Reza Behjat is a New York based lighting designer who works in theater, dance and film. He began his career in Iran – where he was born and raised – working with some of the prominent directors on various productions for several years.
Reza finds himself open to adventure in his work and tries unknown experiences to create art. In the process of being an international artist and developing his knowledge and experiences, he decided to leave Iran. In 2014, he moved to New York City to pursue his MFA degree in Lighting Design at New York University - Tisch School of the Arts where he was offered a full ride.
He is the recipient of several fellowships including Design Fellowship at Chautauqua Theater Company, and DesignWing Fellow at Great Plains Theater Conference (GPTC).
Reza resides in Brooklyn, New York.