John P. Woodey

Lighting Designer


John has designed for numerous companies including the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Olney Theatre Center, Imagination Stage, Shaker Mountain Opera, Gallery Players(Off Broadway), Access Theatre(Off Broadway), Chautauqua Opera and Charlotte Ballet. Some of John’s Charlotte Ballet credits include Rhapsodic Dances, Last Lost Chance, L’huere Bleue, Gateways, Right(s) and most recently Unsex Me Here and Let Be.  John spent time in London designing for the Central St. Martins School of Art where he designed lights for “The Birds Project.”  Other lighting credits include assisting at Baltimore’s Centerstage, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Cleveland Play House, Geva Theater and the Alley Theatre. John was faculty and designer at DeSales and Catholic Universities. He is the Assistant Professor of Technical Theatre and Resident Designer at Johnson C. Smith University.  He completed his graduate work at Ohio University where he received the regional Peggy Ezekiel Award of Outstanding Achievement in Design. He is a member and Vice President of the IATSE Local 322 in Charlotte, NC.




Recent Projects

Innovative Works, Charlotte Ballet

And Then There Were None - Theatre Charlotte

Measure for Measure - Catholic Univeristy