Dominic Abbenante

Dominic is a faculty member at UNC Chapel Hill in the Department of Dramatic Art. He teaches classes on lighting design and media design. He is the resident Media Designer for PlayMakers Repertory Company as well as the Lighting and Video Supervisor. Dominic has BA degrees in both Theatre and Social Science Education from Indiana State University. He holds an MFA degree in Lighting Design from San Diego State University. Dominic’s media designs for PlayMakers mainstage include, Intimate Apparel, The May Queen and Love Alone. PlayMakers lighting designs include productions of A Christmas Carol, Draw The Circle, The Real Americans, Violet, From Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam, Guys and Dolls, Wrestling Jerusalem, Rodney King, Hairspray, Mike Daisy's The Story of the Gun. Other local designs include Sweeeney Todd (UNC Greensboro at Triad Stage), She Kills Monsters, Misalliance, In The Red And Brown Water, Woyzeck, Boeing Boeing, Godspell (Guilford College), Silhouettes of Service, Kith and Kin, and Ice Music (UNC).