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Megan Reilly

Megan Reilly

Expert on lighting design, projection design, and other theatrical and performance design areas, immersive technologies, immersive theatre, and ethics of immersive performance.

Assistant Professor, Theatre and Drama School of Education Work: 608-263-4140 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Lighting design for theatre, how lighting assists in storytelling, composition, environment creation and influencing emotion of an audience.
  • Immersive performance, or performance that does away with the "fourth wall" and allows some agency of the audience.
  • Digital media, immersive media, and other new technologies in storytelling and performance, both experimental and commercial.


  • Multiple award-winning lighting designer; has designed over 100 professional shows nationally and internationally.
  • Selected participant in the first San Diego Opera Hack, a gathering of 50 top artists and technologists.
  • Published writer on the ethics of immersive theatre.