Lee Fiskness received an M. F. A. degree in lighting design from Northwestern University, where he designed Sweeney Todd, Peter Pan, Amadeus, The Boys from Syracuse, The Ghosts of Versailles, and The Consul. In Chicago he has received Jeff nominations for Chicago The Musical and Camelot at Drury Lane (where other credits include Hazel, White Christmas, Billy Elliot, and Young Frankenstein); End Days (Next Theatre); and Sucker Punch (Victory Gardens, where he also designed A Wonder in Soul, Gospel of Loving Kindness, and L-Vis). Other Chicago productions include Spring Awakening (Marriott Theatre); Yellow Moon (Writers Theatre); The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane and Frederick (Chicago Children’s Theatre); Into America, Balm in Gilead, Burnt Part Boys, and Port (Griffin Theatre); The Hammer Trinity –Part 3 (House Theatre of Chicago); You Never Can Tell and Changes of Hearts (Remy Bumppo Theatre); Souvenir (Northlight Theatre); Peter Pan (Lookinglass Theatre); Woyzeck (Hypocrites Theatre); and Pony and Flowers (About Face Theatre). Regional credits include productions for the Manhattan School of Music, Indiana University, Minneapolis Music Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, and Two River Theatre. Fiskness is lighting director at The Santa Fe Opera, where he will be returning this summer for his 17th season. Lee Fiskness is supported by the Mary-Louise and James S. Aagard Lighting Director Endowed Chair.
Last updated: March 15, 2019