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Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company - Defy convention

Colin K. Bills

Colin is a Washington, DC-based Lighting Designer. At Woolly Mammoth, he has lit over twenty productions, including Oedipus el Rey, In the Next Room or 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 is a conspirator with the devised theater troupe dog & pony dc, with whom he regularly writes, acts, and designs. He has won three Helen Hayes Awards, for his designs of The Master and Margarita, 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 is a graduate of Dartmouth College. He shares his life with his beautiful wife Rachel and their spirited dog Adler.



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