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Penny Jacobus


Penny Jacobus, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, is currently the Lighting Director for New York City Ballet. She also freelances as Lighting Director and Designer for Christopher Wheeldon’s new company, Morphoses. She has been a lighting assistant on Broadway for Sixteen Wounded, A Year With Frog and Toad and The Elephant Man, and also spent several years working for New York City Opera.

Jacobus’ lighting for Ballo della Regina is her first with American Ballet Theatre.