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Johnny Moreno

By Steven Franco

Johnny Moreno (Video/Projection Designer, he/him) is a media and production designer for live performance, a creative director and filmmaker working in multiple disciplines. He works as video and lighting director & designer with multi-Grammy Award winning singer Lila Downs. Recently he was the scenic & video designer of Fandango for Butterflies (and coyotes) at La Jolla Playhouse & Production Designer on José Rivera’s short film The Fall of a Sparrow. As a filmmaker & cinematographer, he creates, directs & produces visual material across a variety of mediums. Select Projects: I Am A Seagull by The Chekhov Project (, Executive Producer of award winning short film Early Light, He has provided additional camera work for Broadway’s MJ the Musical, Dear Evan Hansen and Here Lies Love. Recent theater design includes Weightless; WP Theater, Addressless; Rattlestick Theater, For All the Women Who Thought They Were Mad; Soho Rep, A Grave is Given Supper; New Ohio Theater. Power of the Dog; Juilliard, Installations: Sweet Crude; Anna Kustera Gallery, As Above So Below; Dumbo Arts Festival, Whitney White’s Definition Installation; Bushwick Starr. Johnny is a Drama Desk and a Hewes Design Award Nominee for his theater work and is a BDA North American Design Award winner for his work at MTV Networks. MFA Yale School of Drama. IG/Twitter: @johnnymoreno.