Nick Chamernik is a Lighting Designer and Theatre Technician based out of Chicago, Illinois. He recently graduated from Illinois State University, where he received a BS in Technical Theatre Design and Production with a concentration in Lighting Design. During his time at school, Nick worked as an Assistant Stage Manager for ISU’s Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality, a student stagehand for several IATSE Local 193 roadshows, and various production positions on a multitude of main-stage and off-stage shows. He has also spent the past two summers with the Illinois Shakespeare Festival, the most recent of which he served as the Master Electrician. When he’s not drafting light plots or working backstage, Nick enjoys writing short stories, painting happy little trees, and hiking through state parks.