Welcome to Equity in Theatre

Watt, Kirsten


Kirsten attained her Bachelor of Arts in Drama from the University of Alberta in Edmonton. After several years of acting, designing and producing community theatre in Yellowknife, she specialized in lighting design at the National Theatre School of Canada in Montreal.

Kirsten has designed lighting for: the Shaw Festival, Drayton Entertainment, the Segal Centre, Centaur Theatre, Théâtre du Rideau Vert, Neptune Theatre, Watermark Theatre, Magnus Theatre, Thousand Islands Playhouse, Lost&Found Theatre, Teesri Duniya, Carousel Players, Essential Collective Theatre, Lyndesfarne Theatre Projects, CrazyLady Productions, Theatre Sheridan, Concordia University, the University of Waterloo, and the University of Windsor.

Kirsten is a member of Associated Designers of Canada, and L’'Association des Professionnels des Arts de la Scène du Québec. She resides in Kitchener with visual artist Melissa Doherty.

To learn more, visit her website at www.kirstenwatt.ca.

Professional Role(s): 
Lighting Designer