About Russell Long

Carrie: the Musical is Russell's thesis design. Russell has previously studied at NAU and PCC in Arizona Russell designed and worked on Treasure Island, The Secret Garden, and Mousetrap. Russell has worked as the resident designer and technical director for Spotlight Youth Productions for over ten years. Russell has worked for Quogue Junior Theatre Troupe, Peaks Productions, Vail Ballet, Arizona Opera, and Arizona Theatre Company. While at IU Russell has lit: jelly beans, Land | Bone | Breath, Little Women, Reflections, Counterpole, Kavin Kaati—in the beautiful forest and Labor. Russell’s other shows include: Legally Blonde, Cinderella, Curtains, Pippin, Frozen Jr., Charlotte's Web, Anything Goes, Aladdin Jr., Peter Pan Jr., and Mulan Jr. At IU Russell has also designed Sound for The Black & Brown Gorillas and Sueño. He has also acted as lead electrician for numerous productions including, The Time of Your Life, Ramona Quimby, Peter and The Starcatcher, and The Servant of Two Masters.

Recent Credits

Carrie: The Musical

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer, Thesis


IU Theatre — Sound Designer


IU Theatre — Lighting Designer

Closer Than Ever

IU Summer Theatre — Electrician

Little Women

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer

The At First Sight New Play Festival 2021

IU Theatre — Sound Designer, The Black + Brown Guerrillas

Sounding Bodies: Winter Dance Concert

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer

The Servant of Two Masters

IU Theatre — Master Electrician