Five Questions For Joe Levasseur, Lighting Designer

Five Questions For Joe Levasseur, Lighting Designer

  1. As lighting director for the John Jasperse Company, your work has been seen around the US and Europe. Do you specialize in dance lighting, and how do you specifically design it for touring?

    I do a lot of lighting for the downtown dance scene in New York. The productions are often rigorously experimental and intellectual, and the artists tend to be truly vital thinkers. These are not lights-and-tights people, so my plots usually end up being super-specific to the show.

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