The Builders Association

Allen Hahn, Associate Lighting Designer

Allen Hahn has designed lighting for New York City Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Glimmerglass Opera and the Spoleto USA Festival, and internationally for Royal Danish Opera, Opera Zuid in The Netherlands as well as in Bilbao, Spain for OLBE-ABAO among others. Allen has designed a number of regional theater productions around the US, served as resident designer for the Juilliard Drama Division. He was lighting supervisor for Donald Byrd/The Group.

Allen has been affiliated with The Builders Association since its inception in 1994. In other recent work, Allen has collaborated with artist Tony Oursler on museum installations at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and at the Aros Kunstmuseum in Aarhus, Denmark; he lit David Byrne in concert at Central Park Summerstage in New York. He is currently a faculty member at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh where he teaches lighting design.