Biographies: Peter Jakubowski

Peter Jakubowski is an Assistant Professor Production/Design specialist for the Department of Dance at University of Nevada, Los Vegas. Peter holds a BA in theater from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an MFA in Design from Temple University with an additional concentration in Design for Dance.

He is both a union lighting and scenic designer IATSE USA 829. His work has been awarded the ARTIE award for best lighting design, and he has been nominated five times for the F. Otto Haas Award, as well as recognized by both the Philadelphia Citypaper and the Philadelphia Inquirer for "Excellence in Design".

His designs have been seen in over 30 states as well as abroad. He was honored to be the Lighting Designer in the Camden Cultural Heritage Museum display of Theatre Design as Art.

Theatres he has designed for include North Shore Music Theater, Massachusetts, The Prince Music Theatre and the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, The Lenape Reginald Performing Arts Center in New Jersey and the Maine State Music Theatre.

He serves as Resident Designer and Production Manager for Jeanne Ruddy Dance, the Koresh Dance Company and the Snowy Range Dance Festival. He has work in the repertoire of the Peter Pucci Plus Dancers, Alban Elved Dance Company, and the Colorado Ballet, to name a few.