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Hey Little Monsters: Mahwah Professor Wins Emmy For Lady Gaga Halftime Show

Design Tech student Megan Seibel, left, with Purchase College Professor Dave Grill at the Super Bowl.
Design Tech student Megan Seibel, left, with Purchase College Professor Dave Grill at the Super Bowl. Photo Credit: Submitted

MAHWAH, N.J. -- The Emmy Awards are Sunday, Sept. 17 but one local resident already got his gold statue.

Purchase College, N.Y. Professor Dave Grill just received his fourth Emmy Award for lighting Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl Halftime Show in the category of "Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Special."

The associate professor of theatre design/technology, a Mahwah, resident, won three prior Emmy awards for lighting design in 2002, 2013, and 2015.

Megan Seibel, a Purchase student, had the opportunity of a lifetime assisting him at the halftime show. You can read her blog post here .

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