Anne achieved her BFA degree in Theatre Design: Lighting from Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois, and her MFA degree in Lighting Design from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. While pursuing her thesis research, Anne interned at the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden and the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith in London, England, as well as the Opéra de Lyon in Lyon, France in order to analyze the comparison between American, British, and European lighting design practices and technologies. In addition, Anne is the the author of The Assistant Lighting Designer's Toolkit and 3D Printing Basics for Entertainment Design.
Currently, Anne is the Head of Lighting Design at San Diego State University.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Associate/Assistant Lighting Design
3D Printing and Scanning / 3D Fabrication
Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality for theatrical design