Mike Durst (Lighting Designer, The Little Match Girl Passion, Phoebe in Winter) is a Chicago based Lighting Designer and ensemble member with A Red Orchid Theatre. Current and upcoming designs include shows with The McCarter Theatre Center (Simpatico), A Red Orchid Theatre (Traitor), Court Theatre (Belle of Amherst), The Gift (Hang Man), Timeline Theatre (To Catch a Fish), and The Hypocrites (Aristophanesathon).  Off Broadway credits include Primary Stages, 59e59, and Cherry Lane.  Regional: Huntington Theatre Co, Lookingglass Theatre Co, Olney Theatre Center, McCarter Theater Center, and Court Theater.  National Tour: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia ‘The Nightman Cometh’.  Mike is a lecturer of Lighting Design at The University of Chicago. He is a recipient of Chicago’s Jeff award, L.A.’s Ovation award, and San Diego’s Craig Noel award.  Mike is a member of IATSE Local 2 and United Scenic Artists 829.  MikeDurst.com