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Frank McKown is a LA-based award-winning lighting designer

who has collaborated with notable artists and directors of theatre, dance, and concerts for over twenty five years.


Director Collaborations

Michael Arabian • Yuri Belov • John Bowab • Bill Bowersock • Tim Dang

 Heidi Helen Davis • Howard Fine • David Galligan • Richard Hochberg     Richard Israel • Derek Charles Livingston • Michael Michetti • Mary Joan Negro • Holland Renton • Robert Schrock • Del Shores • Rick Sparks • Jenny Sullivan • Chay Yew • and more

Artists List

Sheryl Lee Ralph • Maureen McGovern • Nancy Wilson • Rita Moreno • Megan Mullally • Susan Egan • Darryl Archibald • Melissa Manchester • Lillias White • Jerry Herman • Robert Beltran • Angela Lansbury • Joanna Gleason • Christine Ebersole • Roberta Flack • Sammy Williams • Edward Albert • Jim J. Bullock   Patti LaBelle • Kevin Spirtas • Andy Bell • Charo • and more 

Venues List

Actors Gang Theatre • Alex Theatre • CBS Studio Center • Culver City

Civic Light Opera • East West Players • UCLA Freud Playhouse • The Group Rep • Ivy Substation • John Anson Ford Theater • Long Beach Playhouse • Palm Desert McCallum Theater • Notre Dame University Washington Hall • Odyssey Theatre • Palm Springs Convention Center • Phoenix Sundome • Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Center •      Wilshire Ebell Theater • and more

Awards and Honors

Ovation Awards nomination  On the Open Road  Stella Adler Theater

L.A. Drama Critics Circle nomination  He Who Gets Slapped  Ivy Substation

Lester Horton Dance Award  Collage Dance Theatre's After Eden  L.A. Marriott

Drama-Logue Critics Award  Morticians In Love  Celebration Theater

Robby Award  Lies and Legends  Rubicon Theatre Company






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