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CASEY COWAN's extensive experience ranges from co-designing the lighting for the world premiere of Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches to designing the architectural lighting for ABC's Nightline offices in Washington D.C. Her theatrical lighting designs have been seen in productions of Angels in America, directed by Oskar Eustis, and The Thrill directed by Robert Egan at the Mark Taper Forum Taper Too, Laughing Wild directed by Dennis Erdman at the Tiffany Theatre, The Marriage of Bette and Boo directed by Dennis Erdman, and Death of a Salesman directed by Bill Bushnell, both at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, and Brooklyn Laundry directed by James L. Brooks at the Coronet Theatre. Her most recent work includes the lighting designs for The Music Man, and My Fair Lady at the Hollywood Bowl with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, both directed by Gordon Hunt.

For her work she has received a Dramalogue Award, the L.A. Weekly Award, and awards from the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. She served for six years as a lighting designer for Walt Disney Imagineering, where she designed the lighting for various attractions at Disneyland Paris, Tokyo Disneyland, and Walt Disney World. She spent an additional five years at Walt Disney Imagineering Research and Development researching and evaluating lighting technology for any and all branches of the Walt Disney Company. Currently, Casey is the Director of Lighting Design for the University of Southern California School of Theatre.