Paul Hackenmueller | Lighting Designer

Lighting Designer

Paul Hackenmueller


Paul’s work has been seen globally across performance disciplines including Santa Fe Opera, Opera Philadelphia, Seattle Opera, Romanian National Opera, Minnesota Opera, The Dallas Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Pittsburgh Opera and Opera Omaha. New York theatre includes work on over ten Broadway musicals and plays as well as work at many of the leading regional theatres in the US, including the Guthrie, McCarter and American Conservatory Theater. Lighting for numerous singers in concert include Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Garth Brooks, Bruno Mars, Tony Bennett, Beyoncé, Pearl Jam, John Legend and Taylor Swift. Corporate clients include Target Stores, Medtronic, and Radisson Hotel Group. He holds an MFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and a BA from the University of Minnesota, and he is also on the design faculty NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

February 2022