Alexander V. Nichols

Alexander V. Nichols

Lighting Designer, The Tempest

In six seasons at OSF: Cymbeline, The Heart of Robin Hood, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Seagull, Death and the King’s Horseman, Henry VIII, Othello, King John, Continental Divide

Other theatres: Broadway: Wishful Drinking; Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway; Nice Work If You Can Get It. Off-Broadway: In Masks Outrageous and Austere, Los Big Names, Horizon, Bridge and Tunnel, Taking Over, Through the Night, In the Wake. Regional: American Conservatory Theater, Mark Taper Forum, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Arena Stage, Huntington Theatre Company, La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle Repertory Theatre. International: National Theater of Taiwan. Dance: Resident designer for Pennsylvania Ballet, Hartford Ballet, American Repertory Ballet; lighting supervisor for American Ballet Theatre; resident visual designer for Margaret Jenkins Dance Company since 1989. His designs are in the permanent repertory of San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet, Alvin Ailey and Hubbard Street, Hong Kong Ballet, Singapore Dance Theatre and ODC/SF, among others. 

Recent projects: Museum installation Circle of Memory, a collaboration with Eleanor Coppola, in Stockholm, Sweden; video and visual design for LIFE: A Journey Through Time, a collaboration with Frans Lanting and Philip Glass at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam.