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John McAfee, BA

Technical Director
Areas of Specialization - Stagecraft and Lighting Design

John McAfee is in his seventh year as the Technical Director and Lighting Designer of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts. He teaches courses in stagecraft, play production, and stage lighting, among others. He also plans and supervises the implementation of the technical elements of departmental productions in the Fine and Performing Arts Center. 

Outside of the University, John has built sets in DC for companies like Washington Shakespeare Company Avant-Bard and The Welders. He primarily designs lighting in Baltimore for dance companies like The Collective, VTDance, ClancyWorks, and BlueShift Dance. He has lit a number of premieres at Fringe Festivals in both DC and Baltimore.

John is currently an MFA candidate in Dance Design and Production at St. Mary's College of California.