Reza Behjat is a New York based lighting designer. He began his career in Iran – where he was born and raised – working with some of the prominent directors on various productions for several years. In 2014, he moved to New York City to pursue his MFA degree in Lighting Design at New York University where he was offered full ride for three years. Off-Broadway: Hamlet (Sheen Center, nominated for Henry Hewes Design Award). Off-Off-Broadway: Tear A Root from the Earth (New Ohio Theater), Alkestis (Connelly Theater), Fall River (Penguin Rep. Theater), The Glass Menagerie (University of Scranton), The Winter’s Tale (NYU), I Wasn’t Going to… (NYU), The Little Black Fish (Down Art Center). MFA: Lighting Design at NYU Tisch school of the Arts, MA: Theater Directing at Art University of Tehran, Iran.