S. Ryan Schmidt
(Lighting Design) S. Ryan Schmidt is a New York based lighting designer. She has been working professionally in and around the city since 1997. Her New York City credits include The Mystery Plays (Second Stage, Mcginn/Cazale), Port Authority Throwdown (The Working Theater), Critical Darling (The New Group), The Job (WPA), The Abudction Project (HERE), Suzuki (GermanTheater Abroad), and Chamber Dance Company. Regional Credits include Iron Kisses (The Geva Theater), Love for Three Oranges (The Playgrouond Theater), King Lear (Yale Reperatory Theater), A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Rivals (Hudson Valleyy Shakespear). Most recently she designed the world premier of The Glass Heart for the Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet in St. Petersburg, Russia. In 2004 she was awarded teh Connecticut Critics Circle Award for her work on The Mystery Plays at the Yale Reperatory Theater. She has an M.F.A in lighting design from Yale School of Drama, and a B.F.A in theater from New York University.