Donna Ruzika (Lighting Designer, Candida) has designed the past ten summer seasons and the 2008 fall season for the Utah Shakespearean Festival, and for 30 years, she has been the resident lighting designer for Fullerton Civic Light Opera. Donna also designs regularly for South Coast Repertory and Laguna Playhouse, and her designs have been seen at Reprise! Broadway's Best, International City Theatre, Long Beach Playhouse, Pasadena Playhouse, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and on board the Pilgrim II in Dana Point Harbor.
For the past three summers, Donna has been the associate lighting designer for the Los Angeles Philharmonic's summer musical at the Hollywood Bowl.
Her award-winning lighting has also been seen in Barcelona, Spain,
and in Bogota, Colombia.