Bruce Steinberg is excited to join National Sawdust as its Resident Lighting Designer. His designs have been seen in venues ranging from a Soho laundromat to Italian concert halls — and even an occasional theatre. New York, selected: The Maids’ The Maids (Kathryn Hamilton, Sister Sylvester), Feeder (José Zayas, terraNOVA/HERE Arts Center), Men Go Down (John Janke, 3LD), Les Mamelles de Tirésias (Emma Griffin, The Juilliard School), and Art of Memory (Tanya Calamoneri, 3LD). Regional: Moby Dick—Rehearsed(Jonathan Rosenberg, Bard College), Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (Daniel Fish, University of Rochester). International: Sounds(Paola Prestini, VisionIntoArt). He received his MFA from New York University’s TSOA, Department of Design for Stage & Film.
Bruce was also a founding board member of Salem Art Works, a new art colony and sculpture park, where he lit Mark di Suvero’s For Euler (1997) and Double Tetrahedron (2004) for July 4th 2005 and 2006. Other visual art installations include Keren Cytter’s Mysterious Serious (2009) at X-Initiative. As terraNOVA Collective’s Resident Lighting Designer, Bruce collaborated on their soloNOVAfestival from 2007 thru 2009 and was awarded the New York Innovative Theater’s Outstanding Lighting Design Award for his work on Kate McGovern’s Blue Before Morning.
Continuing collaborations with Paola Prestini and VisionIntoArt; gallery and performance lighting for Happy Lucky No. 1; as a Core Member of Superhero Clubhouse; and continued development of work new and old with Kathryn Hamilton and Sister Sylvester.
Bruce currently lives and works in New York City. For more, visit www.BruceSteinbergLD.com.