Taylor C Jensen

Taylor C Jensen

Lighting Programmer & Technician

A methodical lighting programmer & technician. Enhances projects with collaboration, diligence, and technical knowledge. Creatively solves conceptual problems and quickly troubleshoots technical issues to meet deadlines. Easily adapts to new situations, people, and technology.

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Experience

present

Lighting Programmer at SigSpace

Highlights

  • Half Pint at Night
  • My Broken Language - Bushwick Book Club
  • Title Tech - The New York State Land Title Association
  • Signature Theatre • NY

Lighting Programmer at Camp Siegfried

Highlights

  • Tyler Micoleau (Lighting Designer)
  • Second Stage Theater • NY

Lighting Programmer at My Broken Language

Highlights

  • Jen Schriever (Lighting Designer)
  • Signature Theatre • NY

Associate Lighting Designer at Mud/Drowning

Highlights

  • Thomas Dunn (Lighting Designer)
  • Mabou Mines • NY

Lighting Programmer at I'm Revolting

Highlights

  • Kate McGee (Lighting Designer)
  • Atlantic Theater Company • NY

Lighting Programmer at Be More Chill Japan

Highlights

  • Tyler Micoleau (Lighting Designer)
  • Tokyo Broadcasting System
  • New National Theatre Tokyo • Japan

present

Lighting Programmer at The Glasshouse • NY

Highlights

  • Corporate events
  • Weddings
  • 1,300 channel, all intelligent lighting rig

Lighting Programmer at Dom Juan

Highlights

  • Cha See (Lighting Designer)
  • Bard SummerScape • NY

Lighting Programmer at Signature Theatre Gala 2022

Highlights

  • Chris Bowser (Lighting Designer)
  • Signature Theatre • NY

Lighting Programmer at Nail Biter

Highlights

  • Thomas Dunn (Lighting Designer)
  • Beth Gill (Choreographer)
  • Bard College • NY

Lighting Programmer at soft

Highlights

  • Cha See (Lighting Designer)
  • MCC Theater • NY
  • NY Times Critic's Pick

Lighting Programmer at Exception to the Rule

Highlights

  • Cha See (Lighting Designer)
  • Roundabout Theatre Company • NY

Lighting Programmer at The Case for the Existence of God

Highlights

  • Tyler Micoleau (Lighting Designer)
  • Signature Theatre • NY

Associate Lighting Designer at Ocean Filibuster

Highlights

  • Thomas Dunn (Lighting Designer)
  • Katie Pearl (Director)
  • American Repertory Theater • MA

Lighting Programmer at The British Invasion

Highlights

  • Keith Truax (Lighting Designer)
  • Nicholas Pollock (Assistant Lighting Designer)
  • Quatro Entertainment • GA

Lighting Programmer at Shhhh

Highlights

  • Jen Schriever (Lighting Designer)
  • The Atlantic Theater Stage 2 • NY

Electrician at The Alchemist

Highlights

  • Desi McCoy-Fischer (Production Electrician)
  • Red Bull Theater • NY

Assistant Production Electrician at Kimberly Akimbo

Highlights

  • Rebecca McCoy-Fischer (Production Electrician)
  • Atlantic Theater Company • NY

Electrician at The Nimesh Patel Comedy Special

Highlights

  • Tim Parrish (Production Electrician)
  • Gramercy Theatre • NY

Production Electrician at The New York Stage & Film Winter Gala 2022

Highlights

  • YiChung Chen (Lighting Designer)

Electrician at The Buzzfeed Holiday Party 2022

Highlights

  • Nicholas Pollock & Griffyd Cole (Lighting Designers)
  • Alexis Durso (Production Electrician)
  • Five OHM • NY

Associate Lighting Designer at Is This a Room

Highlights

  • Thomas Dunn (Lighting Designer)
  • Tina Satter (Director)
  • The Lyceum Theatre • NY

Lighting Programmer at The Shape of Things

Highlights

  • Solomon Weisbard (Lighting Designer)
  • The Park Avenue Armory

Electrician at The Last of the Love Letters

Highlights

  • Rebecca McCoy Fischer (Production Electrician)
  • Atlantic Theater Company • NY

Electrician at Definition

Highlights

  • Stacy Derosier (Lighting Designer)
  • Steven Johnson (Production Electrician)
  • The Bushwick Star • NY

Lighting Programmer at Other World

Highlights

  • Grant Yeager (Lighting Designer)
  • Bucks County Playhouse • PA

Lighting & Video Operator at #DateMe: an OkCupid Experiment

Highlights

  • Rebecca McCoy-Fischer (Production Electrician)
  • The Westside Theatre • NY

Lighting Programmer at Almelem

Highlights

  • Will Lowry (Lighting Designer)
  • Gideon Productions • NY

Electrician at The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

Highlights

  • Rebecca McCoy-Fischer (Production Electrician)
  • The Lighting Syndicate
  • Classic Stage Company • NY

Assistant Lighting Designer at Peter Pan

Highlights

  • Maranda Debusk (Lighting Designer)
  • Carolina Ballet • SC

Lighting Designer at Heathers

Highlights

  • Isabel Wildgen (Director)
  • The Pauper Players • SC

Lighting Programmer & Assistant Lighting Designer at Man of La Mancha

Highlights

  • Alan C. Edwards (Lighting Designer)
  • John W. Engeman Theater • NY

present

Electrician at The Park Avenue Armory

Highlights

  • The Lehman Trilogy
  • Antigone
  • Enemy of the People

Electrician at The Lighting Syndicate

Highlights

  • The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

present

Web Designer at American Friends of Pro Vita Charity, Inc.

AFPVO raises money from American donors for Pro Vita orphanage in Romania.

Highlights

  • Established web presence
  • Started donor newsletter
  • Enabled charity board to autonomously release online updates and newsletters

present

Founder & Web Developer at Halo Party

Halo Party is a site for finding Halo Master Chief Collection custom game modes and maps.

Highlights

  • Frontend web design
  • Continuous integration with web host and caching CDN
  • Currated maps and game modes
  • 1K monthly visitors

Camp Technology Instructor at SSSAS Summertimes

Summertimes excels at offering a fantastic array of camps and summer academic classes. Our amazing camp directors, faculty, and summer staff make the summer an unforgettable experience for every camper and student.

Highlights

  • Created daily computer activities for campers aged 6-16
  • Supervised daily field trips during rocket camp & aquatic camp

present

Electrician at The Atlantic Theater Company

Highlights

  • Kimberly Akimbo
  • English
  • The Secret Life of Bees
  • Blue Ridge
  • The Mother
  • Eddie and Dave

present

Electrician at Signature Theatre

Highlights

  • Octet
  • Fires in the Mirror
  • Boseman and Lena
  • Cambodian Rock Band
  • The Curse of the Starving Class
  • By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Education

Bachelor of the Arts in Theatre Arts & Information Technology from Furman University with GPA of 3.374

Courses

  • Lighting Design
  • Scenic Design
  • Sound Design
  • Advanced Rendering
  • Independent Study: Communicating Light Plots
  • Computer Organization
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Big Data: Mining & Analytics
  • Web Design

Diploma in High School from St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School with GPA of 3.4

Courses

  • Robotics

Awards

3rd Place Lighting Design from Stan Pressner at the South Eastern Theatre Conference

Each year, graduate and undergraduate students display their design and technology work at the annual SETC Convention.

Senior Technology Award from St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School

The Technology Excellence Award honors the student who demonstrates enthusiasm and initiative in using technology in positive, exciting and ethical ways.

References

I've had the pleasure of knowing Taylor since 2014, and have worked with him in a variety of capacities, both academic and professional, and he is without a doubt one of the finest young designers and electricians I have mentored.

Kevin Frazier, Lighting Designer

Taylor shows an incredible commitment to the fields of design and technical theatre, has accumulated a comparably high level of knowledge to others his age, and demonstrates constant dedication to exploring new topics in his areas of interest.

Will Lowry, Scenographer

Skills

Lighting Programmer
Level: Master
Keywords:
  • Eos
  • Ion
  • Pixel Mapping
  • Virtual Magic Sheets
  • Theater
  • Musicals
  • Events
  • Previsualization
  • MIDI
  • MSC
  • OSC
  • UDP
  • SMPTE
  • Timecode
  • Macros
  • Multiple Playbacks
  • Multi-Console Systems
  • Multi-User Systems
  • iRFR / aRFR
  • oscRFR
Production Electrician
Level: Master
Keywords:
  • Theater
  • Events
  • Crew Management
  • Vectorworks
  • Lightwright
  • Intelligent Fixtures
  • Moving Lights
  • LEDs
  • SeaChangers
  • Color Scrollers
  • Dimmer Racks
  • sACN
  • Art-Net
  • DMX
  • System Troubleshooting
  • Scissor & Bucket Lifts
  • Fall Protection / Arrest
  • Pipe & Cable Rigging
  • Nicopress Swaging
  • Counterweight Fly Systems
  • Chain Motors
  • Soldering
Lighting Designer
Level: Master
Keywords:
  • Theater
  • Musicals
  • Events
  • Vectorworks
  • Lightwright
  • 3D Drafting
Web Designer
Level: Intermediate
Keywords:
  • Jekyll
  • Vue
  • WordPress
  • TiddlyWiki
  • CI / CD
  • SEO
  • Javascript / Typescript
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • RSS
Systems Administrator
Level: Intermediate
Keywords:
  • AWS
  • EC2
  • S3
  • Backblaze B2
  • Lightsail
  • Docker
  • Portainer
  • Cloudflare
  • DNS
  • Ubuntu
  • NGINX
  • Apache
  • TrueNAS
  • ZFS
  • FreeBSD
  • Syncthing
  • Unifi
  • AdGuard Home
  • Pi-Hole
  • Home Assistant
  • Mailchimp
  • cPanel
Graphic Designer
Level: Novice
Keywords:
  • Photoshop
  • Acrobat
Misc
Keywords:
  • US Passport
  • Global Entry
  • VA Drivers License
  • Vaccinated Against COVID 19

Languages

English
Fluency: Native speaker
Spanish
Fluency: Limited working proficiency

Interests

Tabletop Games
Keywords:
  • D&D
  • OSR
  • Foundry VTT
Sustainability
Keywords:
  • Climate Crisis
  • Biodiversity Collapse
  • Flywheel Energy Storage
Technology
Keywords:
  • InterPlanetary File System
  • Blockchain
  • Venus Colonization
  • Home Automation

Volunteer

Cook at DC Central Kitchen

Our mission is to use food as a tool to strengthen bodies, empower minds, and build communities.

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