Michael Cummings is a lighting designer whose work has been seen throughout the East Coast. Michael moved to Florida in August 2019 to become the Resident Lighting Designer and Lighting Department Supervisor at Florida Studio Theatre. Lighting design works include Kunstler (FST), Light My Fire (FST), The Nether (FST), Outlaws & Angels (FST), Pinocchio (FST), February Dance 2019 (UIUC), Jesus Christ Superstar (Salisbury University), La Bohème (UIUC), In the Next Room (or the Vibrator Play) (UIUC), and Studio Dance 1 (UIUC). Assistant lighting designs include Barbecue (UIUC) and Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play (UIUC). He also served as the Master Electrician at Adirondack Theatre Festival in Glen’s Falls, NY. He obtained his M.F.A. in Lighting Design & Technology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.