John Torres (b.1979) is a New York based lighting designer working in Theatre, Dance, Motion and Print.

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Garrincha: A Street Opera - SESC Sao Paolo, Brazil
Lucinda Childs Dance Company: A Portrait Evening - Royce Hall, Los Angeles


Veremonda L'Amazzone Di Aragona / Spoleto Festival USA
Taylor Mac A 24-Decade History of Popular Music 1900's-1950's / New York Live Arts
Lucinda Childs Company - Available Light / Walt Disney Concert Hall

Martha Graham Dance Company / At Summer's Full Vail International Dance Festival
Trisha Brown Dance Company / Son of Gone 'Fishin / New York Live Arts
La Traviata  / Opera de Montpellier
Cheek to Cheek Live! Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett / Rose Theatre New York
Rhinoceros / National Theatre Craiova, Romania
Idomeneo  / Opera de Montpellier

Three Cases Choreographer: Jonah Bokaer / Le Volcan Le Havre
Paradisical Rites Director: Ryan Mitchell / On the Boards Seattle
Lady Gaga Video Portraits Director: Robert Wilson/Musee du Louvre Paris
Orfeo et Eurydice Director: Chiara Muti / Opera de Montpellier Montpellier
The Sunshine Kid is Beautiful Director: Noah Khoshbin / Musee du Louvre Paris

Curtain Choreographer:Jonah Bokaer/ Jacob’s Pillow
Astral Converted Choreographer: Trisha Brown/ Park Avenue Armory
Refuse the Hour Director: William Kentridge/ Holland Festival
On the Beach Director: Robert Wilson/Baryshnikov Arts Center

Trisha Brown Dance Company - Toss /Theatre National de Chaillot, Paris
Ballet Idaho Artistic Director: Peter Anastos Morrison Center Boise
NFAA Young Arts Director: Heidi Marshall Baryshnikov Arts Center New York
Watermill Quintet Director: Robert Wilson Guggenheim Museum New York


Einstein on the Beach
Associate Lighting Designer, 2012-2015 World Tour
Director: Robert Wilson
Select Engagements:
Le Corum, Montpellier
Barbican Centre, London
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn
Victorian Arts Center, Melbourne
Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles

Trisha Brown Dance Company
Director of Production/Associate Designer - August 2008 – March 2011
Artistic Director: Trisha Brown
Selected Engagements:
Dansens Hus, Stockholm, 2011
Panorama, Rio De Janerio, 2010
Festival D’Aix en Provence, 2010
Athens Festival, 2008, 2010
Centre Pompidou, Paris 2008
Hebbel Theatre, Berlin 2008
Saitama Arts Foundation, Tokyo 2006
Palais Garnier, Paris Opera 2006
Montpellier Danse 2007
Dance Umbrella, London 2005, 2007, 2010

Shen Wei Dance Arts
Director of Production/Lighting Director, October 2004 – August 2008
Artistic Director: Shen Wei
Select Engagements:
New Zealand International Arts Festival, 2008
Het Musiektheatre Amsterdam, Netherlands 2007
Lincoln Center Festival, New York 2007
Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles 2007
Hong Kong Arts Festival 2006
MODAFE, Seoul, Korea 2006
Kennedy Center, Washington D.C. 2005