Joshua H. Legate
Joshua is a video artist and designer of projections, lighting, scenery, and sound for theatre, film, and installations. A Montana native, he is a graduate of the The University of Montana where he studied primarily as actor and Stage Technician.
After graduation he moved to New York, where he earned his Master of Arts Degree with a specialization in lighting design, technical direction, and drama theory and criticism at SUNY Binghamton.
Theatre work includes collaborations with numerous institutions including Galumpha Dance Company, Castleton Opera Festival, Valley Musical Theatre, Central Washington Dance Ensemble, Bare Bait Dance Company, The Crystal Theatre, Montana Repertory Theatre, The Ellensburg Opera, Dorset Theatre Festival, The Village Theatre, Utah Lyric Theatre, and many more.
In addition to design for theatre he has also worked as an Adjunct Professor of Lighting Design and Technology with Central Washington University. He designed numerous productions for Central Washington University and Yakima Valley Community College, while also mentoring students and overseeing production in the Light Shop.
He received his MFA from the University of Washington as a student in the design program, and has lectured at Central Washington University, Yakima Valley Community College, Flathead Valley Community College, and The Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Joshua is currently the Visiting Assistant Professor of Design at Utah State University's Theatre Arts Department where he is teaching and mentoring in Scenic, Lighting, and Projection Design.
Joshua was raised in Kalispell, Montana where he grew up hiking, camping, and producing theatre with a family that is heavily involved in educational and community theatre. The stage and production shops quickly became a second home for Joshua. When he is not busy putting up a show, Joshua can usually be found exploring the countryside with his dog, Penelope.