Performance is Alive
And lighting gives it breath.
Live performance is a constantly evolving art and it takes someone who can evolve with it to be able to harness its full potential. Lighting has the ability to unite the design elements as well as establish strong emotional and psychological connections with the audience. It truly has endless possibilities and the user of this artform must be able to wield every option that lighting presents in order to achieve a higher level of art and performance.
Josh is the Head of Lighting at Western Illinois University and a freelance lighting designer. He is the resident lighting designer for A Public Fit in Las Vegas, Nevada as well as with Pegasus Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Josh has worked in many facets of the entertainment industry including concerts, dance, theatre, corporate, and academia. He loves helping to teach the next generation and push the bounderies of lighting design with other amazing artists across the country.