Colin K. Bills

Colin K. Bills is a Washington, DC, based Lighting Designer. As an Associate Artist with the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, he has lit over twenty productions, including The Vibrator Play, Gruesome Playground Injuries, Clybourne Park, Antebellum, Boom, Stunning, Dead Man's Cell Phone, and The Clean House. His designs have been seen at The Berkshire Theater Festival, CENTERSTAGE, Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Didactic Theatre, Everyman Theatre, Forum Theatre, Imagination Stage, Intiman Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Maryland Stage, Metro Stage, Olney Theatre Center, Round House Theatre, The Smithsonian Institution, Signature Theatre, Studio Theatre, Synetic Theatre, Theatre for the First Amendment, Theater J, Tsunami Theatre, Vermont's Northern Stage, the Washington Revels, and The Williamstown Theatre Festival. Mr. Bills has won two Helen Hayes Awards, for his designs of Angels in America: Millennium Approaches and Dead Man's Cell Phone. He is a 2009 recipient of a Princess Grace Fellowship in Theater and was a TCG/NEA Career Development Grant Finalist. Mr. Bills has taught design at American University and as a visiting designer has worked with students at Dartmouth College, George Washington University, and Loyola College of Baltimore. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College.

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Class: 
1998
Lighting Designer
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