Dan Allers

Set and lighting designer, is a 29 year veteran of Musical Theatre, Theatre, Opera and Ballet as well as participating in some film, TV, and architectural designs.  Dan brings a wealth of knowledge to both his set and lighting designs.  He started at the Lewiston Civic Theater where he created more than 25 lighting plots including Annie, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Lil Abner; as well as 16 set designs during his tenure there. At Camelot Artist Productions, a company mounting original plays in the Los Angeles area, Dan designed over 30 productions, to include all lighting and 5 different set designs, between September 1985 and May 1986.  His credits there include such unique names as Descano, Behind the Mask, Mississippi Jade, and American Problems 303A.  Later, he worked with Music Circus of Sacramento for two consecutive summers executing light plots for different musicals each week for seven weeks running.  He has designed for such stars as Harve Presnell in The King and I, Noel Harrison in Camelot, Rex Smith in Oklahoma, Debbie Boone in The Sound of Music, Helen Ready in Call Me Madame and Anything Goes, Vickie Lawrence in Hello Dolly, Nehemiah Persoff in Oliver, and Loni Ackerman in Evita. He has also enjoyed being the lighting designer for Opera Idaho over the past 12 years, realizing over 15 grand operas on the Morrison Center Stage. These operas include Don Giovanni, Tosca and Carmen.  Previous sets for Opera Idaho include Pirates of Penzance, H.M.S. Pinafore, the Mikado, Magic Flute, Barber of Seville, and most recently Madame Butterfly.

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