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Za Hughes

Design Experience

2024

  • Forthcoming: Lights: A Wrinkle in Time, Shelby Reinitz, Storybook Theatre, Calgary

2023

  • Lights: Elements Within Us, Maya Findlay,  Sol Express, Toronto Fringe, Toronto

  • Lights: Unfurl: An Exploration in Movement, Marina Robinson Toronto Fringe, Toronto

  • Lights - Cabaret, Evan Builiung, St. Lawerence College, Ten Thousand Island Playhouse, Gananoque

  • Lights - Peter and the Starcatcher, Simon Mallett, Storybook Theatre, Calgary

 

2022

  • Lights -A Scandle for All Seasons, Iain Mogach, Theatre by The Bay, Barrie

  • Lights - Between Root and Bloom,Evangeline Rose Connelly-Miller, CreativeZEST, Toronto Fringe, Toronto

2021

  • Assistant Lights and Projection - Joe Pagnan, Marley's Christmas Carol, Thom Currie, Mangus Theatre, ThunderBay

2019

  • Lights – The Fitting Room, Anna-Marie Anderson, Collectivus Theatre, Victoria

  • Lights – How to Tame a Dog/The Intention of Teeth, Adonis King, Intrepid Theatre, Victoria

 

2018

  • Lights – The Fitting Room, Anna-Marie Anderson, Victoria Fringe

  • Lights - Tell the Hunter, Za Hughes, Phoenix Theatre, Victoria

  • Lights - Bethy and Ernie, Molly Mcdowell- Powlowski, Student Alternative Theatre Company (SATCo), Victoria

 

2017

  • Lights - Antigones: A Movement Performance, Luciana Silvestre-Fernandes, Phoenix Theatre, Victoria

  • Lights - Sound is a Wave, Bisia Belina, Sound Body Studio, Victoria

  • Lights – Antigone, Luciana Silvestre-Fernandes Phoenix Theatre, Victoria

  • Lights – Project Mercury, Collette Habel, Vino Buno, Victoria

Assistant Design Experience

2023

  • Forthcoming: Apprentice Lighting Designer - Michelle Ramsay, Little Shop of Horrors, Rob Kempson, Capitol Theatre, Port Hope

  • Apprentice Lighting Designer - Michelle Ramsay, Beautiful: The Carol King Musical, Ashlie Corcoran, Arts Club, Vancouver

  • Apprentice Lighting Designer - Michelle Ramsay, Prison Dancer, Nina Lee Akino, Citadel Theatre, Edmonton

  • Assistant Lighting Designer - Michelle Ramsay, Martyr, Rob Kempson, ARC Studio, Toronto

 

2021

  • Assistant Lighting and Projection Design - Joe Pagnan, Marley's Christmas Carol, Thom Currie, Mangus Theatre, ThunderBay

Writer Experience 

2022

  • Writer- Ghost Light, MAC Theatre in the Park Project, Mississauga

2018

  • Writer- Tell the Hunter, Undergraduate Pro-forma, Phoenix Theatre, Victoria

 

2017

  • Writer – Naturals, Peek Fest, Intrepid Theatre, Victoria

  • Collaborative Artist - While You Sleep, Vino Buono, Belfry Theatre Incubator Residency, Victoria

 

2016

  • Writer and Performer – “Exploration of the Human Body” Gallery exhibit, City of Victoria with the Youth Poet Laureate, VIA (The University of Victoria), Victoria

2015

  • Co-writer and performer - A Celebration of Shakespeare 400th Death Day, Shakespeare Celebration, Victoria City Hall, Victoria.

 

Director Experience

2022

  • Ghost Light, MAC Theatre in the Park Project, Mississauga

2018

  • Tell the Hunter, Undergraduate Pro Forma, Phoenix Theatre, Victoria

2017

  • O, Come All Ye Faithful, Bragi Theatre, Victoria Fringe

  • Thread Cutters, Student Alternative Theatre Company (SATCo), Victoria

Education and Awards

  • BFA Theatre and Writing (University of Victoria 2018)

  • Talk is Free Theatre - Two Way Mentorship Program(Fall 2021)

  • Jamie Cassels Undergraduate Research Award (2017)

 

Skills

  • Proficient use of Vectorworks Drafting

  • Proficient use of Light Wright Software

  • Competent on ETC Ion, Element, and Express Boards

  • Extensive Experience with new works

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