Benjamin Pilat (Lighting Designer) is a designer, educator, and artist. Recent designs include Sweeney Todd and The Barber of Seville with Opera Saratoga and the world premiere of Haruki Murakami’s Dance, Dance, Dance at The University of Hawaii. Previously, Benjamin headed the Production/Design program at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA and served as the Resident Lighting Designer and Lighting Director for Los Angeles Ballet. Additional clients include: Juilliard, Yale, Music Academy of the West, International City Theatre, Colorado Mesa University, and Chaminade University of Hawaii. Benjamin regularly speaks at conferences and universities on the future of lighting and other topics at the intersection of art and technology. Member: United Scenic Artists 829 and United States Institute of Theatre Technology.