Emily Horton - electrician

Emily Horton Is currently working as the Light Show Technician at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens for the 2020 Winter Walk of Lights, where she is assisting with the install, run, and strike of the event. She graduated from Christopher Newport University in April 2019, where she studied technical theatre, focusing in Lighting. While at CNU she held the roles of Master Electrician, Electrician, and Spotlight Operator for multiple TheaterCNU productions, as well as Designer for the Theater and Dance departments Dance Concert. In addition to her roles within the Theater Department, Emily also worked at the Ferguson Center for the Arts as a Student Technician, and then as an Overhire Technician once she graduated. During the summers of 2017 and 2018, Emily worked at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, first as an intern for the Lighting team and then as the Staff Electrician. Recently she has worked at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, first as a Maze Technician for Howl-O-Scream, then as Technical Captain for Consumer Events for Christmas Town.