YANG YU is a performing arts designer and fashion designer, primarily focusing on LIGHTING DESIGN.

Her design focus is to use light, space and music to create an environment to enhance the story telling and emotion expression. She's also interested in combining different media and technology to create an innovative conceptual visual idea.

Recent productions include lighting design for The She's & Quiltbag (Weasel Festival 2019, The Public Theater), The Lesser Magoo (2019, Don Buchwald Theater); set design for [Porto] (2018 Don Buchwald Theater); set and lighting design for St. Vincent’s Project: Novenas For a Lost Hospital (2018 Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, off-broadway workshop production). She holds a MFA degree for Design and Technical Theater in Brooklyn College, MA degree for Fashion Design in University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and B. Eng in Soochow University.