MATTHEW ANTAKY: RESUME

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
Extensive installation, theatrical, scenic, and lighting designs.
Extensive national & international touring.
Vectorworks drafting, Sketch-up, Rendering, and Model Building.

EXPERIENCE:

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS EVENT
Lighting Designer (2009-2017)
Scenic and Lighting Designer (2013)

Opera / Theater:

OPERA PARALLÈLE
Scenic and/or Lighting Designer
                                                                                                                          
"Flight" (2017)                                                                                                                            
"The Light House" (2016)
"Champion" (2016)
"Heart of Darkness" (2015)
"Dead Man Walking" (2015)
"Anya 17" (2014)
"Mahagonny Songspiel" (2014)
"Ainadamar" (2013)
"The Great Gatsby" (2012)
"Four Saints in Three Acts" (2011)
"Orphee" (2011)
"Wozzeck" (2010)
"Young Caesar" (2007)

MUSIC OF REMEMBRANCE
                                                                                                               Scenic and Lighting Designer
                                                                                                               "Out of the Darkness" (2016)

RORK OPERA/MUSIC PROJECT
                                                                                                              Scenic and Lighting Designer
                                                                                                                  "Angel Heart" (2015)

SAN FRANCISCO CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
Lighting Designer

"Don Giovanni" (2016)
    "The Elixir of Love" (2015)

FESTIVAL OPERA COMPANY
Scenic and/or Lighting Designer

"Abduction From the Seraglio" (2016)
"Ariadne Auf Naxos" (2015)
"Otello" (2013)
"La Traviata" (2011)
"Most Happy Fella" (2011)
"Madame Butterfly" (2010)
"Faust" (2009)
"Il Trovatore" (2008)
"Our Town" (2007)
"Don Giovanni" (2006)
"Tosca" (2006)
"Candide" (2005)
"Un Ballo In Maschera" (2005)

COMPOSERS INC.
Scenic and Lighting Designer

"Middle March in Spring" (2015)
"The Dawn Makers" (2009)

HIDDEN VALLEY OPERA
Lighting Designer

"Don Giovanni" (2013)

Z SPACE THEATER
Lighting Designer

"A Round-Heeled Woman" (2010)

OPERA SAN JOSE
Scenic and Lighting Designer
"Barber of Seville" (2006)
Lighting Designer
"Cosi Fan Tutte" (2009)
"The Crucible" (2005)
"Un Ballo In Maschera" (2005)


KRAFTYWORKS PERFORMANCE
Scenic Designer

"Hyper-real" (2010)

UTAH OPERA
Lighting Designer

"La Cenerentola" (2008)

OPERA PACIFIC
Lighting Designer

"La Boheme" (2007)

PRAGUE, CR / UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Scenic and Lighting Designer

"Lorca in a Green Dress" (2007)

KAREN FINLEY
Lighting Designer

"Shut Up and Love Me" (2002)
San Francisco production

CABRILLO MUSIC FESTIVAL
Resident Scenic and Lighting Designer

"Rapunzel" (2003)
"The Photographer" (2003)
"The Tender Land" (2002)
"Mass" (2001)

1993-2000
SHADOWLIGHT PRODUCTIONS
Co-founder - Lighting, Visual, and Technical Designer

"In Xanadu"
"Sida Karia"
"The Wild Party"
"Wayang Listrik"
"The Tempest" at A.C.T.
All Home Season productions and National Touring

Dance:

LISS FAIN DANCE COMPANY
Resident Installation, Scenic, Lighting and Video Designer

Installation / Lighting / Video Designs:
"Tacit Consent" (2016)
"Your Story Was This" (2015)
"A Space Divided" (2015)
"The Imperfect is Our Paradise" (2014)
"After the Light" (2014)
"The Water is Clear and Still" (2012)
"The False and True Are One" (2010)

Proscenium Stage and Lighting Designs:
"How It Ends" (2010)
"Speak of Familiar Things" (2010)
"Out of the Silence" (2009)
"Looking, Looking" (2008)
"At the Time" (2008)
"Crossing" (2008)
"Flood" (2007)
"When Still" (2006)
"Line Between Night and Day" (2006)
"Unknown Land" (2006)
"River" (2006)
"Eclipse of the Soul" (2005)
"Quarry" (2003)
"Frames 1 - 3" projects (1999-2002)
"Sojourn at Alexandria" (1998)
"Crystal Desert" (1997)

ODC DANCE COMPANY
Scenic and Lighting Designer

"Giant" (2016)
"The Invention of Wings" (2015)
"Dead Reckoning" (2015)
"Triangulating Euclid" (2013)
"Breathing Underwater" (2012)
"Cut Out Guy" (2012)
"Listening Last" (2011)
"Labor of Love" (2010)
"Grasslands" (2009)
"A Walk in the Woods" (2008)
"Hunters and Gatherers" (2008)

FLYAWAY PRODUCTIONS
Lighting Designer

"Grace and Delia Are Gone" (2016)
"Needles to Threads" (2015)
"Multiple Mary/Invisible Jane" (2014)
"Niagara Falling" (2012)
"Singing Praises" (2010)
"The Ballad of Polly Ann" (2009)
"The Billboard Project" (2007)
"The Grim Arithmetic of Water" (2006)

2007 - 2016
SJ DANCE CO.
Lighting Designer

All Home Season Repertory

2015
FESTIVAL DEL SOLE - NAPA VALLEY

Lighting Designer
Dance Gala

2012
BAD UNKL SISTA
Lighting Designer

"First Breath/Last Breath"

2009-2011
ZHUKOV DANCE

Lighting Designer
"Dreams Recycled" (2011)
"Shared and Divided" (2010)
"Cinematic" (2010)
"Pioneer Plaques" (2009)

2011
RAWDANCE
Scenic and Lighting Designer

"Hiding in the Spaces Between"

2011
LITTLE SEISMIC DANCE COMPANY - Katie Faulkner
Scenic and Lighting Designer

"Beasts"

IMAGERY - Amy Seiwert
"White Noise" (2010)
"Static" (2009)

LI CHIAO-PING DANCE
Lighting Designer

"Home Season" (2011)
"Evolution" (2010)
"Women Dancing" (2009)
"Venous Flow" (2007)

2009
OKLAHOMA CITY BALLET
Scenic and Lighting Designer

"Finding/Almost"

2008
NATIONAL BALLET OF PERU
Lighting Designer

"Las Viscitudes"

ROBERT MOSES KIN DANCE COMPANY
Lighting Designer

"Helen" (2012)
"The Cinderella Principle" (2010)
Home Season (2008)

CHITRESH DAS DANCE COMPANY
Resident Scenic and Lighting Designer

"Darbar" (2012)
"India Jazz Suites" (2005)
"Sampurnam" (2004)
"East as Center" (2003)
"Pancha Jati" (2002)
"Sadhana" (2000)

1999-2011
CAMINOS FLAMENCOS
Resident Lighting Designer

All Home Season Repertory

SMUIN BALLET
Scenic and Lighting Designer

"Objects of Curiosity" (2007)

MARK FOEHRINGER DANCE PROJECT/SF
Scenic and Lighting Designer

"In Fugue" (2008)
"enterlazo" (2008)
"Bitter Fruit" (2007)
"Duetto's" (2006)
"Diadorim" (2005)

2008
NEW WORLD FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
Lighting Designer

Irvine, CA

1997-2011
FELLOW TRAVELERS PERFORMANCE GROUP
Lighting Designer

All Home Season Repertory

1993-2007
STEPHEN PELTON DANCE THEATER
Resident Scenic & Lighting Designer

"The Bosom of Abraham" (2007)
"Harm's Way" (2005)
"The Hurdy Gurdy Man" (2003)
"September for Sale" (2003)
"Not Here" (2002)
"Animal Acts" (2000)
"America's Songbook" (1996)
"Waltzs for the Day Room" (1993)

1999-2003
LILY CAI DANCE COMPANY
Resident Scenic and Lighting Designer

"String Calligraphy"
"Southern Girl"
"She"
"Begin From Here"
"Bamboo Girl"
All Home Season Repertory and National Touring

1993- 2002
LA TANIA FLAMENCO DANCE CO.
Resident Scenic and Lighting Designer

“Passage of the Muse” (2002)
“Abrazo" (2001)
All Home Season Repertory
All national and international Touring

Music:

 2013 - 2015
RORK MUSIC/OPERA PROJECT
Scenic and Lighting Designer

“Angel Heart”

 2013 / 2017
JENNIFER BEREZAN
Scenic, Lighting and Video Designer

“Songs For All Beings”

 2012
SAN FRANCISCO LYRIC OPERA
Lighting and Video Designer

“The Little Match Girl Passion”

 UTAH SYMPHONY
Lighting Designer

“MASS” (2009)
 “8 Songs for a Mad King” (2007)
“Bluebeards Castle” (2006)

 2007
NEW CENTURY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Lighting Designer

“Rewind”

 OAKLAND EASTBAY SYMPHONY
Lighting Designer

“Enchanted Forest” (2010)
“Show Boat” (2009)
“Follies” (2008)
“Porgy and Bess” (2007)
“Mass” (2005)

 2000 - 2012
SAN FRANCISCO WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL
Resident Scenic & Lighting Designer

All festival stage, lighting and Video designs

 2004
PROMUSICA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Scenic & Lighting Designer

“Mass” 
Southern Theater, Columbus, OH

2003
DALLAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Scenic & Lighting Designer

“Mass”
Dallas Symphony Hall

 2002
ST. LUKES ORCHESTRA AND THE COLLEGIATE CHORALE
Lighting Designer

“Mass” 
Carnegie Hall

Additional Design Experience:

A Traveling Jewish Theater, New Pickle Circus, Word for Word, and Hangman Theater.
Lines Contemporary Ballet, Joe Goode Performance Group, Diablo Ballet, and Janice Garrett Dancers.

Awards:

 “Isadora Duncan Award”
Nine-time nominee and four-time recipient for Outstanding Visual Design

 Assistant design positions:
Rick Goodwin (corporate, industrial and installation design)
Scenic Design Assistant (1996 – 1998):

Craig Miller (Dance and Opera design)
Lighting Design assistant (1991 – 1993):

Education:
1981 - 1983
Ventura College, Ventura, CA
Fine Arts and Theater Arts

1984 - 1985
San Francisco State University
Fine Arts and Theater Arts Design