Karyn Lawrence is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Theatre Arts and Dance Departments. She earned a B.A. in Drama and a B.A. in Psychology & Social Behavior from the University of California, Irvine in 2009. She earned her Master of Fine Arts Degree in Lighting Design from the University of California, Irvine in 2012. Karyn is a theatrical and entertainment lighting designer. Selected regional/local theater credits include Center Theatre Group, South Coast Repertory, La Mirada Theater, East West Players, Ebony Repertory Theatre, Boston Court Pasadena, The Pasadena Playhouse, International City Theatre, Antaeus Theatre Company, and Arizona Broadway Theatre. She is the resident lighting designer for the New Swan Shakespeare Festival in Orange County. In addition to lighting for the stage, she is Radiance Lightworks’ lead architectural lighting designer for Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood. Her work has also been seen internationally in Italy, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Romania.