Parjad Sharifi is a Vancouver-based theatre scenographer and theatre-maker. He has been nominated and won Jessie Richardson Awards for outstanding lighting design. Parjad has collaborated with theatre and dance companies as a designer and deviser in Vancouver and across Canada, such as The Arts Club, Neworld Theatre, Leaky Heaven, Fight with a Stick, Theatre Replacement, Theatre Conspiracy, Rumble Theatre, Pi Theatre, 605 Collective, and Kokoro Dance.
Parjad’s research interest is exploring designing techniques of expressive scenography and bioscenography in performing arts and urban design within the context of digital and interactive technologies. He is the Associate professor of scenography and theatre in School of Creative Arts at the University of The Fraser Valley and is also a member of Associated Designer of Canada