ERIC WATKINS (Lighting Designer) is making his TimeLine debut. Selected Chicago credits include TAMBO & BONES (Refracted); DIAL M FOR MURDER and FIREFLIES (Northlight); NIGHTSHADE (Links Hall); OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD (Steep); A MILE IN THE DARK (Rivendell); ROUTES (Remy Bumppo, Equity Jeff Award nomination – Lighting Design, Misize); THE MAGNOLIA BALLET (About Face); SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS (Non-Equity Jeff Award nomination – Lighting Design) and HOODED: OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIES (First Floor Theater); ALAIYO and ETHIOPIANAMERICA (Definition); IN THE BLOOD (Red Tape); A SWELL IN THE GROUND (The Gift); and PORCELAIN (Prologue; Non-Equity Jeff Award nomination – Lighting Design). Selected regional and international credits include CLYDE’S (Theaterworks Hartford); BABA (Amphibian Stage, Tex.); ARIADNE (Arizona Opera); MRS. HARRISON (Indiana Rep); DON PASQUALE (Fort Worth Opera); HANSEL AND GRETEL, SHOW BOAT, and FALSTAFF (Dallas Opera); A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (Opera Santa Barbara and Kentucky Opera); BARBER OF SEVILLE (Lithuanian National Opera); and SONG OF HOME (Theatre Lumina – Eastern European tour). Eric received his MFA degree from Boston University and is a proud member of USA Local 829, the theatrical design union. Visit

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