Presenter Profile

Price Johnston

Guest Artist, Colorado State University

Price Johnston – Lighting and Projection Designer. Over 300 productions include: World Premiere of Lavender Lizards Lilac Landmines: Layla’s Dream by Ntozake Shange (14th Street Playhouse – Atlanta, GA),Two Rooms (Trilogy Theatre – Off-Broadway – New York, NY), Arena Theatre Productions Guys & Dolls (UK Tour – 2000), Shapiro and Smith’s Never Enough (Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts – Washington DC), A Midsummer Nights Dream (Moscow Cosmos Theatre/St. Petersburg Music Hall – Russia), Janis Brenner’s Dance Company’s Lost/Found/Lost (Isadora Duncan International Dance Festival – Kransnoyarsk, Russia), Chicago Jeff Award Winning Production of 1776 (Chopin Theatre – Chicago), Passiones (Athenaeum Theatre – Chicago, IL),  2015 Drama Desk Award Nominee: Best Projections – Donogoo (The Mint Theatre – Off-Broadway – New York, NY) and The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway (Stephen Sondheim Theatre – Broadway – New York, NY). Price is Chair of Colorado State University Theatre.

Price's Workshops


    From Gore to Gandalf to Nightclubs: Hands-On Projection Design

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    Learn projection mapping and video show control as your session creates a projection design set to music. The session will put you the student, “in charge” as you program, animate and map video content for a uniquely immersive experience into the world of projection design.

    Price Johnston is Director of Theatre at Colorado State University, where he teaches lighting, sound, and projection design. Price has designed over 200+ productions Nationally and Internationally, including the 2015 Drama Desk Nominated: Donogoo (The Mint Theatre - New York, NY), 1776 (Chopin Theatre – Chicago) and the Pee Wee Herman Show on Broadway (Stephen Sondheim Theatre - New York, NY).

    Jason Banks is the Instructor of Lighting, Projection, and Design for Theatre & Dance at the University of Wyoming. Jason has served as lighting director for festival headliners such as Candlebox, Boys II Men, and Smashmouth, and has served as designer for Interlochen Center for the Arts, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival.