About Lily K. Howder

Lily K. Howder is a third year M.F.A. Lighting candidate from Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Credits for IU Theatre and Contemporary Dance include: New Directions (Lighting Designer), At First Sight: Festival for New Plays (Lead Electrician), Earthward: Beclouded (Lighting Designer), Earthward: Crossroads in Conversation (Lighting Designer), Earthward: Villanelle (Lighting Designer), Sounding Bodies: May I Borrow a Cup of Salt (Lighting Designer). IUST credits include: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Assistant Lighting Designer), The 39 Steps (Assistant Lighting Designer). Other professional credits include: Hedwig and the Angry Inch at Cardinal Stage (Assistant Lighting Designer), Into the Woods at Flint Rep (Associate Lighting Designer). Before attending Indiana University Lily worked as a freelance electrician around the DFW area. She also spent time as the Lights and Sound Apprentice for Dorset Theatre Festival and was a Sales Associate for Barbizon Lighting Company. Lily is forever grateful for the opportunities life has given her and is excited to use her knowledge from this program out in the world.

Recent Credits

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

IU Summer Theatre — Assistant Lighting Designer

The 39 Steps

IU Summer Theatre — Assistant Lighting Designer


IU Theatre — Lighting Designer

The Threepenny Opera

IU Theatre — Assistant Lighting Designer


IU Theatre — Head Electrician

Little Women

IU Theatre — Associate Lighting Designer

Twelfth Night

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer

Sounding Bodies: Winter Dance Concert

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer