Blue Eyes Designs


Current and Recent Projects

PAC Technical Director, Harper College, Palatine, IL (July 2016 – present)

Modern Broadway, Elgin Community College (March 2022)
The Nutcracker, Rockford Dance Company (December 2021)
Billy Elliot,(as Master Electrician/Programmer)Music Theater Works (December 2021)

Lighting Design Credits

Our Town, Rolling Meadows High School
Little Women (musical), Elgin Community College
Little Women (play), Rolling Meadows High School
Silly Love Songs: Michael Mahler Sings Paul McCartney (Concert Recording), Artists Lounge Live
GodspellRolling Meadows High School
Higher And Higher: A Rock ‘N Soul Party With Chester Gregory (Concert Recording), Artists Lounge Live
Songs For a New World, Elgin Community College


Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll Sings Judy Garland (Concert Stream), Artists Lounge Live
The Full Monty, Elgin Community College (COVID-cancelled)
Rolling Meadows High School (COVID-cancelled)
Kiss Me, Kate,
Elgin Community College
Noises Off!
, Metropolis Performing Arts Center

Almost, Maine, Rolling Meadows High School
, Harper College (cancelled)
Young Frankenstein, Elgin Community College
The Mousetrap, Metropolis Performing Arts Center

On The Razzle, Rolling Meadows High School 
Spring Awakening,
 Elgin Community College
The Wedding Singer, Jacobs High School
Elgin Community College
Language of Angels,
Harper College 
Rolling Meadows High School 

Hansel and Gretel, Piccolo Theater
Into the Woods,
Metropolis Performing Arts Center
American Idiot
, Elgin Community College
Avenue Q, Elgin Community College
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Metropolis Performing Arts Center

The 39 Steps, Metropolis Performing Arts Center

Private Lives, Metropolis Performing Arts Center
A Midsummer Night’s Dream and other works, Rockford Dance Company

The Nutcracker, Rockford Dance Company
The Diary of Anne Frank, Elgin Community College
Dial ‘M’ for Murder, Metropolis Performing Arts Center
Ruby Jubilee, Rockford Dance Company

Prospero from CAA's The Tempest2013
The Nutcracker, Rockford Dance Company
Blithe Spirit, Elgin Community College
BOLD MOVES, Rockford Dance Company

Machinal, Elgin Community College
The Ritz, Circle Theatre
Metamorphoses, Chicago Academy for the Arts (CAA)
The Ritz, Circle Theater

A Christmas Carol, CAA
The Mystery of Edwin Drood, CAA
The Tempest, CAA
The Women, Circle Theatre – Jeff Recommended

A Christmas Carol, Chicago Academy for the Arts
Grease, Chicago Academy for the Arts
The Philadelphia Story, Circle Theatre – Jeff RecommendedAll That Dance 2009
Dance Concert 2010, All That Dance
Fabulous Feet, McCarthy School of Dance

Broken Eggs, Elgin Community College
Dance Concert 2009, All That Dance
Fabulous Feet , McCarthy School of Dance
City of Angels, Chicago Academy for the Arts

Dancing at the Revolution, Thunder&Lightning
The Producers, Up & Coming Theatre
Escanaba in Love, Circle Theatre –Jeff Recommended
Rent: School Edition, Up & Coming Theatre
Dance Concert 2008, All That Dance
Dance Concert 2008, McCarthy School of Dance
BOY, Circle Theatre – Jeff Recommended

Gypsy, Highland Park Players
Up ‘N Under, Circle Theatre

Baltimore Waltz2006
Tent Meeting, Circle Theatre
Pippin, Circle Theatre
Baltimore Waltz, Knox College
The Exonerated, Knox College

Selected Other Production Credits

Master Electrician/Programmer, Ragtime, Music Theater Works
Master Electrician/Programmer, Mamma Mia!, Music Theater Works

Master Electrician/Programmer, Joseph.., Music Theater Works
Master Electrician/Programmer, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Music Theater Works

Master Electrician, Anything Goes, Music Theater Works
Staging Design, DARIN: Live at the Mercury, Chris Kale Jones

Production Coordinator, To Be Young, Gifted, and Black, Elgin Community College

Lighting and Sound, 2014 Gala, Heartland Voices

Lighting and Sound, A Night at the Movies (2011 Gala), Heartland Voices
Master Electrician, Guys and Dolls, Elgin Community College
Scenic Designer, Bedroom Farce, Elgin Community College

Master Electrician, Ajax, Elgin Community College
Lighting and Sound, Oh, What a Night! (2010 Gala), Heartland Voices
Mentor Master Electrician, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Elgin Comm. College
Master Electrician, Company, Elgin Community College
Master Electrician, Suessical, Elgin Community College

Lighting and Sound, Sentimental Journey (2009 Gala), Heartland Voices
Master Electrician, Godspell, Elgin Community College
Scenic Design, Inherit the Wind, Crystal Lake South High School

Lighting and Sound, One Enchanted Evening (2008 Gala), Heartland Voices
Scenic Design, Arsenic and Old Lace, Crystal Lake South High School

Master Electrician, The Little Mermaid, Illinois Youth Dance Theatre

Stage Manager, Tales of the Lost Formicans, Circle Theatre
Run Crew, Twelfth Night, Noble Fool Theatricals

Production Manager, Spring Dance Concert, Knox College
Stage Manager, The Vagina Monologues, Knox College

Past Employment Experience

House Technician/Head of Sound/IT Analyst, Metropolis Performing Arts Center

Associate Production Manager/Lighting Director, Under the Streetlamp

Technical Theatre Coordinator, Fermilab

Event Coordinator, Elgin Community College

Administrative Assistant, Northwest Suburban United Way

Technical Crew, The Raue Center for the Arts

Knox College Department of Theatre and Dance

  • – Facilities Management Assistant
  • – Production Manager
  • – Scenic and Lighting Teaching Assistant

Event and Facilities Crew, Woodstock Opera House

Graphic Designer,  The Knox Student

Summer Support Staff,  IMSA Computing and Network Services

Help Desk Technician, Knox College Computer Center


Knox College; Galesburg, IL – B.A: Theatre

  • – Dean’s List all four years
  • – Two-time recipient, Jean Bloomquist McBath Memorial Production Award for excellence in design in Studio Theatre
  • – Published, “Lighting Design for Eastern Standard”, Catch, Knox College’s literary magazine

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

  • – Illinois State Scholar


– Advanced lighting programming on ETC consoles (EOS, Express)
– Intermediate programming Colortran and Strand lighting consoles
– I once spent a day with a Hog…
– Intermediate skill FOH audio and monitors on analog audio consoles
– Intermediate skill running Yamaha and digiDesign digital audio consoles
– LightWright 6, VectorWorks 2021, WirelessWorkbench 6, DANTE Controller
– Adobe Creative Suite, Quark, Microsoft Office and Apple productivity tools
– Hand drafting, electrical trouble-shooting and maintenance, scenic construction
– Advanced user of most major computer operating systems
– Computer network set-up and maintenance
– Advanced cyclist (non-competitive) and voracious reader
– Hopelessly addicted to podcasts and YouTube cooking videos