Reza Behjat

Reza Behjat is a freelance visual storyteller and lighting designer based in NYC. He began his career in Iran – where he worked with some prominent directors for several years.
Besides more than 30 productions he designed in his home country, his works have been shown in Off-Broadway and regional theaters across the United States such as Audible, Atlantic Theater, Playwrights Horizons, The Public Theater, The Guthrie Theater, Actors Theater of Louisville, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, PlayMakers Rep, Alabama Shakespeare, etc.
Off-Broadway: Good Enemy (Audible), Wish You Were Here (Playwrights Horizons), The Vagrant Trilogy, Out of Time (Public Theater), English (Atlantic Theater), P.S (Ars Nova), Henry VI (NAATCO), Hamlet (Waterwell), and etc.
Opera: French Double Bill (Manhattan School of Music) Ritual of Breath (Dartmouth College, Stanford Live), Gianni Schicchi / Buoso’s Ghost (Michigan Opera), Scenes of opera (Manhattan School of Music)
Awards: Knight of Illumination Award for Nina Simone: Four Women
Drama Desk Awards and multiple Henry Hews Design Awards.