Kade Mendelowitz is the Lighting Designer and Technical Director for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Theatre & Film, where he is a Professor. Originally from New York, Kade has authored two cross-platform (Mac and Windows) multimedia titles which teach about theatre design while you control the pace. His titles are distributed through Stage Research, and are available through Amazon.com.
Kade holds an MFA in theatre design from Temple University (Philadelphia) and a BFA from SUNY New Paltz (New York). Kade grew up on the Lower East Side in New York, New York and attended the High School of Art & Design.
He has designed the set and lighting for KTVF‘s (Alaska NBC affiliate) news studio, lighting for the North Star Ballet Company (Nutcracker, Cinderella, Coppelia, Snow White, Alice in Wonderland…), Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre company (Les Miserables, Secret Garden, Guys and Dolls, She Loves Me…), Fairbanks Drama Association (Pants on Fire, Barking Sharks…) Opera Fairbanks (Help! Help! The Globolinks) and many productions at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (Stop Kiss, Cabaret, TUMA, The Laramie Project…).
He recently completed “The Messenger“ – a feature length movie he wrote, directed and edited in 2013. He created, wrote and produced “Water Stealers“ – an interactive sci-fi video adventure which combines live actors, animation, and put the viewer in control (which won the Platinum: Best in Show Aurora Award for 2004). He wrote and directed an interactive “Alice in Wonderland” in which the audience followed Alice and the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole – accompanying them on their adventures!
Complete resume available upon request.
P.O. Box 81522
Fairbanks, AK 99708