Kimberly Purtell

Lighting Designer

Pronouns: She/Her. Hometown/ Current Town: Toronto. For Crow’s Theatre: Natasha, Pierre, & The Great Comet of 1812, The Master Plan, Fifteen Dogs, Uncle Vanya, We Are Not Alone, The Wedding Party, A&R Angels, The Boy In The Moon, Someone Else, The Seagull. Other Theatre: Most recently Kimberly designed Wildwoman (Soulpepper), Withrow Park (Tarragon Theatre), Frankenstein Revived, A Wrinkle In Time (Stratford Festival), Maggie (Theatre Aquarius & Charlottetown Festival), Don Giovanni (National Arts Centre Orchestra), Da Kink In My Hair, Queen Goneril, King Lear (Soulpepper), Pomegranate (Canadian Opera Company), Elf (The Grand Theatre), On The Razzle (Shaw Festival), and well as Caroline, or Change (2020 and 2012), Life After, The Wild Party, Falsettos, Do You Want What I Have Got?, A Craigslist Cantata (The Musical Stage Company). She has also designed for Canadian Stage, Soulpepper, The Citadel, Theatre Calgary, Arts Club, Vancouver Opera, Pacific Opera, Edmonton Opera, Opera Atelier, Mirvish Productions, Studio 180, National Arts Centre, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Arena Stage DC, Opera Philadelphia, Necessary Angel among others. Upcoming Projects: The Inheritance (Canadian Stage), One Man, Two Guvnors (Shaw Festival). More: Recipient of three Dora Awards, Pauline McGibbon Award, Sterling Award, Montreal English Theatre Award, Toronto Theatre Critics Award, Ottawa Critics Circle Award.