About Naomi Gold

Naomi is an Indiana University third-year M.F.A. lighting design candidate from Aurora, Colorado. She graduated in 2017 with a B.A. in theatre arts with an emphasis in lighting design and technology from the University of Northern Colorado. For IU Theatre: Big Fish, Only Child, Barbecue, New Moves, Bodies of Light, and Three Sisters (Lighting Designer), Wonderful Town and Julius Caesar (Assistant Lighting Designer), The Heiress and Nice Nails (Master Electrician). Other lighting design credits include: Major Barbara, Spring Awakening, Orchesography Dance Concert, The Importance of Being Earnest (UNCo); Cabaret (The Aurora Fox Theatre). Other professional work includes; 4Wall Entertainment Internship (Sales Intern), Disney Professional Internship (Entertainment Technician), Anything Goes National Broadway Tour (Local Follow Spot Operator), The Blue Man Group (Local Electrician), and Cirque Du Soleil – Vareki (Local Audio Stagehand).

Recent Credits

At First Sight - A Festival of New Plays

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer, Tiger Beat

Shifting Landscapes: the 2020 Winter Dance Concert

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer

From the Ground Up

IU Theatre — Sound Designer


IU Theatre — Master Electrician

Big Fish

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer (Thesis)

Wonderful Town

IU Theatre — Assistant Lighting Designer

At First Sight - A Festival of New Plays

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer (Only Child)

The 2019 Winter Dance Concert: Making Spaces

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer (Last Good Thing)


IU Theatre — Lighting Designer

New Moves: Student Choreographers' Showcase

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer

The 2018 Winter Dance Concert: Bodies of Light

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer

Three Sisters

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer