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Michael Oesch

Michael Oesch

Lighting Designer

Michael Oesch is a professional lighting designer for dance, theatre, operas, and musicals. Since joining Smuin Ballet in 2004, he has designed the lighting for The Christmas Ballet, Be Here Now, The Poetry of Being, Tutto Ecceto il Lavandino, Madness, Rack, & Honey, Oh, Inverted World, Been Through Diamonds, Fly Me to the Moon, as well as many more Smuin Ballet productions. He also designs lighting for companies throughout the Bay area, where his designs have won a Theatre Bay Area Award, Shelly Award, and his work has been nominated for Bay Area Theatre Critics’ Circle Awards, and an Isadora Duncan Award. See more of his work at michaeloesch.com.