Jonathan W. Bonner
Lighting and Scenic Designer
Jonathan Bonner’s most resent and notable productions include The Nobles Theater Collective's Urinetown: The Musical (Scenic and Lighting Design), Big Love (Scenic Design) and Metamorphoses (Scenic and Lighting Design). Designs also included Then There Were None (Lighting Designer) at the historic Footlight Club which was nominated for a 2010 IRNE award for lighting design and won a 2010 DASH award. Other prior productions include Intimate Apparel (Lighting Designer), Reckless (Lighting & Co-Scenic Designer), Love of the Nightingale (Scenic Design), On the Edge Theater Festival produced by The Theatre Offensive, the Rainbow Tribe Dance Company's Destinations J (lighting designer), 12 Angry Jurors (lighting & set designer), and Alice (lighting designer) a collaboration between Emerson College and Roxbury Community College based on
the Elizabeth Swados’ musical Alice In Concert. Jon’s Lighting Design for Alice was also nominated for a 2002 IRNE Award (Independent Reviewers of New England). Other productions include the 2003 thru 2009 African American Theatre Festivals, Dreaming with an AIDS Patient (Lighting and Set Designer) and The Song of Jacob Zulu (Set and co-Lighting Designer).
Jon is currently the Director of Technical Theatre/Design for the Noble & Greenough School, located in Dedham, MA. The Nobles Theatre Collective (NTC) produces 3 full length production during the academic year, visit www.nobles.edu for more information.
Jon is a graduate of Syracuse University, where he received both a B.S. in Design/ Technical Theatre and a B.S. in Information Studies and Technologies. He is always looking to collaborate on New Projects.