Summit Entertainment is thrilled to announce this fall’s latest additions to our roster: Mike Inwood and Amith Chandrashaker!
Mike Inwood, a lighting designer, works in opera, theatre, dance, special events and television. Recent opera credits include Rinaldo with Chas Rader-Shieber at Portland Opera, I Capuleti e i Montecchi with Emma Griffin at Curtis Opera Theatre, and Out Cold/Zippo Songswith American Opera Projects at BAM. Recent theatrical credits include God of Carnage with Pirronne Yousefzadeh at Perseverance Theatre, Samuel and Alasdair: A Personal History of the Robot War with the artistic collective The Mad Ones as well as productions with directors Michael Sexton, Pamela Berlin and Joanna Settle. Mike’s dance designs have been seen around the world, including work by choreographers Kyle Abraham, Kate Weare, Amber Funk Barton, Joshua Beamish, Emily Molnar, Gus Solomons Jr, and Carmen de Lavallade. He has upcoming projects with directors Lila Neugebauer, Niegel Smith, and Jordan Fein, and is the lighting designer of the 2013 Macy’s Christmas Windows at their flagship store in New York City. He earned an Emmy Award in 2010 for his work as part of the NBC Sports lighting team for coverage of the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games. More on Mike can be found on his website, www.mikeinwood.com.
Amith Chandrashaker is also a lighting designer, working in theatre, opera and dance. Recent theatre/opera work include The Drawer Boy (Soho Playhouse), Middletown (Atlantic Theater School), 12th Night (Mile Square Theater Company), Home for the Holidays (LTOTS), World of Wires (Jay Schieb/ ICA Boston), A Lasting Impression (4th St Theater), Baal (Hoi Polloi), Carmen, La Boheme & Die Fledermaus (NJAVO), Rough Sketch (59e59), Angry Young Women…(Players Theatre), Measure for Measure (NYU Tisch), Festenmacher (Robert Woodruff/NYU Tisch). Dance: Premieres by Sidra Bell, Alexander Ekman, Aszure Barton, Kate Weare, , Benoit Swan-Pouffer, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet. Television: NBC Coverage of the 2012 Democratic Convention, CNN, WNBC, SNY Sports, MLS Soccer. BFA Rutgers University: Mason Gross School of the Arts 2005, MFA NYU Tisch School of the Arts 2012.