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Matt Miller Lighting Direction & Design, Technical Direction, Stage Management

312.320.7946 M.Miller.Lighting@gmail.com

Skills & Experience -Domestic and International Touring (Germany, Israel, Russia, Chile, Morocco, Algeria, Spain, Canada, USA) -Lighting Direction & Design, Technical Direction, Stage Management, Production Management, Lighting for Photography and Video Production -Directing and Working with IATSE Crews, Working in non-English speaking countries, Working in festival scenarios, Working with non-professional stage crews, Working with lighting rental shops, Working within a budget, Staying calm in a high-stress environment, Creative problem solving, Time Management, Reads people well, works well with all types of artistic personalities Languages: English, German (Moderate), French (Moderate), Spanish (Rudimentary) Consoles: ETC Eos, Ion, Gio, Obsession, Expression, Express, and Smart Fade lines. Vectorworks (Spotlight, Autoplot, and Designer), Lightwright, Proficient in Microsoft Office Software: Suite, Google Drive

Related Employment Lighting & Technical Director, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (2010-2014) Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is a contemporary dance company based out of Chicago, IL that operates yearround touring both nationally and internationally. HSDC’s production team includes a Local 2 IATSE crew operating under a Yellow Card contract. HSDC’s repertoire includes work from such choreographers as: Ohad Naharin, Jiri Kylian, Mats Ek, Nacho Duato, William Forsythe, and Johan Inger. Guest lighting designers include: Jim Ingalls, Brad Fields, Kees Tjebbes, Joop Caboort, Avi Yona Bueno (aka Bambi,) Erik Berglund, Michael Korsch, and Todd Clark. Lighting Director, Chicago Dancing Festival (2011-Present) Lighting Direction & Technical Direction for the Edis Neelson Theatre Program, as well as Production & Lighting support for all other venues including the Harris Theatre, the Auditorium Theatre, and the Pritzker Pavilion. Assistant Technical Director, Lines Ballet (2013-Present) Freelance contract work with Lines Ballet for their larger tour performances (both domestically and internationally) in 2013/2014 year. Duties include: Assisting the PD/LD during the load-in and show with Scenery, Lighting, Props, and Stage Management. (G. Chris Griffin, Production Director and Lighting Director.) Freelance Lighting and Stage Management, Chicago, IL (2008-Present) Associate or Assistant Lighting Designer, Stage manager, and Electrician for such organizations as: Chicago Dancing Festival, Danceworks Chicago, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Test Positive Awareness Network, TLC Lighting, Court Theatre Co., Goodman Theatre Co., and Frost Lighting. Assistant Lighting Designer, Music Theatre Wichita (2 Seasons) Lighting Designer: David Neville Producing Director: Wayne Bryan Seasons include 5-6 Broadway style musicals including such shows as: High School Musical (1 and 2), The Drowsy Chaperone, Miss Saigon, The Producers, Hairspray, and Cats

Selected Design Experience: Dance Repertoire Grey Horses Recall Stop...stop...stop Thrice Harold and the Purple Crayon, a Dance Adventure By the Skin of My Teeth Bonobo Adelea

Choreographer Robyn Mineko Williams Robyn Mineko Williams Terence Marling Terence Marling Robyn Mineko Williams and Terence Marling Gregory Dolbashian Penny Saunders Penny Saunders

Company Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Hubbard Street 2 Hubbard Street 2 Hubbard Street 2 Hubbard Street Dance Chicago


Selected Design Experience: Dance (Cont’d) Agape Untitled Landscape Facets of the Same Neverwas

Andrew Wright Jonathan Fredrickson Taryn Kaschock Russell Alejandro Cerrudo Alejandro Cerrudo Nicholas McGegan (Maestro) Edgar Zendejas, Duain Wolfe (Maestro)

As Few As 3,000 On the Waves of Sound

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Hubbard Street 2 Hubbard Street Dance Chicago & Chicago Symphony Orchestra Hubbard Street 2 & Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Selected Design Experience: Theatre Title The Sweetest Swing in Baseball The Producers The Promiscuous Stories Pure Anima The Baltimore Waltz

Director Audrey Francis Greg Parameter Greg Peters Jack Carpenter Greg Peters

Company Step Up Productions La Crosse Community Playhouse The Plagiarists Rough Magic Productions Rough Magic Productions

Selected Design Experience: Event & Ballroom Title Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s Spotlight Ball 2011/2012/2013 Chicago Takes off (3 years as Associate LD)

Client Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Test Positive Awareness Network

Company/Venue Frost Lighting, Hilton International Ballroom, Harris Theatre, Chicago, IL Park West, Chicago, IL

Education University of Nebraska Lincoln

BFA Theatre Design and Technology Lighting Emphasis – With Distinction

*References available upon request

BA Theatre Arts Performance Emphasis – With Distinction

MMiller-Lighting: Resume  

General Lighting Resume

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