Jorge Arroyo

Jorge Arroyo (Lighting Designer) is a freelance Lighting Designer based in the New York area and has worked in a variety of disciplines, ranging from theater, dance, corporate events, concerts, and television. His work has been seen at venues such as The Apollo Theater, Carnegie Hall, The Public Theater, Westport Country Playhouse, TheatreSquared, The People’s Light and Theatre Company, and others. He has previously served as the Resident Lighting Designer for Dreamcatcher Repertory Theater, Calpulli Mexican Dance Company, and Luna Stage. He has created designs for over 50 shows at both the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and Jazz at Lincoln Center for artists such as Alicia Keys, Bill Cosby, Gabriel Iglesias, the Wayans Brothers, the Chieftains, BeBe and CeCe Winans, Paquito D’Rivera, Phoebe Snow, Stanley Jordan, Kenny Garrett, Jackie Mason, and others. He has also worked with choreographer Stacey Tookey, three-time Emmy nominee for her choreography on FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance, on her production of Moments Defined in both New York and California. In 2004 he was selected by Lighting Dimensions Magazine for feature in an article on “designers to watch” and has co-authored the last three versions of the Lightwright manual and tutorial, the industry standard software for tracking lighting paperwork. Jorge received his MFA from New York University and is currently the Assistant Professor of Lighting Design at Boston University and is a member of USA Local 829.