Eric Cope

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Assistant Professor of Lighting and Projection Design

Office: 225-578-9969


Eric has worked as an entertainment lighting designer in New York City and regionally as well as a freelance scenic designer, a theatre consultant for Cosler Theatre Design, and as a professional draftsman for both theatrical and non-theatrical disciplines, including architectural lighting design. Eric served as a resident designer for Florida State University/Asolo Conservatory, visiting professor at the University of Texas at El Paso, and assistant professor at the University of Southern Indiana.  Eric has also been the resident lighting designer for New Harmony Theatre for six season.  Eric's other design work has been seen in Dallas, Texas; Creede, Colorado; Actors Theatre of Louisville; and in many venues in New York City. Eric has also served as an assistant on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Regional, and corporate events for various designers such as, David Korins, Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, Brian Nason, and many others.   Eric holds an MFA in Stage Design from Southern Methodist University.