One of American opera companies’ most prominent lighting designers, Marie Barrett has created lighting for major companies throughout the country. Among them have been LA Opera (director Andrei Serban’s hugely acclaimed production of Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel), San Diego Opera (Don Quichotte), Atlanta Opera (Faust, The Magic Flute), and Lyric Opera of Kansas City (Die Fledermaus). Her lighting for The Magic Flute has also been seen at Indiana University Opera Theater. Her work abroad includes Don Quichotte at Opera Australia in Sydney. Earlier in her career she served as assistant lighting designer at San Francisco Opera for director Jack O’Brien’s celebrated production of Porgy and Bess.