Nick Van Houten is a freelance lighting and video designer and programmer based out of Southern California and a graduate of Cal State Fullerton’s nationally-ranked Theatrical Design Program. 

    For the past 12 years, Nick has had the opportunity to be involved in over 200 productions---from live theatre, to gala events, to broadcast programming. Also working as a technician, Nick is an experienced lighting programmer, production electrician, projections wrangler, and special effects technician. 

    Nick’s work has been published several times in trade magazines such as LIVE DESIGN, ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN, and STAGE DIRECTIONS. Nick also has spoken at the national USITT Conference on his wireless special effects work.