Dennis Dugan

LIGHTING DESIGNER – TECHNICAL COORDINATOR

Biography

Dennis has been working with GroundWorks DanceTheater since its inception.  Currently, he also works with Ballet Met, Ballet Theater of Ohio, Canton Ballet, Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet, Verb Ballet, Ingenuity Festival, the Heinz Poll Dance Festival and The University of Akron.  His fascination with light began in the 70’s at Ohio University.  It has led him to work in all forms of live performance in theater and dance venues from New York to Los Angeles and all the states in between.  Although dance is his favorite performance art, Dennis also enjoys exploring sculpture, photography and lighting public art.  Dennis is a Board Member of Ohio Dance, a membership and service organization serving the dance community of Ohio.  He was a recipient of the Ohio Dance Award for outstanding contributions to dance in Ohio in 1997.