Claude Heintz

Faculty Associate

cheintz@education.wisc.edu


429A Lathrop Hall

1050 University Ave

Madison, WI 53706-1304

Heintz, Claude

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CLAUDE HEINTZ is a theatrical and software designer who has created lighting, settings, and video for numerous works seen onstage including hundreds of dance concerts with choreographers from around the globe. Recent highlights include pieces by Joe Goode, Heidi Latsky, Sean Curran and Anna Halprin. Mr. Heintz also designs hardware and writes software for theatrical lighting and show control. Twenty-five years ago, MacLux Pro(tm) was one of the first software applications specifically created for drawing light plots. Currently Mr. Heintz’s software, including LXBeams, LXConsole, and open source dmx hardware-software libraries are used for everything from art/performance events to theater and dance to Hollywood movies.

Heintz, Claude

Haley Johnson performing Li Chiao-Ping’s “dirt”. Photo by Maureen Janson

Education

  • MFA Theatre Arts , University of Oregon, 1991
  • BA Theatre , State University of New York-Plattsburgh, 1986

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  • Heintz, C., & Curran, S. Faculty Concert 2020. Performance presented at the , Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Madison Wisconsin.
  • Heintz, C., Corby, K. E., & Hanson, C. Kate Corby & Dancers with The Seldoms. Performance presented at the , Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Heintz, C. the winter rise. Performance presented at the , Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Heintz, C., & Skog, M. Consider it not So Deeply. Performance presented at the , The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Heintz, C., Halprin, A., & Smiley, B. Parades and Changes. Performance presented at the , Union Theater Play Circle, Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Heintz, C., & Newman, R. East Nor West. Performance presented at the , Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Heintz, C., & Walker, C. Unmasked. Performance presented at the , Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Heintz, C., & Latsky, H. Rule of Three. Performance presented at the , Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Heintz, C., & Goode, J. Unearth. Performance presented at the , Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Heintz, C., & Jones, B. T. Pillars. Performance presented at the , Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Madison, Wisconsin.

Select Awards and Honors

  • Academic Staff Excellence Award, School of Education, 2005