Venus Gulbranson is a proud Filipino lighting designer based in Brooklyn. Most notable works include Broadway’s New York, New York and Monumental Theatre’s Tick..Tick..Boom! where she was nominated for a Helen Hayes award. Venus has collaborated with Arena Stage, Signature Theatre, The Public, Ford’s Theatre, The Kennedy Center, La Jolla Playhouse, Santa Fe Opera, and more. She is a member of United Scenic Artists 829 and is an advocate for underrepresented artists in the industry. Current obsessions include revisiting early 2000s hiphop and playing couch co-op survival games with partner, Kiera.