Kate Weare Company : Artists

Mike Faba, Lighting Designer

MIKE FABA (Lighting Designer) is a Lighting Designer and Production Manager for theatre and dance. Recent designs include No. 1 for Wang/Ramirez & Sara Mearns, Look at Me for Lucy Kerr, Dark Lark and Unstruck for Kate Weare Company, Wednesday Morning, 11:45 for Pilobolus Dance Theater, New Voices at Symphony Space and the Steinheart School, Dance Iquail at the Harlem School of the Arts, and Girls with Dreams at La MaMa. Lighting Supervisor credits include Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Pilobolus Dance Theater, Martha Clark’s Angel Reapers, and WNYC’s Radiolab Live: In the Dark. Assistant Lighting Design credits include Here Lies Love at the Seattle Repertory Theatre, Nice Work If You Can Get It at the Ogunquit Playhouse, and Guys and Dolls at the 5th Avenue Theater, Seattle.

Current Dancers

  • Douglas Gillespie, Guest Artist
  • Julian De Leon, Dancer and Rehearsal Director
  • Nicole Vaughan-Diaz, Dancer
  • Ryan Rouland Smith, Dancer
  • Kayla Farrish, Dancer
  • Thryn Saxon, Dancer
  • Current Collaborators

  • Sarah Cubbage, Costume Designer
  • Mike Faba, Lighting Designer
  • Curtis Robert Macdonald, Composer
  • Clifford Ross, Set Designer and Fabric Imagery
  • Kurt Perschke, Set Designer
  • Past Collaborators

  • Michael Hearst of One Ring Zero, Composer
  • The Crooked Jades, Composer
  • Michel Galante of Argento Chamber Ensemble, Composer
  • Christopher Lancaster, Composer
  • Brian Jones, Lighting Designer
  • Past Dancers

  • Leslie Kraus, Dancer
  • T.J. Spaur, Dancer
  • Adrian Clark, Founding Dancer
  • Luke Murphy, Dancer Emeritus
  • Jacquelyn Elder, Dancer Emeritus
  • Marlena Penney Oden, Dancer Emeritus
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