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Lighting Designer / Technical Director



Kenneth L. Keith


Kenneth L. Keith’s career spans 34 years and three continents. Audiences for ballet, modern dance, opera, theater, musical theater, and concerts have enjoyed his designs.

Mr. Keith’s design venues include Edinburgh Festival Fringe, nd New York’s Riverside and Lincoln Center Dance Festivals.

Credits in lighting design for dance include George Balanchine’s THEME AND VARIATIONS and APPOLO, Martha Graham’s APPALACHIAN SPRING, Agnes de Mille's RODEO, Roland Petit's CARMEN, Flemming Flindt’s RED SHOES or LEGS OF FIRE, MIRACULOUS MANDERAIN, many of Artist Director Dennis Nahat’s ballets including THE NUTCRACKER, COPPELIA, BLUE SUEDE SHOES, CELEBRATION AND ODE, GRADUATION BALL, US, GO DADDY O, POLOVTSIAN TALE, Donald McKayle’s DEATH & EROS, DISTRICT STORYVILLE, GAMES, RAINBOW, Lynn Taylor-Corbett’s DIARY, Ulysses Dove’s VESPERS, Mary Giannoe’s AUTUMN, and many of the great 19th century classics.

Mr. Keith, in addition to his designing, will again this season be serving as Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley’s Technical Director. Mr. Keith works out of his studios in Dayton, Ohio, and in Lexington, Michigan, overlooking Lake Huron.
Kenneth Keith
Photo by John Gerbetz






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