Marc Parent

Lighting Designer

Marc Parent has worked as a lighting designer for 30 years, creating designs for many choreographers in Montreal’s contemporary dance scene, as well as theatre and opera. Since 1990 Marc has lit most of Peggy Baker’s solo work and all of her ensemble dances. Many of Marc’s designs have been seen over the years in Toronto including Akshongay for Nova Dance, Villanelle + S for José Navas/Compagnie Flak, and Te souvientil? by Louise Bédard/Sylvain Émard. He is currently resident lighting designer for Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal. Marc is the recipient of a Dora Mavor Moore Award for his lighting design for Peggy Baker Dance Projects’ 2013 Toronto season, Stereophonic and garnered a Dora nomination for the lighting of locus plot (2014).