Heather McAvoy, ASTC

Email: hmcavoy@Schulershook.com

Heather is the President & CEO of the firm and has been with Landry & Bogan since 1986.   Her theatrical production experience spans more than 30 years and includes stage and production management, electrics, technical direction, scenic, costume, and lighting design, and acting.   She developed her specialization in lighting design at NYU and has been a member of United Scenic Artists since 1986.   She has designed lighting for commercial, regional, civic and university theatre and dance as well as rock and roll and gallery display.

Heather is the team leader for project management. She also assists architects in designing flexible and accessible stage and work lighting mounting positions and support spaces.   She designs state-of-the-art performance lighting systems, from concept through construction documents, as well as guiding the team in the design of theatrical electrical systems.   She also inspects and tests completed systems and uses her theatrical experience for general project consulting.


BA, Stanford University, 1983
MFA, New York University Tisch School of the Arts, 1986


Landry & Bogan, 1986-present
Free-lance lighting design, 1980-present


American Society of Theatre Consultants
United Scenic Artists, IATSE Local USA829
United States Institute for Theatre Technology
Illuminating Engineering Society of North America

Service to Community

LHPUSD Drama Program Stage Manager, 2002-2012
Trustee, La Honda Pescadero USD, 2006-2010
Stanford Coastside Club Treasurer
American Youth Soccer Organization Referee
Ram's Head Theatrical Society Alumni Board, Stanford University
County Service Area #7 Customer Advisory Committee, Vice-Chair