Assistant Professor - Lighting
6006 Vilas Hall
Reilly, who earned a master of fine arts at the University of Texas at Austin, creates original lighting, media, and scenic designs for performance. A scholar-artist who researches through her theatrical design, Reilly also investigates creating entire worlds and realities that call for the active engagement of audience/participants in performances involving mixed reality, immersive theatre, and alternate reality games. Her professional work includes designs in Minneapolis, New England, Arkansas, and Texas. Reilly’s work has also been seen internationally as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and with Collaborative Artists Company in Dublin, Ireland. She is currently serving as the vice commissioner of research for the USITT Digital Media Commission.