Lighting Design graduate student Angelina Vyushkova.

Lighting Design graduate student Angelina Vyushkova.

Congratulations to MFA Lighting Design candidate Angelina Vyushkova on receiving Electronic Theatre Controls‘ (ETC) 2013 LDI Student Sponsorship. Now in its 14th year, this program awards exceptional lighting design and stage technology students an all-expense-paid trip to the LDI 2013 trade show, where they will get a behind-the-scenes look at new technology and get to network with industry professionals.

Vyushkova and six other sponsorship recipients are also matched with industry luminaries, who offer individual support, advice and encouragement to the students as they launch their careers. You can learn more about ETC’s 2013 LDI Student Sponsorship recipients here.

Now a CCM graduate student, Vyushkova received a bachelor of fine arts with an emphasis on theatre design and production from Texas Christian University in 2012. Originally from Russia, she earned a diploma from Perm Art College #1 in 2004. Her light designs have been seen on stage at the Hardy and Betty Sanders Theatre, the W.E. Scott Theatre, and Bass Hall in Fort Worth, Texas.

Vyushkova was the lighting and scenic designer for That’s Absurd! at the Edinburg Fringe Festival. Her work has garnered two USITT Awards for Excellence and an award for Excellence in Scenic and Lighting Design through the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

At CCM, Vyushkova was Lighting Designer for this fall’s critically acclaimed production of Singin’ in the Rain. Below, you can view a slideshow of her Lighting Design work on February’s Studio Series production of Bizet’s Le docteur Miracle.

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