Laird MacDonald

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For Theatre Gargantua: A Tonic for Desperate Times, The Wager, Reflector, Avaricious, The Sacrifice Zone, Imprints. Laird is a bilingual Montreal-born, lighting and set designer, technical director and production manager with more than 25 years of experience in the profession. His work spans design for theatre, dance, fine and performance art, installations, film & video, music, events and opera. Laird began his career in sculpture and photography, and then trained in film and video at the Emily Carr College of Art & Design, in Vancouver. He has been nominated several times for Dora Mavor Moore Awards in Toronto for his lighting design, including Theatre Gargantua’s The Sacrifice Zone and won a Dora Award for his work on A Tonic for Desperate Times”. He has been a designer, or technical director, on many Dora-winning and nominated productions, and continues to enjoy working on productions in both French and English.