Thank you for your interest! Life has been full, so listed here are the things I have found the most interesting. Please inquire if you need additional information about any unlisted projects, experience, education, etc.
MFA, Theatre (Design)
University of California, Irvine
Golden West College, Photography & Graphic Design
2019 Whiskers First Place, Contemporary Art Gallery Online
2019 Elephant Eye Special Merit Award, LightSpaceTime.art
1998 Las Damas Ruth Chisler Memorial Scholarship for Photography
Lester Horton Dance Award: Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Design
2010 Hammerklavier Raiford Rogers Modern Ballet
2007 Celebrate Dance Producer, Jamie Nichols
2006 La Jupe backhausdance
2004 Sitting on January backhausdance
Art for Wellness
Glendale Adventist Hospital permanent installation. Acute Patient Care Tower.
Connecting Through Beauty
Wylder Hall. Long Beach, CA. Solo show/18 pieces. 2011
Up Close: A Celebration of Beauty
Long Beach Public Library, Main Branch. Solo show/18 pieces. 2010-2011
Animals Art Exhibition 2019
In Motion: The Human Body in Movement
Beach Cities Health District. Redondo Beach, CA. 2010
Developpe. Digital collage on canvas
Monique L'Heureux Photography
Carl Broderick Gallery. Laguna Beach, CA. Solo show/20 pieces. 2008
Collage Artists of America
VIVA Gallery. Van Nuys, CA. 2006
River Jen. Collage of chromogenic prints
2006 Photography Exhibition
Long Beach Arts. Long Beach, CA
Shawna Spiral. Collage of chromogenic prints
Portraits, Real and Unreal
The Stage Gallery. Merrick, NY
Question. Digital art, ink jet image on board
Made in California
City of Brea Gallery. Brea, CA
Lemur, Spring Fairie. Photogram and mixed media
Centered on the Center
Huntington Arts Center. Huntington Beach, California
Fruits of Our Labor. Hand painted, toned, black and white prints
Golden West College Fine Arts Gallery. Huntington Beach, CA
Ballet, An Introspective, Part I. Black and white prints, text, mixed media, installation.
A Sampling of Custom Photography Collaborations:
-Pilates Studio Brochure, including images of studio personnel and machinery.
-Company website content, images of personnel and offices
-Engagement Portraits, in studio and on location.
-Dance Program Covers, company portraits in performance or in studio.
-Family Portraiture, including infants, on location, at home, or at special events.
CV: Lighting Design
A Sampling of Reviews:
"Her duet with Briscoe, bathed in Monique L'Heureux's sumptuous lighting, assumed heroic proportions..."
Los Angeles Times. Victoria Looseleaf. Raiford Rogers Modern Ballet.
"...the pared-down pieces showcased clean, precise technique, deft, diverse choreography and evocative lighting by Monique L'Heureux."
Orange County Register. Pamela Diamond. National Choreographers Initiative
"Monique L'Heureux's fine lighting design nicely responded to the accompanying music from Bohuslav Martinu's Piano Quartet No. 1."
Attitude, The Dancer's Magazine. David Lipfort. Raiford Rogers Modern Ballet
"...The night's imaginative lighting designs were by Monique L'Heureux."
Orange County Register. Laura Bleiberg. backhausdance
"...Lighting designer Monique L'Heureux enforced considerable variety..."
Los Angeles Times. Lewis Segal. Danza Floricanto
A Sampling of Dance Designs:
National Choreographers Initiative. Irvine Barclay Theatre, Segerstrom PAC. Choreographers include: Ma Cong, Sidra Bell, Amy Seiwert, James Sewell, Luca Veggetti
Barak Ballet. Broad Stage, Wallis Annenberg, ARC Pasadena, Moss Theatre.
Raiford Rogers Modern Ballet. Dance Theatre Workshop, Ailey Center, Luckman PAC.
French Twist by Ma Cong. Smuin Ballet
Made in Mumbai by Anjani & Amrapali Ambegaokar. Cerritos PAC, Royce Hall.
Alice in Wonderland by Robert Sund. Irvine Barclay Theatre
blue13's Khel by Achinta McDaniel . John Anson Ford Theatre
Fall for Dance-Ball Passing by Charles Moulton. Orange County PAC
Regional Dance America National Festival. Benedum PAC. (designed lighting for forty dance companies (five concerts) over five days.)
Media City Ballet. Men of the Ballet Russe. Natasha Richardson. Wilshire Ebell
Modern Los Angeles Dances by Hae Kyung Lee, Linda Lack, Bradley Michaud. Cal Plaza.
Sundar Kala Kendra Foundation. Royce Hall, Occidental Thorne Hall, Plummer Auditorium
Other dance companies and choreographers worked for include:
Dance Peninsula, Patricia Stander, South Bay Ballet, Charles Maple, Ballet Pacifica, Molly Lynch, SOLA , Regina Klenjoski , Jazz Spectrum, Christine Baltes, Rhapsody in Taps, Linda Sohl-Ellison, Jazz Tap Ensemble, Lynn Dally, Danza Floricanto, Gema Sandoval, Dance Kaleidoscope
A Sampling of Theatrical Designs
Motion Picture and Television Fund Event directed by Bill Condon. Sony Studios. Performers (among others): Shirley MacLaine, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jennifer Hudson, Hugh Jackman, Dick Van Dyke, Chita Rivera, Kristin Chenoweth, Vanessa Williams.
Wizard of Oz, Annie. Childrens Theatre Experience. Alex Theatre, Plummer Auditorium.
Laura, featuring Linda Hamilton and directed by Lynnete McNeil. Tiffany Theatre.
Hollywood Bowl Summer Season, Showboat, Carousel. Directors included John Mauceri,
John Bowab. Performers included: Marcel Marceau, Diana Krall, Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, John Williams, Amy Tan, Ann Miller, Peter, Paul and Mary, Pink Martini, Charlotte Church.
Deathtrap directed by Glenn Casale. South Bay Playhouse.
Present Laughter directed by Richard Seyd. Pasadena Playhouse.
Oklahoma, The Music Man, Quilters, Our Country's Good directed by Ron Scarlata. Marsee Auditorium, El Camino Campus Theatre.
30th Anniversary Celebration. Mark Taper Forum.
Gretty Goodtime directed by Shirley Jo Finney. Falcon Theatre.
A Child's Christmas in Wales directed by Andrew Barnicle. Laguna Playhouse.
Best Little Whorehouse in Texas directed by Irv Kimber. Redondo Beach CLO
Instructor for the dance department. Taught stage management, production, and how to communicate about dance as an art form.
Loyola Marymount University
Instructor for the dance department. Taught stage management and production for dance.
El Camino College
Instructor for the theatre department. Taught courses in technical theatre and production.
Guest instructor. Taught various subjects, including portfolio basics, employment strategies, business etiquette.
Additional credits and references available on request.