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Ted Mather IALD, LC
Managing Principal: New York Studio

By design, Ted Mather’s career resides at the intersection of theatrical, entertainment and architectural lighting. Ted’s dramatic flair and technical expertise merge seamlessly to create striking, dynamic environments and state-of-the-art installations. Ted’s decades of experience—working around the globe—means that his creative vision is balanced with what is truly practical and possible. Mr. Mather’s theatrical pedigree shines through in his architectural practice; his work is brimming with excitement, color and animation.

An accomplished theatrical lighting designer, Ted has transformed the Architainment industry with ground-breaking projects such as The International Spy Museum, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and both the Prow Sculpture & Under The Stars installation at the Time Warner Center in New York City. Ted began his training at the University of Illinois and received his MFA in Stage design from NYU. Before joining forces with Available Light, he was the Principal & President of Ted Mather Lighting Design. Ted is Lighting Certified by the NCQLP, a professional member of the IALD, United Scenic Artists, DLF and IESNA. He has taught and guest lectured for NYU, Drew University and the renowned Broadway Master Class Series.

In progress projects include the World War II Campaign Pavilion, the National Constitution Center, Newport Office Center, Discovery Park of America, Monroe Arts Center, and the College Football Hall of Fame.

Theatrical projects include working as Associate Designer on over 20 Broadway productions including Miss Saigon, Beauty and The Beast, Les Miserables, Chess, Art, Aspects of Love, Oklahoma!, Swan Lake, Equus, and God of Carnage.

Steven Rosen
President & Creative Director
Ted Mather
Managing Principal: New York Studio
Matt Zelkowitz
Assoc. IALD, LC
Managing Principal: Boston Studio
Bill Kadra
Managing Principal: Special Events and Trade Shows
Derek Barnwell
Assoc. IALD
Managing Principal: Raleigh Studio
Rachel Gibney
Managing Associate Principal: Phoenix Studio
Kate Furst
Managing Associate Principal: Los Angeles Studio
Annette LeCompte
Managing Director
John Delfino
Senior Associate
Alex Fabozzi
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Senior Associate
Hamilton E.S. Smith
Assoc. IALD
Senior Associate
Dylan Bomgardner
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Nastassia Ortiz
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Benjamin Wilson
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Lindsay N. Duval
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Senior Designer
Nadia Orcel
Jr. Assoc. IALD
Susan Gochenour
Founding Partner Emeritus
Angela Connery
Office Manager
Paulina Villarroel Cruz
Marketing Manager

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