John Torres


John Torres (b. 1979) is a New York based lighting designer working in theatre, fashion, motion, print and exhibitions.

Professionally trained in theatrical lighting design, John has designed for artists such as stage designer and director Robert Wilson, choreographers Lucinda Childs and Trisha Brown and directors Yuval Sharon and Zack Winokur. 

Recent and upcoming theatrical engagements include, Turandot at Opera National de Paris and Tristan and Isolde at Santa Fe Opera. 

In fashion, John has designed recent shows for Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Proenza Schouler and is a regular collaborator with fashion photographer Steven Klein. 

In live music, John is a frequent collaborator with Solange Knowles and recently designed the residency for Usher at The Colosseum in Las Vegas. 

Within the visual art world, John has designed the exhibition WIk is Queen? with artist Adam Pendleton at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and will be collaborating with artist Camille Norment for her upcoming exhibition at Dia Chelsea in New York.