Bryan Ealy

Bryan Ealey is a first-year MFA Lighting Design

student at University of California San Diego.

He was born and raised in Houston, TX and
holds a BA in Drama from Prairie View A&M

University (Prairie View, TX). Following undergrad,

he went on to work at local Houston theatre’s as

an audio and lighting technician and has toured

across the country in large concert venues such

as, The Fox Theatre (Detroit)and Madison

Square Garden (New York) as an Audio Assistant

with International R&B Artist, Teena Marie - all

while being an Audio Engineer and Lighting

Designer at House of Blues - Houston and

Lighting Director for River Pointe Church in

Richmond, Texas. In the 13 year span of his

professional career, he has also worked as the

AVL Supervisor and Associate Production

Coordinator at Stages Theatre until his arrival at

Sam Houston State University - Dance Dept.

(2015 - 2020) as their Dance Technical

Coordinator / Director. Along his career, he has been fortunate enough to design for several theatre and dance companies such as: Main Street, 4th Wall, Stages, The Landing Theatre Company, Houston Grand Opera, Unity Theatre, Horse Head Theatre, Classical Theatre Company, NobleMotion Dance, Open Dance Project, Houston Contemporary Dance, Urban Souls Dance, Von Ussar Danceworks (New York Dance Festival) at the Alvin Ailey Theater, and Social Movement Contemporary Dance.