AARON CURRY is a freelance lighting designer and consultant based out of Austin, Texas. Originally from New Zealand, Aaron is a graduate student at the UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN, and has designed and worked for theaters across the United States. Aaron takes great interest in global cultures, often exploring new lands and seeking inspiration through his interactions with foreign culture. Aaron believes that every story can be told with light, and the desire to share these stories compels him to seek new ways and forms of communicating in this chosen medium.
A student of theatre arts, Aaron continually studies the history of performance and design, and serves as a guest lecturer on both lighting design and theatre history.
Aaron also serves as a production manager, most recently managing the TYA Sin Fronteras Festival, a co-produced 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 has served as a consultant to 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.
Recent credits include *some humans were harmed in the making of this show (En Route Productions), CARMEN, 893 | Ya-ku-za (Generic Ensemble Company), SOUTH PACIFIC (Arizona Broadway Theatre), THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, ENRON, FALL FOR DANCE, the regional premiere of BUILDING THE WALL (UT Theatre and Dance), THE DANUBE, THE MESSENGER, AESOP'S FABLES, LILLY'S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE (Hangar Theatre), LITTLE WOMEN (Butler Opera Center)DAS BARBECÜ, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, URINETOWN, and THE DROWSY CHAPERONE (The Barnstormers). Member, TCG. Member, USITT.