About Me: Jacob Hughes

Jacob Hughes is a Lighting Designer for Theater, Dance, and Live Events.  

He is originally from Dallas, Texas, and recently earned his MFA in Theatre Design from the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his BFA in Theater Design and Technology from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

Currently Jacob is the Lighting Director with Glass Entertainment Group/ OxeFit in Plano, TX.

He will be designing the lighting for Dangerous Liaison this spring at the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia, PA. Jacob worked at Des Moines Metro Opera as the lighting supervisor/assistant in 2020/2021. He has also assisted at Studio Theatre, Synetic Theatre, Imagination Stage, Theatre3, and WaterTower Theater. He has designed event, ballets, and dances at the Allen Preforming Arts Center and Latino Cultural Center in Dallas, TX. 

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