A native of Montgomery, AL. Lyndell T. McDonald is the Technical Director and Lighting Designer for Yonder Contemporary Dance Company. He is also the Technical Supervisor for the Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Alabama. He is a member of the IATSE local 78 stage union. He has served as lighting designer and technical director for Dance Alabama, Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre, and lighting designer for Contemporary Choreographers Collective (COCO) Dance Festival in Trinidad and Tobago and for American College Dance Association South-West Region Conference at Texas Tech University.