John Ambrosone

John Ambrosone

Associate Professor - Lighting Design

John Ambrosone directs the M.F.A. Lighting Design program at Virginia Tech. He has designed lighting for numerous Broadway, Off Broadway, regional, and international productions. These credits include theatre, opera, and dance performances. 

Contact Me

(540) 231-9012
342 Henderson Hall (0141)
195 Alumni Mall
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Areas of Expertise

Education & Training

  • M.F.A., Virginia Tech
  • B.A., State University of New York at Fredonia

What gives you the most satisfaction as a teacher?

When a student realizes that they have created something of unique artistic expression, either on stage or in a classroom, and they understand why it happened.

What is the most important quality for any student in the performing arts to cultivate?

A passion for non-stop learning, creating, and collaborating for the rest of your life.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member of United Scenic Artists local 829 (USA)
  • Member of United States Institute For Theatre Technology

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