Mike Durst (Lighting Designer)
Mike is a Chicago based Lighting Designer and ensemble member with A Red Orchid Theatre. Off Broadway credits include Primary Stages, 59e59, and Cherry Lane. National Tour credits include IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA: ‘THE NIGHTMAN COMETH’. Regional and local credits include Court Theatre, McCarter Theatre, Huntington Theatre Co, Lookingglass Theatre, Olney Theatre Center, Cardinal Stage, Detroit Public Theatre, Timeline, A Red Orchid, The Hypocrites, The House Theatre, Theater Wit, Remy Bumppo, The Gift Theatre, and others. Mike is a lecturer of Lighting Design at The University of Chicago and a consultant on theatrical renovations. He is a recipient of Chicago’s Jeff award, L.A.’s Ovation award, and San Diego’s Craig Noel award. Mike is a member of IATSE Local 2 and United Scenic Artists 829. Visit MikeDurst.com for more information.