About Us

Jaymi Lee Smith

Jaymi Lee Smith returns to the Alley after The Nether. She has been designing around the country for the last twenty years at theatres such as Oregon Shakespeare, Dallas Theater Center, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, LaJolla Playhouse, The Goodman Theatre, The Court Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Hartford Stage, The Geffen Playhouse, The Alliance Theatre, Getty Villa, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Milwaukee Repertory and Lookingglass Theatre, among others. Some of her most recent favorites have included The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Dallas Theater Center, The Who and the What at LaJolla Playhouse, Peter and the Starcatcher and Vietgone at South Coast Repertory and The Daughter of the Regiment at The Mill City Opera. Her work has also been seen in China, Italy, Spain, Scotland and Ireland. Previous awards have included the 2003 Michael Merritt/Michael Maggio Emerging Designer Award, a 2014 Column Award and a 2010 Joseph Jefferson Award. She is currently an associate professor of lighting design and associate head of design at The University of California, Irvine. Her work can be seen online at jaymismith.com.