Jerry Forsyth

JEROLD R. FORSYTH is a theatre lighting designer and consultant, and currently the Resident Lighting Designer at Villanova Theatre.

Mr. Forsyth has designed over 350 theatre productions to date. Philadelphia area credits include designs for: The Wilma Theatre, Villanova University Theatre, Walnut Street Theatre, Arden Theatre Company, Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, Interact Theatre Company, Simpatico Theatre, Orbiter-3, Fringe Arts, Amaryllis Theatre Company, The American Music Theatre Festival, People’s Light & Theatre Company, Philadelphia Festival Theatre for New Plays, Venture Theatre, and The Philadelphia Drama Guild. Additional east coast credits include: The Kennedy Center, The New York Shakespeare Festival, Lincoln Center Theatre, The York Theatre Company, The Village Theatre Company, The Vineyard Playhouse, Opera Ebony–New York, and Palm Beach Dramaworks.

Design awards include thirteen nominations and two Barrymore Awards for Outstanding Lighting Design. Mr. Forsyth has also twice received “Most Notable Lighting Design” citations from The Philadelphia Inquirer. Mr. Forsyth has consulted on theatrical lighting systems for: The Wilma Theatre, Delaware County Community College, The Playground at the Adrienne, and Pennsylvania Institute of Technology. In addition, Mr. Forsyth designed a unique art gallery lighting system for the Bethlehem House Contemporary Art Gallery.

NFT Credits

Credit Type Production Season
Lighting Designer A Thrill a Moment 1988-89 Season