Jesús López is a production stage manager, lighting designer, freelance visual multidisciplinary artist, published fine-art photographer & story teller, and an aspiring producer of the performance arts.
In the Summer of 2016, Jesús published his first book of poetry & photography titled I See Red, under the penname K. Zakrevski, available worldwide for distribution through Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com.
During his studies at UTEP, Jesús worked as a Lighting Shop Student Supervisor & as a Publicity Artist at the UTEP Department of Theater and Dance. Jesús is also the Production Manager for K.B. Theatre Company in El Paso, TX., a young theatre company he co-founded and runs with long time collaborator and friend, artistic director Stephanie Carrillo, a company which focuses on supporting young local artists with their career development, partnered with thChrch. He also staged managed two consecutive summers at the Monomoy Theater (2017 & 2018, summer stock) in Chatham, MA, and was one of two production stage managers for the New Swan Shakespeare Festival in California for their 2019 season. Jesús is currently set to PSM two main stage dance shows & ASM one main stage drama show during UCI's 2019-2020 Season; he will also be the Assistant Artistic Director for New Swan Shakespeare Festivals' 2020 season.
In his free time, Jesús keeps creating. He loves what he does.
Some of his biggest inspirations in the arts are the photographers Duane Michals & Francesca Woodman as well as artists Nicola Samori, Roberto Ferri, Eugenio Salvador Dalí & Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio & the choreographer/director Damien Jalet. His literature & poetic inspirations, whom have motivated him to continue pursuing a new unconventional style for playwriting & experimentation for lyrical productions are Roberto Bolaño, Mary Oliver, Anne Carson, Sarah Kane, Benjamin Saenz, Mark Danielewski, Octavio Solis, Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz, Dylan Thomas, Wisława Szymborska & the Wachowski Sisters.
*All photography in this website was taken by Jesús López unless stated otherwise*
(c)opyright Jesús López 2019