Asami Morita is a lighting designer who grew up backstage and later made her way onstage as a performer. Returning to her backstage roots, she has toured as a lighting supervisor with Kota Yamazaki, Yasuko Yokoshi, and Kashu-Juku Noh Theater, among others, before becoming Technical Director at Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center. Her lighting design includes work for Julian Barnett, Kelly Bartnik, Mayfield Brooks, Dylan Crossman, Hilary Easton, Gina Gibney, Mina Nishimura, Jumatatu M Poe, Kristopher Pourzal, Jill Sigman, Makiko Tamura, Caleb Teicher, Gwen Welliver and Nami Yamamoto.

asami@gibneydance.org