Meet the team

SeifAllah Salotto-Cristobal

SeifAllah Salotto-Cristobal, he/him,his (Projection Designer) is a father, husband, educator, and storyteller who has traveled across the country designing lighting and digital media for Theatre, Opera, Dance, Concerts, and Live Events for the past 18 years. His career has taken him across the country and has allowed him to design for Theatre, Opera, Dance, Musical Concerts, and Events. He has had the privilege to work on projects with many companies including Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Program (Providence, RI), Portland Stage Company (Portland, ME), Umbrella Stage Company (Concord, MA), Ogunquit Playhouse (Ogunquit, ME), Maine State Music Theatre (Brunswick, ME), Remote Theatre Project (Brooklyn, NY), Opera Maine (Portland, ME), Opera Colorado (Denver, CO), Palm Beach Opera (Palm Beach, FL), Tulsa Opera (Tulsa, OK), Boston Conservatory @ Berklee (Boston, MA), Unicorn Theatre (Kansas City, MO), Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts (Warsaw, IN), and Theatre at Monmouth (Monmouth, ME). He holds a Master of Fine Arts in Design from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a focus on Lighting and Projection Design and is the Assistant Professor of Lighting Design and Interim Chair for the Department of Theatre at the University of Southern Maine where he brings his knowledge and experience to help shape the next generation of theatre professionals, focusing on developing complete storytelling and creating a more equitable industry. In the classroom, Seif has a particular interest in creating a more accessible and hopeful classroom.