Marika Kent

Lighting and Theatre Designer

Marika Kent is a New York City based Lighting Designer of new and classic plays, musical theater, opera, dance, experimental theater, puppetry and site-specific performance. This is her second collaboration with Nick Lehane, after Chimpanzee at HERE Arts Center. Currently in development: Gizhibaa Giizhig | Revolving Sky (All My Relations Collective), Reconstruction (The TEAM, dir.s Rachel Chavkin and Zhailon Levingston), and The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Portland Center Stage). Select recent projects: School Girls, or the African Mean Girls Play (PCS), The Straights (JACK), Jazz Singer (Abrons Arts Center), 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (ACT of CT), No Child; Memphis; Peter and the Starcatcher (Cape Fear Regional Theater), Ajijaak on Turtle Island (IBEX Puppetry, The New Victory), Roan @ The Gates (Luna Stage), Perp; Abigail’s Party (The Barrow Group), Generation NYZ; Alaxsxa/Alaska; Beyond Sacred (Ping Chong + Co), Skinnamarink or The Peanut Butter Show; Now is the Time… (Little Lord), How To Hamlet;You on the Moors Now (Theater Reconstruction Ensemble), Albert Herring; The Snow Maiden (Manhattan School of Music Opera) She; No Words; Rhapsody in K (Ariel Rivka Dance). Proud member of Wingspace Theatrical Design, and Core Collaborator of All My Relations Collective. Portfolio: www.marikakent.com