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Jennifer Schriever ’04

Based in New York City, Jennifer Schriever ’04 is an accomplished lighting designer whose experience includes work on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and opera productions.


Lackawanna Blues (Samuel J. Friedman Theatre), Grand Horizons (Second Stage, Helen Hayes Theater), What the Constitution Means to Me (Second Stage, Helen Hayes Theater), Lifespan of a Fact (Studio 54), Eclipsed (Golden Theater), and John Leguizamo’s Ghetto Klown (Lyceum Theater and for HBO).


Power Strip (LCT 3), A Strange Loop (Playwrights Horizons), Superhero (Second Stage), Thom Pain, Night is a Room (Signature), Collective Rage, School Girls…. (MCC), Usual Girls, Bobbie Clearly, On the Exhale (Roundabout), Dan Cody’s Yacht, In the Body of the World (Manhattan Theatre Club); The Amateurs (Vineyard);Strange Interlude (Transport Group), The Moors (Playwrights Realm), Eclipsed, ToasT, and A Second Chance (The Public).


Ipehgenia (Tour); Pearl Fishers (Metropolitan Opera); Die Fledermaus (Metropolitan Opera); La Traviata, Faust, A Midsummer Nights Dream (Mariinsky, Russia) and Pearl Fishers (ENO, London).

Schriever currently serves as a lecturer in the Theatre Design/Technology program.

Awards / Residencies

Tony Awards


Nomination: Best Lighting of a Play

Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman


Nomination: Best Lighting Design of a Musical

A Strange Loop

Obie Awards


Winner for Sustained Excellence in Lighting Design

Special Citation, Creative Team and Ensemble of A Strange Loop

Golden Mask Awards (Russian)


Lighting Design of Britten’s Midsummer at the Mariinksy Theatre in Saint Petersburg