Reed Nakayama is a lighting and video designer based in Seattle. Originally from Denver, he moved to Washington to attend Cornish College of the Arts, where he studied lighting and scenic design, receiving a BFA in 2007. His designs for local companies include Seattle Shakespeare Company (A Winter’s Tale), Strawberry Theatre Workshop (Our Town), and Teatro Zinzanni (In Tents). In 2013, Mr. Nakayama joined PNB as a member of the stage crew and was named Resident Lighting Design Coordinator in 2019. He has designed the lighting for Kyle Davis’ A Dark and Lonely Space, Ezra Thomson’s The Perpetual State, and Jessica Lang’s Ghost Variations, among other works.