Benjamin Pilat is a lighting designer and educator with a career spanning 10+ years in multiple segments of the lighting industry.

As Lighting Director of Los Angeles Ballet, Pilat had the opportunity to create lighting designs for more than a dozen world-premiere ballets. While head of the Production/Design program at Pepperdine University, he helped empower students with the skills to build successful careers. 

Member: USA, 829. MFA (Lighting Design) Boston University.

  Design Clients Include:

  • Yale University

  • Juilliard Opera

  • International City Theatre

  • Chaminade University of Honolulu

  • Actors’ Shakespeare Project

  • Music Academy of the West

  • Boston Playwrights’ Theatre

  • Commonwealth Opera

  • The Attic Theater Company

  Associate/Assistant Designs Include:

  • Master Class (on Broadway)

  • Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (on Broadway)

  • MLB Network Launch

  • ESPN SportsCenter LA

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