Ted Boyce-Smith is a lighting designer based in New York but a native of San Francisco, CA. Prior to coming to LDG, Ted worked as a lighting and projection designer for theater, dance, opera, live television, corporate and private events. His work has been seen on and off Broadway, for commercial tours as well as in regional and international productions for over a decade. Currently he acts as a coverage lighting director at CNN and Bloomberg Television. MFA: NYU Tisch
Anthony Tornambene is LDG’s Equipment Coordinator, based at our warehouse space in New Jersey. Since beginning his career at the company in 2015, Anthony has enjoyed a variety of roles, ranging from Production Assistant to freelance Assistant Lighting Director at CNN. After work, Anthony is often playing Dungeons & Dragons and traveling the world with his wife Julia. BFA: SUNY Buffalo
Sky is an Assistant Lighting Designer currently assigned to the CNN Bureau. Originally from Long Island, NY, Sky enjoys traveling, hockey and is a music/concert lover. BFA: University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Evan joined LDG full time in 2021 as a Gaffer. He was part of LDG’s team supporting the 2020 Election Cycle coverage, coverage of the MLB National League Championship Series, NBA All Stars, and NCAA Men’s Final Four games as well as studio installations across the US. Originally from Vermont and after years based in Chicago, Evan has a wide range of experience working with installed systems and live events. He holds several industry manufacturer & safety certifications.
Daniel DeFranco started as a Production Assistant at LDG in July of 2021. Currently, he serves as the Scheduling Coordinator for LDG, managing the staffing & crewing of all projects. Daniel is a recent graduate of Muhlenberg College, where he received degrees in both Theatre: Stage Management, and Business Administration.
Joining LDG in 2019, Robin Wallace is an Assistant Lighting Director currently assigned to CNN. Originally from the Chicago area, she enjoys reading and various artistic endeavors in her time not spent at work or in the theater. BFA: The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University
Jon Goss is the Director of Equipment Operations who started working for LDG in 2013. Jon’s focus is on new studio installations and special events and is currently gearing up for a busy 2020 election season. He was a part of LDG’s install at China Central Television, SNY’s Studios at 4 World Trade Center, and CNN’s move to Hudson Yards in NYC. The Baltimore native previously worked for Glimmerglass Opera, Florida Grand Opera, and the Adrienne Arsht Center for Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. Jon received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Rollins College.
Dante Olivia Smith is a Lighting Director currently assigned to NYC’s CNN studios. Dante comes to LDG from the world of theatrical lighting and scenic design where she worked with Hartford Stage, Signature Theatre, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, and DC’s Studio Theatre among others. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, she’s considered NYC home for a good many years now and can be found antiquing or baking when not on the job. MFA: NYU Tisch