It’s Lit: Lighting Design with Aja M. Jackson

Host Organization
Corn Stock Theatre

Corn Stock Theatre is proud to announce our next session of OUTSIDE THE TENT: A Digital Workshop Series!

We are excited for It’s Lit: Lighting Design with Aja M. Jackson from Boston, MA! This digital workshop will take place via Zoom on Wednesday, November 11th from 6:00PM – 7:30PM CST. Come sit with Aja to hear how she got her start in lighting design, what goes into light design, and how collaboration is key. You can view her website here:

Registration is $12 per participant and is available for all ages! You may register at Scholarships are available for students who qualify. Contact the Office at 309-676-2196 or email us at

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Aja is a Boston-based lighting designer working in theater, opera, dance, corporate events, and interdisciplinary immersive performances. Aja is an alumni from the Johnny Carson School of Theater and Film (UNL), she graduated with a BFA in Theatrical Design and BA in Dance Performance, later receiving her MFA in Lighting Design from Boston University.

Aja has designed for companies such as the American Repertory Theatre, The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival, Yeager Design, New Repertory Theatre, Actors Shakespeare Project, Hibernian Hall, Central Square Theater, Lyric Stage, and the Boston Conservatory Opera.

Aja is Resident Lighting Designer and core collaborator for interdisciplinary, site-specific movement company, Nourishment ( Aja is currently on the faculty at the National Theater Institute teaching Lighting Design with Directors and Practical Lighting Design.

She has also worked in production management with companies such as The Santa Fe Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Lyric Stage Company of Boston, and the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. IG: @ajamjackson