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Sarah Hughey

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Salem Campus

Theatre Dept. Guest Artist
900 State St
Salem  OR  97301


Lighting Designer, Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again., Spring 2020.
Guest Lecturer, Spring 2018

Sarah Hughey is a lighting designer living in Portland, originally from southwest Missouri. She has spent much of her career in Chicago, designing lighting for productions at Writers Theatre, Steppenwolf, Lookingglass, Northlight, Victory Gardens, About Face, Steep Theatre, Court Theatre, Chicago Children's Theatre, and A Red Orchid Theatre, among many others. Nationally, Ms. Hughey has designed at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Portland Center Stage, Asolo Repertory, Guthrie Theatre, City Theatre in Pittsburgh, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, St. Louis Black Repertory, and others.

Ms. Hughey holds an MFA in Stage Design from Northwestern University, and a BA in Theatre from Missouri State. She was an adjunct professor and guest mentor in the MFA Design program at Northwestern University from 2009-2016. She has also taught lighting design at Columbia College Chicago and North Central College in Naperville, IL. She was the Visiting Instructor of Lighting Design at Willamette University in Fall 2017. You can see her work at

Willamette University


M. Lee Pelton Theatre
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.