AARON CURRY is a freelance production manager, lighting designer and consultant based out of San Francisco, California. Originally from New Zealand, Aaron holds an MFA in Lighting Design from the UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN and has designed and worked for theaters across the United States. Aaron’s designs genre and scope, from black box plays to full-scale operas and everything in between.
As a production manager, Aaron was integral in the development and presentation of the TYA Sin Fronteras Festival, a co-produced Latinx international theatre for young audiences festival between the University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance and the HowlRound Latinx Theatre Commons. Aaron also spearheaded a number of projects with the Department of Theatre and Dance, establishing new procedures and archival processes for design delivery and the management and production of the annual graduate showcase.
As a consultant, Aaron specializes in the development, recommendation, and design of theatrical infrastructure, including lighting systems and positions, theatrical rigging, and lighting design development. Of note, Aaron also collaborated with a team of consultants for the City of Evansville in their development of cultural districts to revitalize and invigorate the city's arts and culture sectors. He was also a member of the first academic panel on gender parity in the American Theatre at his undergraduate alma mater, the UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE.
When not in the theater, Aaron enjoys traveling, cooking and baking a mean pavlova, and taking in the world around him.
Aaron is a proud supporter and member of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) and the Theatre Communications Group (TCG).
For a complete list of work experience, check out his resume of CV below.