Megan de Araujo
Assistant Technical Director
Offices & Programs
Megan de Araujo joined the full-time staff of the Norton Center as Associate Technical Director in 2017. She currently works to assist the Technical Director with all technical aspects of the Norton Center productions, including lighting, sets, sound, and props. Megan is primarily interested in lighting and moving light programming, doing the design and programming of all shows without a dedicated Lighting Designer. Before coming to the Norton Center full-time, Megan worked as the in-house lighting technician on a freelance basis for both the Norton Center and the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts.
Some of her other freelance credits include lighting programmer for various UK Opera Theater productions (Sweeney Todd, Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera, and South Pacific), stagehand and technician for the Boy Scouts of America Jamboree in West Virginia, and lighting technician and stagehand for the Frazier Museum’s installation of the Hunger Games Exhibit. Before her career freelancing, Megan sailed around the Hawaiian Islands as the lighting technician for the Norwegian Cruise Lines ship The Pride of America. Megan graduated with a B.A. in Theater from Grinnell College in 2009. She currently lives in Lexington with her husband, Henry.