Justin Baker graduated from Pitt in 2011. While at Pitt, he focused on Electrics and Lighting Design. As a junior he picked up his first design with the world premier of Gasmasks. After Gasmasks, Justin went on to design The Yellow Boat in the same year along with taking the Master Electrician position for The General of Hot Desire. In his senior year he went on to design Shakespeare's Lovers and Fighters a touring production for Shakespeare In The Schools program that was remounted for the 2011-2012 season. Later that year Justin also designed Authorial Intent and The Well of Horniness. He finished up his time at Pitt by designing Into the Woods for the newly formed USITT/Musical Theatre partnership, and took the position of Assistant Lighting Designer for As You Like It. Along with various electrician spots here and there, at Pitt Justin was also very involved with the Pitt Chapter of USITT. Currently Justin is the Technical Director at the Society Hill Playhouse in Philadelphia and can thankfully say that Pitt got him in shape to handle the trials and tribulations of the world of theatre after college.
Education & Training
- BA, Theatre Arts, University of Pittsburgh, 2011