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Faculty Profile

Yi-Tai Chung

Theatre & Film
INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LIGHTING DESIGN
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110 Isom Hall
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-5816
Joined UM: August 6, 2018

Brief Bio

Yi-Tai Chung is an artist working with light. Chung has designed lighting for classical and new plays, musicals, opera, dance, and commercial events throughout Taiwan and the United States for ten years. Momentum, his recent dance lighting design presented by Dance Repertory Theatre, won the Austin Critics Table Award for Best Dance Ensemble in 2017. His previous lighting design at the Butler Opera Center for the opera Dialogues of the Carmelites was selected for the World Stage Design 2017 Exhibition. To further his artistic expression, he also practices photography. He has documented over 30 theatre productions. His photographs have appeared at many portfolio showcases and in Theatre Design & Technology Journal. Chung grew up in Taipei, Taiwan. He received his MFA in Design and Technology at the University of Texas at Austin. His thesis project, Visualizing Invisible Cities, investigates how content in stories inspires and translates into different art forms including writing, photography, installation, and lighting design.

Degrees

MFA
Theatre
The University of Texas at Austin/Austin, Texas (2017)