Scott C. Parker: has been a freelance lighting designer for over 30 years and is currently the Director of Event Lighting for IMS Technology Services. Scott produces the annual Stage Lighting Super Saturday workshop in New York City, co-founded with the infamous Sonny Sonnenfeld in 2005. Scott served as Chair for the USITT NY Area Section and is active at the annual USITT national conferences. Rutgers, Temple, Columbus State, Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, Pace, City Tech, City College, Edward R. Murrow School, and Berkeley Carroll School have all enjoyed, or put up with, his teaching.
Mr. Parker has been a lighting/sound/scenic designer, Equity stage manager and technical director in New York for over three decades. Mr. Parker’s credits include Radio City Music Hall, the Lincoln Center Institute, Gene Frankle Theater, The Public, John Houseman Theater, American Place, Town Hall and other theaters from Boston to Nashville to Nebraska. Mr. Parker has worked as a TV News Cameraman with work appearing locally on all New York City News programs. Work has also been seen nationally and internationally on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, TNN, CNBC, overseas television and GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 48 HOURS and REGIS PHILBIN. Parker is a member of AEA and USA829. He has a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Theatrical Design & Technology from Brooklyn College and has studied design at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, The Studio School of Stage Design, The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and at Bennington College, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree.