faculty

Jonathan Hicks, M.F.A.

Technical Director
(805) 565-6821

Office Location

Porter Hall 111B

Office Available

By Appointment

Specialization(s)

Technical direction, lighting design, color theory, installation art and performance art.

Biography/Details

Jonathan D. Hicks graduated from Westmont and earned a Master of Fine Arts in lighting design at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He joined the Westmont faculty in 2014 after teaching theatre design and technology at Huntington University for three years. An experimental scenographer and technical director, he designed the lights for the award-winning production of “Hamlet” and traveled with the Lit Moon Theatre Company in 2015 to present it at the Bitola Theatre Festival in Macedonia. In 2016, he returned to Macedonia to develop the lighting design for the world premiere of Lit Moon’s production of “Julius Caesar.” In 2013, he did the production design for a Youth for Christ film, “The Gift of Hope.”