Briana Pattillo

About Me

Bri is an international theatre artist and maker, working primarily as a Lighting Designer for themed entertainment and performance. 

Bri designed “Fatwa! The Musical”, starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, for HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm”. CalArts Center for New Performance productions include "Try/Step/Trip" and "Rueda" (Havana, Cuba). Bri has designed for Angels Vocal Arts, Padua Playwrights, Chase What Flies, Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, Diagnostic Theatre Company, 2Cents Theatre Group, The Los Angeles Ballet Academy, Rubicon Theatre Company, and Prospect House Entertainment. Bri has designed concert lighting for Adam Pascal, Jefferson Starship, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Jo Dee Messina, Rosanne Cash, Robby Kreiger of “The Doors”, and Lee Rocker of “Stay Cats”.

Bri is an Associate Lighting Designer for Six Flags Magic Mountain’s "Fright Fest" and "Holiday in the Park" events.  Bri has assisted award-winning Lighting Designers Anne Militello, James F. Ingalls, and Ken Booth, and for Center Theatre Group. Bri interned as an Assistant Lighting Designer on the National Tour of “Hamilton” in Los Angeles at the Pantages Theatre in 2017.


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"Briana Pattillo's lighting design is innovative and dramatic." - Stage Raw, Dana Martin

"Beautiful lighting." - Broadway World, Valerie-Jean Miller

"Creative interplay of lights and sound." - Hollywood Fringe Festival review


Bri has designed lights for speaking events by:

Steve Martin

Martin Short

Eric Idle

John Cleese

Terry Gilliam

Angelica Huston

Neil Gaiman

Bernie Sanders

Elizabeth Warren

Al Franken

Chelsea Handler

Gary Oldman

Gwyneth Paltrow

Malcolm McDowell

Sarah Silverman

Nichelle Nichols

Mindy Kaling

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