Scott C. Parker: Hailing from New York City, Scott has been a freelance designer for over 30 years. He has been co-producing this annual Stage Lighting Super Saturday workshop with partner Sonny Sonnenfeld in New York City since 2005. He has served as Chair for the USITT NY Area Section and is active in the annual USITT national conferences. Teaching positions have included professor of Lighting Design and technology at Columbus State University in Columbus GA; professor of lighting and sound design at the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film; professor of theater technology at Pace University; and teacher of stage design and technology at the Edward R. Murrow School in NYC.
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.