Chelsea Lynn

Chelsea Lynn

Illinois-based Lighting Designer, Programmer (EOS), Master Electrician, Production Management, Projection Design, etc.


How can I help light up your life?

Recent Design Credits

Gaslight (April '25)

Legally Blonde (Dec '24)

RENT (July '24)

Annabella in July

Big Fish (Projections and Lighting)

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

The Nutcracker

The Book of Will

The Tin Woman

Jesus Christ Superstar

Pippin

The Man in the Brown Suit

Urinetown


Harper College

Music Theater Works

Elgin Community College

Artists' Ensemble Theater

Rolling Meadows High School

Elgin Community College

Rockford Dance Company

Rolling Meadows High School

Artist' Ensemble Theater

Elgin Community College

Music Theater Works Youth

Artists' Ensemble Theater

Rockford University


  • dir. TBD
  • dir. Kyle Dougan
  • dir. Andy Bero
  • dir. Richard Raether
  • dir. Steph Svarz
  • dir. Marc Beth
  • dir. Lucas Segovia
  • dir. Steph Svarz
  • dir. Richard Raether
  • dir. Doug Orlyk
  • dir. Kyle Dougan
  • dir. Richard Raether
  • dir. Stephen Shellhardt

Contact

email@domain.com

000-000-000


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Additional Credits

Master Electrician and Programmer, Music Theater Works (15+ productions)


Freelance lighting direction, electrics, and consultant work with small and medium-sized theaters, park districts, houses of worship, and artists in the greater Chicago area.


— VENUE

Harper College


— ROLE

Performing Arts Center Technical Director


— DATE

2016 – present

* Oversees all aspects of technical production in the 440-seat proscenium theater and 150-seat black box.
 

* Serves as Production Manager for 2-3 academic productions and 2-3 high-profile events each year, as well as dozens of small and mid-size events throughout the year.
 

* Advances technical needs of artists and special events, schedule and coordinate staff of 12+ technicians.
 

* Plans, executes, and tracks maintenance of lighting, audio, rigging, and video systems.


* Guest lecturer in Stagecraft, mentor for technical theater students.

— VENUE

Performing Arts at Metropolis

— ROLE

House Technician

— DATE

2011 – 2016

* Primarily responsible for front-of-house audio for a 350-seat venue, producing 5-6 plays and musicals, and presenting 50+ concerts each year

* Served as lighting and IT technician

* Managed several large capital projects

— ARTIST

Under the Streetlamp

— ROLE

Associate Production Manager (touring)

— DATE

2010 – 2013

* Direct local crew in load-in of sound and lighting; operate sound and/or lighting for performances, called followspots

— VENUE

Fermilab Arts and Lectures Series

— ROLE

Technical Theater Coordinator

— DATE

2008 – 2012

* Conduct advance work and coordinate all technical operations for performances and presentations in a 600-seat theater and 50-seat gallery space

— VENUE

Elgin Community College

— ROLE

Event Coordinator

— DATE

2006 – 2012

* Supervise crews in the execution of technical needs for events in a 650 seat proscenium theater and 125 seat black box space

* Serve as on-site point of contact for artists and clients

* Serve as lighting director/designer for visiting artists

* Assist in set construction and audio operations as needed