Garvin Jellison

Stage Manager, Production Manager, Lighting Designer, Artist Collaborator


I'm Garvin Jellison

I’m a backstage theater professional, specializing in stage management, production management, and lighting design. Presently, I work a lot on touring and dance productions, however I have a background in theater and I am at home backstage at any type of event.


A brief summary of some of my work.



  • Trinity Irish Dance Company
  • Joffrey Ballet
  • Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
  • Alonzo King LINES Ballet
  • Chicago Flamenco
  • Minnesota Dance Theatre
  • James Sewell Ballet
  • TU Dance
  • Honey Pot Performance
  • Ballet Legere
  • Black Label Movement
  • Natya Dance Company
  • Threads Dance Project
  • Ballet Minnesota
  • Tour: Shatner’s World - Stage Manager
  • Tour: Anthony Bourdain - Tour Manager
  • Tour: Neil deGrasse Tyson - Tour Manager
  • Tour: Bill Nye - Stage Manager
  • Intl. Tour: Trinity Irish Dance Company (Japan) - Production Stage Manager
  • Tour: Wild Kratts Live! - Technical Director and Stage Manager
  • Tour: Alonso King LINES Ballet - Production Asst. & Lighting Director
  • Production Manager: Haven Theatre Company (2015)
  • Production Manager: The New Colony (2013)

Download a copy of my resume.

Below are image samples of my design work. Larger galleries are available for most shows

Contact Me

If you are looking for a designer, stage manager, collaborator, production manager, or just a consultation about an event, please drop me a line.

Email: garvinjellison [at]

I can also be reached by phone:
Mobile: 651-592-4967