Jeromy Hopgood is a Detroit-based designer, author, and educator whose work includes scenery, projection design, lighting, dance, and event / installation work. His designs have been seen in professional theatres and dance companies across the United States. Recently, his projection design for Skeleton Crew at People’s Light was nominated for the Barrymore Award for Excellence in Theatre, Outstanding Media Design.
Jeromy is a proud member of United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829 and a Professor at Eastern Michigan University, where he coordinates the multidisciplinary Entertainment Design & Technology program. He is also the author of QLab 3 Show Control, and QLab 4: Projects in Video, Audio, & Lighting Control (the definitive guidebooks for Figure 53’s popular audio/video/lighting software), as well as Dance Production: Design & Technology. His newest book, The Projection Designer's Toolkit is slated for release in 2021. In addition to his books, Jeromy is a regular contributor to such trade publications as Live Design, and Stage Directions, and on his own Entertainment Design & Technology blog.
Jeromy regularly teaches master classes on projection design, as well as the industry-standard QLab show control software, which he presents at venues across the country. Jeromy has previously taught courses at the LDI Institute at Arizona State University, LDI in Las Vegas, and numerous workshops through USITT, of which he is a longstanding member and the current Vice-Commissioner for Education for the Digital Media Commission.