Lighting Designer

Kimberly Purtell

Kimberly is a Toronto-based lighting designer for theatre, opera and dance.  Her designs have been critically acclaimed across Canada, the U.S., the U.K., Prague, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Moscow and Mongolia. She has designed for the Stratford Festival, Shaw Festival, Canadian Stage Company, Soulpepper Theatre, Mirvish Productions, National Arts Centre and the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Pacific Opera Victoria, Opera Philadelphia, Arena Stage in Washington DC,Tapestry Opera, Hamilton Opera, Edmonton Opera, Theatre Calgary, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Citadel Theatre, Place des Arts among many others.  She has also designed productions for the Pan Am Games and the Vancouver and Beijing Cultural Olympiads. 

Kimberly has been nominated for numerous awards for excellence in lighting design and has received three Dora Mavor Moore Awards, the Pauline McGibbon Award, a Montreal English Theatre Award, a Sterling Award, a Toronto Theatre Critics Award and an Ottawa Critics Circle Award.