Kat Zhou

Kat C. Zhou is a lighting designer who plans to be New York-based once we’re allowed outside again. Recent theatre credits include Wolf Play (Company ONE), Marie & Rosetta (Greater Boston Stage Company), and The Book Club Play (Boston Playwrights’ Theatre). Opera credits include The Rake’s Progress (BU Opera Institute), The Cunning Little Vixen (BU Opera Institute/Glimmerglass), and Le Nozze di Figaro (Harvard College Opera). She also designed for the American Modern Opera Company’s 2019 Run AMOC! Festival. As an assistant lighting designer, she has worked with the A.R.T., Huntington Theatre Company, BalletX, and Cincinnati Opera. Notable assisting projects include The Black Clown (A.R.T., Lincoln Center) and Moby Dick (A.R.T.).


She is the former president/managing director of the Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert & Sullivan Players, and currently serves as the artist-in-residence at the Signet Society. She received an AB in mathematics from Harvard College and has an Erdős number of 3.

MFA Lighting Design