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Kent Barrett

Lighting Designer, Technical Instructor


Kent Barrett is a multi-discplinary theatrical designer and artist who has developed a wide ranging body of work and established a national and international presence on the performance scene. A prolific technologist, Kent's works have been seen in New York City and Internationally with The Wooster Group, The Public Theater, The Brooklyn Lyceum, and Lincoln Center among others. He works regularly throughout the country as a designer for numerous performing arts institutions including Florida's storied Hippodrome State Theater, the Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater and Dallas Shakespeare. In addition to his work in theater, dance and performance, Kent has also collaborated widely with the architectural lighting firm L.D.S.E.A.L.