR / LIGHTING DESIGNER: California Actors Theatre (LORT C), 1975, 11979 - 1980

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