C.J. Astronomo

2015: Assistant lighting designer of Carousel and She Stoops to Conquer. Fourth season. Stratford: Alice Through the Looking-Glass, Man of La Mancha (2014); Blithe Spirit (2013); 42nd Street, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,Wanderlust (2012). Elsewhere: Selected lighting design: The Rocky Horror Show (Sudbury Theatre Centre); Another Home Invasion (STC); Impulse Festival (Soulpepper); Post Eden (Suburban Beast – SummerWorks Contra Guys Award, 2010); Obeah Opera (b current); Oh, the Humanity… (Outside the March); Serious Money (Nightwood Theatre / Ryerson Theatre School). Associate LD: HER2 (Nightwood Theatre); HOMEbody (Shannon Litzenberger). Assistant LD: Opera2Go 2010 (Tapestry New Opera Works); The Overwhelming (Studio 180); Communion (Tarragon); This is What Happens Next (Necessary Angel). Training: BFA, Ryerson Theatre School. Awards: T.H.E.A.T.R.E. Award (RTS, 2009); Paul Eck Award (RTS, 2008); Audit Stub Award (RTS, 2008). C.J. was nominated for the 2011 Pauline McGibbon Award for Design. Et cetera: “Salamat Nanay. Mahal kita.”