Brian Allard, Designer. CM KLING + ASSOCIATES.

Bachelor of Arts Technical Theatre
George Mason University

Assoc. IALD

Brian Allard

Senior Designer, IALD | IES

Brian joined CM KLING 2016, although he had worked with the firm as a freelance designer since 2014. His expertise is in lighting controls and systems programming with a background in theater, dance, opera, museum exhibitions, hospitality, and convention centers.

His architectural lighting design portfolio includes Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale, AZ; Memphis Convention Center in Memphis, TN; Element Skysong Hotel in Scottsdale, AZ; and M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD (home of the NFL Baltimore Ravens).

His theatre lighting design portfolio includes award-nominated lighting designs took stage at the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Theater, New Victory Theater, Ailey Citigroup Theater, and the CityDance Center at Strathmore. And his museum and exhibit lighting design portfolio includes over 100 exhibits for private and national museums. He is an of Award winner of the Helen Hayes Award for Excellence in Lighting Design and five time nominee, and a two-time finalist, Metro DC Dance Awards.