Matthew Duran (Assistant Lighting Designer, BFA3) is a Lighting Designer originally from Orange County, CA. Matt's approach to design begins with the purpose light has to a performance. The power that light has to propel the story and immerse the audience is at the core of his designs. He uses color to paint the stage and bring to life the story. His work has been seen at Cal Arts in the Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance, The Black and White studio, Permanent Set, Graduation Courtyard, and more.