Lee Li
Visiting Assistant Professor, Theater and Performance Studies
BFA., Shanghai Theater Academy; MFA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Appointed In
Keck 210
MW 12pm-2:30pm or by appointment or Zoom

Xinyuan Li is a scenic and lighting designer and visual artist based in California and Shanghai.

He obtained dual master's degrees in Scenic and Lighting Design from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Lighting Design from the Shanghai Theatre Academy. Lee is currently serving as a visiting assistant professor at Occidental College in Los Angeles, and a member of George Tsypin Opera Factory Studio and James F Ingalls Lighting Studio. As a design assistant, he has been closely involved in productions such as the opera "Beatrice Di Tenda" at the Paris Bastille Opera, the ballet "The Art of Fugue" at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, the opera "The Gambler" at the Salzburg Summer Festival in Austria, the cultural and tourism project "EPang Palace" in Xi'an, and the music concert "Monochromatic Light (Afterlife)" at Park Avenue Armory in New York, as well as the play "The Seagull" produced by the Druid Theatre Company in the UK.

Individual design works in the United States include: "Elevada," "Roe," "Oedipus at Colonus," "A Dream Play," "The Red Oleanders," "Mlima's Tale," "Legally Blonde," "Yellow Face," "The Water Station," "What if if only," "Air," and more.

Design works in China include: "The Postman," "Jigokuhen," "Love Prison," and the Shanghai Jazz Music Festival, among others.