Marc Parent debuts with Pacific Opera Victoria as lighting designer for the April 2020 production of Bizet’s Carmen. Marc has worked as a lighting designer for 30 years, creating designs for many choreographers in Montreal’s contemporary dance scene, as well as for theatre and opera.
Since 1990, he has lit most of Peggy Baker’s solo work and all of her ensemble dances. He is currently resident lighting designer for Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal. Marc’s extraordinary work with Peggy Baker Dance Projects has garnered Dora Mavor Moore Awards in lighting design for two Toronto seasons: Split Screen Stereophonic (2013), and Phase Space (2016).