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Douglas Nelson

Resident Lighting Designer

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Doug Nelson

Douglas Nelson has been resident lighting designer at the Peabody Institute and production manager for the Peabody Opera since 1985. A graduate of Yale University, he has designed for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Jeunesses Musicales in Evian-les Bains (France), the Washington Summer Opera Theatre Company, Opera Delaware, the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, the Young Victorian Theatre Company, and Theatre Hopkins.

He has designed lighting for every Peabody opera production since 1985. Thus, every photograph in the gallery on this site relects his work, including the examples shown below.

directed by Roger Brunyate
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 2001
All pictures: lighting by Douglas Nelson, sets by James Fouchard, photos by Jesse Hellmann
CANDIDE, directed by John Lehmeyer
CANDIDE, directed by John Lehmeyer
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Candide, 2003
Two consecutive scenes in the same set, changed only by lighting.

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