Justen N. Locke

Resident Lighting Designer, Debut

Justen has his Master of Fine Arts from Ohio University in Scenic and Lighting Design. He has won several awards for his designs at KCACTF including two Excellence in Design awards and one Meritorious Achievement in Scenic Design. He has also worked professionally for many years at The Texas Shakespeare Festival and also worked at The Monomoy Theatre where he was the Lighting Designer for four of the eight shows. Justen has also had the privilege of working on many world premieres at Ohio University and the Texas Shakespeare Festival. He is very excited to join the company at Cincinnati Shakespeare Festival and looks forward to all the opportunities it will bring.