Cory Pattak is a New York City based Lighting Designer whose New York design credits include Final Follies (Primary Stages), Stalking the Bogeyman (New World Stages), Revolution in the Elbow…(Minetta Lane), Handle with Care (Westside Theatre), Witnessed by the World, COAL, Do Not Disturb (59E59), Skippyjon Jones (Theatreworks USA), This Side of Paradise (St. Clements), Unlocked, Nymph Errant, With Glee, The Blue Flower (Prospect Theatre), Hot Mess in Manhattan (Chernuchin), Ingmar Bergman’s Persona (HERE), The Maiden’s Prayer (InProximity Theatre), Dreyfus in Rehearsal (Beckett Theatre), Mercy Thieves, Ride (Outhouse Theatre), They’re Playing Our Song, Our Town (Actor’s Fund), Thank You Kind Spirit (Target Margin), Happy We’ll Be (Roseland Ballroom), Freddie Falls in Love (Diamond Stage), Spitting in the Face of the Devil (United Solo Fest), Subverted (Theatre 54) and many NY Fringe and NYMF shows.
Regional credits include Flashdance: the musical (US National Tour), The Music Man, In the Heights, Little Shop of Horrors (Kennedy Center-Broadway Center Stage), Dog and Pony (Old Globe), The Fabulous Lipitones (Goodspeed), A Little More Alive, Side by Side by Sondheim (Kansas City Rep), Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods (Portland Stage), The Prince of Egypt, Newsies (Tuacahn Amphitheater), Newsies, Born Yesterday, The Audience, Other Desert Cities, Me and My Girl (Maltz Jupiter Theatre), In the Heights (Olney Theatre; Helen Hayes Nom), Everything is Wonderful, The Book of Joseph (Everyman Theatre), Single Girls Guide, A Christmas Carol (Cap Rep), Havana Music Hall (Actors' Playhouse; Carbonell Nom), Ebenezer Scrooge's Big Playhouse Christmas Show (Bucks County Playhouse), Santaland Diaries, Fully Committed (Syracuse Stage), Mansfield Park (Indianapolis Opera), Xanadu (Hangar Theatre), The Other Place, The Road to Where, Forever (Weston Playhouse), The Rocky Horror Show (Lyric Theatre of OK), Always, Patsy Cline (Bristol Riverside), Liberty (Warner Theatre), A Christmas Carol (Arkansas Rep), Shipwrecked! (Penguin Rep), Violet (Capital City Theatre), 42nd Street (Resorts Casino), A Chorus Line, Rent, My Fair Lady, Guys and Dolls, Hairspray, South Pacific, The Music Man, Memphis, Thoroughly Modern Millie, 1776, Once (Engeman Theatre), High School Musical (Surflight), Woodloch Pines Resort Showroom Show, Noises Off, Les Miserables, Spelling Bee, Parallel Lives, Boeing Boeing, No Sex Please... (Northern Stage), Cats, West Side Story, Jesus Christ Superstar, Footloose, Annie (Pittsburgh Musical Theatre), Rounding Third, Our Lady of 121st Street (The Redhouse), The Complete Works…Shakespeare (Shadow Lawn Stage.)
International: Singin' In The Rain (IMM, Sãu Paulo, Brazil; Bibi Ferreira Award Best Lighting Design), Letters to Santa Clause (Misi Producciones, Bogatá Colombia)
Associate/Assistant: Newsies (Paper Mill Playhouse, Broadway, US Tour, Theatrical Film), Peter and the Starcatcher (NYTW, Broadway, New World Stages, US Tour - Tony Award), A Time to Kill, An Evening with Patti Lupone & Mandy Patinkin, The Story of My Life, Irena’s Vow (Broadway), Heathers: the musical (New World Stages), Band Geeks, How to Succeed… (Goodspeed), Daddy Long Legs (Off-Broadway/Regional/London), Chicago, Wizard of Oz (US Tours), 42nd Street (TOTS Tour), Side Effects (MCC), Paint Your Wagon, Lost in the Stars, Where’s Charley (Encores!), The Devil’s Music (St. Lukes), Shamu’s Christmas Miracle (Seaworld), The Nutcracker (NJ Ballet), Gem of the Ocean, I Am My Own Wife, Broadway (Pittsburgh Public), Essential Self-Defense, Rapture Blister Burn (Playwrights Horizons), The Internationalist (Vineyard), Altar Boyz (Adirondack Theatre Fest), The Yellow Brick Road (Theatreworks USA), and multiple years of BC/EFA Easter Bonnet and Broadway Backwards.
Upcoming Designs: Sunset Boulevard (Sãu Paulo, Brazil), West Side Story (Maltz Jupiter Theatre), Footloose (Norwegian Cruise Line), When You Wish (Tuacahn Amphitheater), Passing Through (Goodspeed Musicals), In the Heights (Sacramento Music Circus).
Cory is a proud member of United Scenic Artists Local 829 and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Design/Technical Theatre from Syracuse University. He is also the host and creator of in 1: the podcast, a podcast featuring interviews with theatrical designers available at in1podcast.com and in the iTunes store.