JESSE KLUG (Lighting Design) is originally from Portland, Oregon. He now resides in Chicago, Illinois with his wife Sara. He has been an active member of the Chicago theatre community since arriving there in 2001. A proud member of United Scenic Artist Local 829. He designed the national tour of The Screwtape Letters. Off Broadway Mr. Klug has worked at the Westside Arts Theatre, Second Stage Theatre where he designed this years critically acclaimed production of Kristoffer Diaz’ The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, The Guggenheim Museum, and The New York Music Theatre Festival. Regionally credits include the Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare, Drury Lane Oakbrook where he serves as resident lighting designer, Victory Gardens, Lookingglass Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Goodman Theatre, Writers Theatre, American Theatre Company, Fulton Theatre, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, Portland Center Stage, Boars Head Theatre, American Theatre Company, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Milwaukee Repertory, Noble Fool, Chicago Dramatist, Timeline Theatre Company, as well as Route 66 Theatre and Chicago Tap Theatre where he also serves as resident lighting designer. In 2009 he designed four of the top ten and seven of the top twenty Chicago Tribune’s: “10 Best Theatre Shows” as well as Timeout Chicago’s “Best Play of the Year.” He has received a Chicago After Dark and Joseph Jefferson award and has been nominated for a Hewes award and Joseph Jefferson awards seven times.