Sarah Jean Elliott is a M.F.A. in Theatre candidate with a specialization in live design and production (lighting design). She earned her B.A. in Theatre from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she worked in many capacities on a variety of professional productions. After graduation, Elliott had the wonderful opportunity to work in multiple regional theaters as an electrician, designer and programmer, including Baltimore Center Stage, Barter Theatre and Stagedoor Manor. Most recently, she served as the master electrician for Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach, Florida where she had the opportunity to collaborate with many amazing artists and reignited her passion for design.