About

Justin A. Partier is a New York City based Lighting Designer and Associate Designer, with experience in Theater, Opera, Dance, and Event Lighting. He currently serves as the Lighting Director for the San Francisco Opera.

His Designs have received many positive reviews:

"...the subtle lighting effects by Justin Partier tone the set to create and match moods."

"...the ensemble in graceful variations of white, which blush warm, then blue, then bold under Justin Partier’s expert lighting."

"The lighting, designed by Justin Partier, enhances the shifts in focus of the loose narrative."

"Justin Partier achieves some almost cinematic effects with his lighting."

".... Justin Partier is responsible for the evocative lighting, and no one dares to venture out after dark."

“A sultry tango achieved with lighting by Justin Partier.”

As an Associate, he has worked on a number of Opera, Broadway, Off-Broadway, Regional, Dance and event productions. His work was featured in Stage Directions Revising the Roadmap in October 2012 and in The Assistant Lighting Designer's Toolkit by Anne E. McMills.

Justin received his Master of Fine Arts in Lighting Design from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ), and is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829.