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W. Alejandro Melendez

Lighting Design, California Institute for the Arts, he/him
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Alejandro Melendez is a first-generation Latiné designer working in theatre, opera, and live events. Recent credits include a disability-affirmative production of A Midsummer Night's Dream for Phamaly Theatre Company at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and the West Coast premiere of Dutch Masters at the Odyssey Theatre. Alejandro is a 2024 USITT Emerging Creative, a 2023 ETC Fred Foster Mentee, a 2023 Wally Russell Lighting Design Intern for LA Opera, was selected for the 2023 Latinx Theatre Commons Colaboratorio and most recently participated in the 2024 Hemsley Lighting Portfolio Review. To connect with Alejandro and see more of his work, find him on Instagram @wamelendez.


Instagram: @wamelendez

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