Ensemble Español
Dustin Derry

Lighting Director


About Dustin Derry

Dustin Derry, Lighting Designer/Production Stage Manager, or 'D' as many call him, has been bringing his unique blend of color, light, technology, and imagery to theatres and dance companies nationally and internationally since 2001, when he graduated from National-Louis University.

While Dustin is exuberantly celebrating his first season with Ensemble Español, his work has been showcased with a number of dance and theatre companies including the Moscow Ballet, Trinity Irish Dancers, Deeply Rooted Dance, Fix valley Repertory Theatre, Porchlight Music Theatre, Danceworks Chicago, Muntu Dance Theatre, Natya Dance Theatre, and many others. Dustin is the founder and co-owner of Stonewolf Studios whose mission is to bring cutting edge technology to all dance companies big and small and to be a major driving force behind the transition to the use of 'Green' technologies like LED Lighting in the entertainment industry. Dustin is also a proud member of United Scenic Artists Local 829.

Dustin would like to take a moment to say thank you to his mother for always pushing him to pursue his dreams of being a theatre professional against all odds. Finally 'D' asks everyone to follow the advice of Gandhi and 'Be the Change You Wish to See in the World.'

5500 N. St. Louis Ave Chicago, IL 60625. (773) 442.5901

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