Samuel Biondolillo

Samuel Biondolillo

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater

Joined Connecticut College: 2023

B.A., Boston College
M.F.A., University of Connecticut


Lighting Design

Projection Design

Production Management

Business of Theatre


Theatre Design History

Samuel J. Biondolillo is a New York City based Lighting & Projection Designer originally from the beautiful mountains of Vermont. Some recent credits include Off-Broadway: Love + Science (Lighting), How to Live (Lighting), Brilliance (Lighting), Brecht on Brecht (Projections), Geek! The Musical (Lighting), New York Dance & Musical Fesitval (Lighting). Regional Theatre Lighting: Cabaret, Rocky Horror Show, For the Fish (Moonbox Productions); Blood at the Root, Shakespeare in Love, Henry IV Parts 1+2 (Connecticut Repertory Theatre); Les Filles du Quoi, The Hundred Acre Woods, The Complete History of Comedy, Abridged (Lost Nation Theater); Annapurna, The Pitman Painters, Private Lives (Vermont Stage). Dance Lighting: The Nutcracker 2019-2022, Aladdin, Sleeping Beauty (Ballet Theatre Company); Charles River Ballet Workshop 2019-2022 (CRBA); Urban Nutcracker 2018-2022 (Assoc, City Ballet of Boston); New York City Dance Alliance Nationals 2018/2019 (Assoc, NYCDA). TV Broadcast & Special Events: The Golden Eagle Awards (Boston College); A Night With Ekhart Tolle (Boston Wang Theatre); Associate Lighting Director for multiple projects with ESM productions, including events for the MLB Players Association, RocNation United Justice Coalition, and The White House Educational Frontiers Conference hosted by President Obama (ESM/RocNation), Ice Chips: Show of Champions (Assoc, Skating Club of Boston). International: Brecht on Brecht (Japan, Projections); Geek! The Musical (Lighting, Scotland); Despertares 2022 (Lighting Supervisor, Mexico City). Sam is a proud member of IATSE USA 829. He holds an MFA in Design from the University of Connecticut and a BA in Theatre Arts from Boston College.

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Samuel Biondolillo
Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Ave.
New London, CT 06320