Jiyoun Chang is a scenic and lighting designer who has worked on many new plays and classics. She cares deeply how characters live in a space and evolve with lights and sound and other visual elements as a story moves on.
Chang is the recipient of the OBIE AWARD special citation in Lighting Design for The World is Round (Ripe Time). New York credits include Ugly Lies The Bone (Roundabout Underground), brownsville song (Lincoln Center Theatre LCT3), Goldberg’s Variation (BAM Next Wave 2013), The Dance and the Railroad (Signature Theatre), Sojourners (Playwrights Realm); T. 1912, Peter and the Wolf (Guggenheim Museum); Light Within (Carnegie Hall). Other credits include Straight White Men (Studio Theatre), The Parchman Hour (Guthrie Theatre), Aubergine (Bekeley Rep), tokyo fish story (Old Globe San Diego), The Unfortunates, Troilus and Cressida (Oregon Shakespeare Festival). MFA in Design, Yale School of Drama. Chang designed sets and lights for Midsummer’s Night Dream at Bennington during spring 2016 and returned as a visiting faculty member for spring 2017.