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Department of Theatre and Dance

Jason Banks


Assistant Lecturer, Lighting Design - Video/Projection Design - Sound Design


M.F.A. The Ohio State University
B.F.A. University of Florida

Jason is a professional Live Event Designer who comes to the University of Wyoming with an MFA from The Ohio State University, a BFA from the University of Florida and over a decade of professional experience designing lighting, video, and sound for live events. This design experience has been for a variety of formats including dance, theatre, opera, and concerts. Jason has served as lighting director for various festivals with headliners such as Candlebox, Boys II Men, and Smashmouth, and has designed lighting for companies such as Interlochen Center for the Arts, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, and Opera Columbus. As a technician, Jason has worked as a freelance contractor nationally and internationally on a variety of installation and maintenance projects with entertainment companies such as Royal Carribean. Jason has a strong love of teaching and inspiring young aspiring artists in this field and looks forward to sharing his experiences with future students and artistic collaborators.





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