Visiting Assistant Professor
Lighting Design


Kathy Maxwell is a freelance lighting and video designer based in the Twin Cities. She has worked for many theatres in town including Penumbra Theatre, the History Theatre, Park Square, the Jungle Theatre, Mixed Blood, the Children’s Theatre, the Ordway Center and the Guthrie. Kathy received her B.A. in Theatre and Dance from the University of Texas at Austin and her M.F.A. in theatrical lighting and video design from the University of Minnesota. Select design credits include This Bitter Earth, Vietgone, The Curious Incident of the Dog…, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide…, Soldier Songs, All the Way, and The Paper Dreams of Harry Chin.