Jean-Yves Tessier

Lighting Design California

Jean-Yves Tessier

Lighting Design Toronto

Jean-Yves Tessier

Lighting Design Entertainment

Jean-Yves Tessier

Lighting Design Opera

Jean-Yves Tessier

Lighting Design Drama

Jean-Yves Tessier

Lighting Design Events

Jean-Yves Tessier

lighting design

Lighting Designs

Crystal Cruises (based in Los Angeles, CA): I Write The Songs, latest production show aboard the Crystal Symphony.

3D Theatricals (Fullerton, CA): Hairspray, directed by TJ Dawson; Avenue Q, directed by TJ Dawson; Wizard of Oz, directed by Shauna Markey; Altar Boyz, directed by Troy Magino.

McCoy-Rigby Entertainment (La Mirada/Riverside CA): Ring of Fire, directed by Jason Edwards; Smokey Joe’s Cafe, directed by Jeffrey Polk.

Moonlight Amphitheater (Vista, CA): Sweeney Todd, directed by Steve Glaudini; Fiddler On The Roof, directed by Kathy Brombacher; Hairspray, directed by Steve Glaudini; Dreamgirls, directed by John Vaughan.

Cabrillo Musical Theatre (Thousand Oaks, CA): Once Upon a Mattress, (set and lighting) directed by Richard Israel; White Christmas, directed by Todd Neison; Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, directed by Troy Magino; Singin’ in the Rain, directed by Larry Raben (*2008 Ovation Award Nominee – Lighting Design, Large Theatre)

Musical Theatre West (Long Beach, CA): Summer of Love, (World Premiere) directed by Roger Bean; Sweeney Todd, directed by Calvin Remsberg; Meet Me In St. Louis, directed by Richard Isreal; Little Shop of Horrors directed by Steve Glaudini; The Wizard of Oz, directed by Shauna Markey; All Shook Up, directed by Steve Glaudini; The Pajama Game, directed by Steve Glaudini; Altar Boyz, directed by Troy Magino; Thoroughly Modern Millie, directed by Troy Magino.

ToC Productions (Winter Park, FL): Menopause the Musical, directed by Kathryn Conte, choreography by Patty Bender.  Over 70 productions including: Laguna Playhouse (Laguna Beach, CA); Shaw Theatre (London, UK); Lyceum Theatre (San Diego, CA); Martz Jupiter Theatre (Jupiter, FL); John D. Archbold Theatre (Syracuse, NY); Asolo Repertory Theatre (Sarasota, FL); O’Shaughnassy Theater (St. Paul, MN); Theatre 39 (San Francisco, CA); Gem Theatre (Detroit, MI); Coronet Theatre (Los Angeles, CA); Bhyam Theatre (Pittsburgh, PA) and The Majestic Theatre (Dallas, TX).

GFour Productions (Boca Raton, FL): Menopause the Musical, directed by Michael Larsen.  Openings: Hippodrome Theatre (Baltimore, MD); Panasonic Theatre (Toronto, Ont.); A Contemporary Theatre (Seattle, WA); Long Wharf Theatre (New Haven, CT); Dolores Winningstad Theatre (Portland, OR); Respect: a Musical Journey directed by David Arisco.  Openings: 14th Street Playhouse (Atlanta, GA); Hanna Theatre (Cleveland, OH); Stuart Street Playhouse (Boston, MA).

Ensemble Theatre Company (Santa Barbara, CA): The Housewives of Mannheim, directed by SuzAnne Barabas; Loot, directed by Jonathan Fox; In The Continuum, directed by Saundra McCLain.

Performance Riverside (Riverside, CA): Chicago, directed by Matt Nieve; South Pacific, directed by Roger Castellano; Seussical, directed by Roger Castellano; Annie Get Your Gun, directed by John Vaughan; West Side Story, directed by Gary Krinke; Man of La Mancha, directed by Gary Krinke; Will Rogers Follies, directed by John Vaughan; Dreamgirls, directed by John Vaughan; Evita, directed by John Vaughan.

Pomona College (Claremont, CA): The Dragon, directed by Betty Bernhard; The Liar, directed by Leonard Votko.

Lewis Family Playhouse (Rancho Cucamonga, CA): Sweeney Todd, directed by Gary Krinke; Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, directed by John Lalonde; The Secret Garden, directed by John Lalonde. 

Center Stage (Pasadena, CA): Seussical, directed by Allison Hooper; Honk!, directed by Keely Milliken; Beauty and the Beast, directed by Keely Milliken.

Bald Ego Productions (Toronto, Canada): Three Penny Epic Cabaret directed by Adam Nashman; To Damasacus, directed by Adam Nashman.

GraceNote Productions (Los Angeles, CA): live concert designer for Christine Oliver and Nico Adams.

Riverside College (Riverside, CA): The Crucible, directed  by David Nelson; Spring Awakening, directed by Jodi Julian; Equus, directed by Gary Krinke; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed  by David Nelson; Spring 2009 Concert, various choreographers; Kinetic  Dance 2009, various choreographers.

Entertainment Events (New York, NY): Maybe Baby It’s You, directed by Peter Webb.

Vanguard Theatre (Orange, CA): Picasso at the Lapin Agile, directed by Wade Williamson; Noises Off, directed by Wade Williamson.

Arabesque Dance Theatre (Toronto, Canada): Exotica Perse, choreographed by Yasmina Ramzy.

Resident Lighting Designer for Candlelight Pavilion (Claremont, CA), Performance Riverside (Riverside, CA) and National Lighting Designer for Menopause the Musical.

Related Work

Harbourfront Center (Toronto, Canada): Technical Director, 1995 – 1997

Multi-venue entertainment facility with 1500 seat outdoor concert stage, 300 seat proscenium theatre and 3 multi-use configurable venues.

Supervised 18 person lighting and sound technical crew.

Princess Cruises Inc. (Los Angeles, CA): Production Manager, 1997 – 2000

Design and program work on Wholehog and ETC consoles.

Operational equipment included Cyberlight, VariLite, Martin, High End and ShowMotion.

Supervised 10 person lighting, pyrotechnics and sound crew.