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He is a lighting designer and an assistant professor of lighting and sound design at Southern Illinois University. Also, he is a proud member of USA829.

He received the Barbizon Lighting Company Jonathan Resnick Lighting Design Award from the United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT) in 2023, his other work was selected at the USITT St. Louis Design Expo in 2023 and published in the Theatre Design & Technology (TD&T) Spring issue.

He is a native of South Korea and began his career as a lighting designer in 2005 by designing the opera "La Traviata" in South Korea. He has designed more than 100 productions in various genres such as plays, musicals, operas, and dances.

While he was in South Korea, he worked as a full-time lighting supervisor and resident designer in the national theatre with about 1,200 seats in Daegu, South Korea. His unique background in studying vocal music during his undergraduate courses has given him a keen ear for analyzing and expressing music. He has directed opera and loves musical works.

Recent professional design credits include; The Bridges of Madison County and Footloose at McLeod Summer Playhouse, The Prom and Little Shop of Horrors at Porthouse Theater, Passage at CWRU/Cleveland Playhouse, Sweeney Todd and The Lightning Thief at Rubber City Theatre, A Christmas Carol at Players Guild Theatre, La Siempreviva at LatinUs Theater Company.

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