About Mac Van Tassel

MacKenzie is a Senior creating her own major in Theatre Production and Design through the Individualized Major Program. IU Mainstage Credits: By the Bog of Cats (Co-Master Electrician), Senior Choreographers Concert (Lighting Designer), Vinegar Tom (Master Electrician), Haus of Mirth (Lighting Designer), Diva Redux (Lighting Designer), Pippin (Assistant Stage Manager), City of Angels (Assistant Master Electrician), Urinetown (Assistant Lighting Designer), The Drowsy Chaperone (Assistant Lighting Designer). She has worked for the Utah Shakespeare Festival during the 2019 season as the Lightboard Operator, Programmer and Electrician, The Santa Fe Opera’s 2018 season as an Apprentice Electrician and Deck Electrician for The Italian Girl in Algiers, and Indiana University Summer Theatre’s 2017 season as the Assistant Lighting Designer and Co-Master Electrician for Dames at Sea, Loves’ Labours’ Lost, and Persuasion, and Lighting Designer for Joe Schmoe Saves the World. Her current and future projects include Tiger Beat (Sound Designer), a new play written by Kaela Mei-Shing Garvin presented during the At First Sight Festival, The Servant of Two Masters (Lighting Designer) directed by RJ Hodde.

Recent Credits

The Servant of Two Masters

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer

At First Sight - A Festival of New Plays

IU Theatre — Sound Designer, Tiger Beat

Shifting Landscapes: the 2020 Winter Dance Concert

IU Theatre — Production Stage Manager


IU Theatre — Stage Manager

Vinegar Tom

IU Theatre — Master Electrician

At First Sight - A Festival of New Plays

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer (Haus of Mirth)

The 2019 Winter Dance Concert: Making Spaces

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer (Diva Redux)


IU Theatre — Assistant Stage Manager

10 out of 12

University Players — Lighting Designer


Independent Project — Lighting Designer

Joe Schmoe Saves the World

IU Theatre — Lighting Designer


IU Theatre — Electrician

Love's Labour's Lost

IU Theatre — Electrician

Dames at Sea

IU Theatre — Assistant Lighting Designer

The Drowsy Chaperone

IU Theatre — Assistant Lighting Designer

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

University Players — Lighting Designer