NATHAN AVAKIAN

LIGHTING DESIGN

LIGHTING DESIGN (SELECTED)

STARS OF TOMORROW - Dir. Nathan Hurlin - Dancers Responding To AIDS, 2019

ANYTHING GOES - Dir. Ilana Meredith - Great Neck North High School, 2019

BUTTERSIDE DOWN - Dir. Traci Mariano - Cherry Lane Studio Theatre, 2018

TITANIC - Dir. Pam Siederman - South Side High School, 2018

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - Dir. Ilana Meredith - Great Neck North High School, 2018

HIT HER WITH THE SKATES - Dir. Michael Schiralli - Hamilton Stages, 2017

YOURS, ANNE - Dir. Michael Schiralli - Half Moon Theatre, 2017

SHIPWRECKED! - Dir. Jack Tamburri - Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, 2017

THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE - Dir. Pam Siederman - South Side High School, 2017

A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Dir. Michael Schiralli - Half Moon Theatre, 2016

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD - Dir. Deb Tanklow - South Side High School, 2016

FOOTLOOSE - Dir. Ryan Pifher - Porch Light Productions, 2016

THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Dir. Ryan Pifher - Porch Light Productions, 2015

CHERUBIM - Dir. Tess Ornstein - New York Fringe Festival, 2015

A DANCE STUDIO SPRING RECITAL - Dir. Joanne Buck - A Dance Studio, 2015-2020

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - Jacque Trussel - Purchase Opera, 2014

ASSOCIATE/ASSISTANT LIGHTING DESIGN (SELECTED)

THE GREAT JACK O' LANTERN BLAZE - LD: Jay Woods - Historic Hudson Valley, 2014-2019

WEST SIDE STORY - LD: Coby Chasman-Beck - SummerStage At Leonia, 2018

LIGHTSCAPES - LD: Jay Woods - Historic Hudson Valley, 2014-2016

WHAT THE BUTLER SAW - LD: John McKernon - Westport Country Playhouse, 2016

COPA AMERICA SOCCER DRAW - LD: Jay Woods - COPA America, 2016

NBC EASTER SPECIAL - LD: Jay Woods - Christian Cultural Center, 2015

CLAUDIO QUEST - LD: Jen Schriever - New York Musical Theatre Festival, 2015

THE ARTIST AND THE SCIENTIST - LD: Greg Solomon - CAP21 Theatre Company, 2015

IN YOUR ARMS - LD: Don Holder - New York Stage And Film, 2014

RED NOSES - LD: Jen Schriever - Princeton University, 2014

ONGOING

DESIGN CONSULTATION & INSTRUCTION - Arlington High School

FREELANCE ASSISTANT LIGHTING DESIGN, CNN - The Lighting Design Group

RESIDENT LIGHTING DESIGNER - South Side High School

RESIDENT LIGHTING DESIGNER - Great Neck North High School

EDUCATION

B.F.A. IN LIGHTING DESIGN - Purchase College, State University of New York (2014)