KELLY MARTIN is a lighting designer and associate based in New York City. He has lit productions with numerous theatre, opera, and dance organizations, including the Slovak National Theatre, Boston Early Music Festival, Virginia Opera, Pick Up Performance Co, The Joyce Theater, New York Theatre Ballet, Opera North, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Bang Group, Co•Lab Dance, Duncan Lyle Dance, Suffolk University, and MIT. He frequently works with designers both in the city and regionally. He is a proud member of United Scenic Artists Local 829 and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Lighting Design from Boston University.
Interim Assistant Lighting Director at New York City Ballet.
Associate lighting design for BZZZ at The Joyce Theater.
Lighting design for John-Frederick Lampe's THE DRAGON OF WANTLEY as part of Boston Early Music Festival's chamber opera series.
Touring performances at The Kennedy Center of LaTasha Barnes' THE JAZZ CONTINUUM, celebrating the history of music and dance from across the Black diaspora.
Lighting design for Gioachino Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE for Virginia Opera.
Assistant lighting design for A WONDERFUL WORLD, a new musical about the life and loves of Louis Armstrong.
Touring performances of SWING OUT, a lindy hop swing dance work produced by The Joyce Theater.
Lighting design for Henry Desmarest's CIRCÉ, Boston Early Music Festival's 2023 centerpiece opera at the Majestic Theatre in Boston.
Lighting design for remounted tours of Francesca Caccini's ALCINA, of Boston Early Music Festival's chamber opera series.
Lighting design for Gaetano Donizetti's MARIA STUARDA for the Slovak National Theatre.