EDUCATIONBFA, Theatre Technical Production & Design, York University '00
Gavin McDonald has been a lighting designer and production manager for theatre, dance, music, exhibitions, events and opera for 20 years, working with companies across Canada, including Canadian Stage, the Stratford Festival, the Canadian Opera Company, Citadel Theatre, Young People’s Theatre, MOonhORsE Dance Theatre, Ross Petty Productions, Peggy Baker Dance Projects, Countermeasure, the Ontario Science Centre, Luminato, Nuit Blanche, and the Classical Theatre Project. He has toured across Canada, the United States, and adventured into the UK. Gavin was also a Production Coordinator at Harbourfront Centre for eight years before joining York University’s contract faculty in 2018. In 2019 he was appointed an assistant professor in lighting and media design in York University’s Department of Theatre.
Gavin is a member of the Associated Designers of Canada and a representative for York University with the Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology.
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