COLIN KAMINSKI

colin@designerinlight.com 

 

Lighting Design/Set Design and Decoration/ Directing/Acting

 

Lighting Design Experience

 

Dances of the Pacific – Dean Lescher Regional Center for the Arts – Hoffman Stage – 6/03 - Wage

On The Verge - Napa Rep - 5/03 - Stipend

Shirley Valentine - Contra Costa Civic Theater - 3/03 - Stipend

Eternity is in Love with the Production of Time  – Directed by Tom Clyde – Transparent Theater – 11/02 - Stipend

The Woman in Black  – Directed by Rebecca Ennels – Napa Repertory Theater – NSGW stage – 10/02 - Stipend

We’ll Take Manhattan… Again! – Town Hall Theater - co-designer – 7/02 - Stipend

Parallel Lives – Town Hall Theater –  co-designer - 7/02 - Stipend

Dances of the Pacific – Dean Lescher Regional Center for the Arts – Hoffman Stage – 6/02 - Wage

What Cat’s Know  – Directed by Rebecca Ennels – Transparent Theater – ľ Thrust Stage - 5/02 - Stipend

Little Murders  – Directed by Elaina Janelle – Mira Theater – 9/01

Stop Kiss  – Directed by Noel Harrison – Dreamweavers Theatre – Black Box – 4/01

Sound of Music  – Directed by Ned Copp- Contra Costa Civic Theater - 4/01 - Stipend

Love Sex and the IRS  – Directed by Erin Lindke - Dreamweaver's Theatre – Main Stage - 3/01

Arsenic and Old Lace  – Directed by Elaina Janelle - Contra Costa Civic Theater – 10/00 - Stipend

I Hate Hamlet  – Directed by Pamela Roberts– Dreamweaver’s Theatre – VHS Stage – 7/00

Crossing Delancey St. – Directed by Elaina Janelle - Mira Theater- 5/00 – Award: Outstanding Lighting Design 1999/2000 Season

Nut’s  – Directed by Jill Wagoner – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – VHS Stage – 5/00

Blame it on the Movies  – Directed by Dan Howard - Dreamweaver’s Theatre- Uptown Cinema – 2/00

Harvey  – Directed by Elaina Jannell - Contra Costa Civic Theater – 1/00 – Stipend

Marvin’s Room  – Directed by Jess Rafael – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – 11/99

Alice in Wonderland  – Directed by Katie O’Brien - Young Actors Theater – 9/99 

Into the Woods   – Directed by Michele Brake –  Dreamweaver’s Theatre – 8/99

Love, Sex and the IRS – Directed by Elaina Jannel – Chanticleer’s Theater – 7/99 - Stipend

Echo of the Voice  – Directed by Noel Harrison – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – 6/99 (Lighting Consultant)

Emperor’s New Clothes – Directed by Noel Harrison – Young Actors Theater – 5/99

Dancing at Lughnasa – Directed by Michele Brake – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – 5/99

Harvey   – Directed by Elaina Jannel – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – 3/99

Dial “M” For Murder – Directed by Debbie Bauman – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – 8/98

An Ideal Husband -  Directed by Michele Brake,– Dreamweaver’s Theatre – 5/98

Death of a Salesman – Directed by David Jacobson – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – 2/98

You Can’t Take It With You  – Directed by Debbie Bauman – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – 11/97

Steel Magnolias   – Directed by Michele Brake – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – 8/97

Beyond Therapy  – Directed by Gary Hicks – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – 6/97

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof   – Directed by John Garzoli and Colin Kaminski - Dreamweaver's Theatre - 3/97

Having a Wonderful Time, Wish You Were Her – Directed by Debbie Bauman –  Dreamweaver’s Theatre - 11/96

Crimes of the Heart  – Directed by Michele Brake – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – 6/96

Rumors – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – Directed by Karen Chadbourne  11/95

 

Theater Electrical and Rigging

 

Master Electrician for Diablo Light and Opera’s Production of The King and I, Hoffman Stage at the Dean Lesher Center for the Arts.

Master Electrician for Diablo Light and Opera’s Production of The Wizard of Oz, Hoffman Stage at the Dean Lesher Center for the Arts.

Master Electrician for Diablo Light and Opera’s Production of Ragtime, Hoffman Stage at the Dean Lesher Center for the Arts.

Master Electrician for Diablo Light and Opera’s Production of No No Nanette, Hoffman Stage at the Dean Lesher Center for the Arts.

Master Electrician for Napa Repertory Theater’s production of Hay Fever at the Café Theater at the Napa Valley Opera House.

Electrician for Diablo Light and Opera’s Production of Scarlet Pimpernel, Hoffman Stage at the Dean Lesher Center for the Arts.

Electrician on 2 shows for Dances of the Pacific on the Hoffman Stage at the Dean Lesher Center for the Arts.

Electrician on 4 shows for Diablo Light and Opera Company on the Hoffman Stage at the Dean Lescher Center for the Arts.

Electrician for 1 show for Diablo Light and Opera Company on the Lescher Stage at the Dean Lescher Center for the Arts.

Re-hung 1st and 2nd electrics at Contra Costa Civic Theater to increase height.

Designed and hung a repertory plot for both stages at Dreamweaver’s Theater.

Designed 160 circuit 60 dimmer lighting system for Dreamweaver’s Theatre new theater. Not funded.

Designed and installed 4 light bars in Dreamweaver’s Theatre new main space.

Designed and installed a 9 bar X 9 Bar grid in Dreamweaver’s Theatre new black box.

Designed and installed 100 amp 220 volt temporary service and 16 dimmers to allow performances during construction of the new theater spaces at Dreamweaver’s Theatre.

Repaired lights and dimmers for Vintage High School.

Upgraded Dreamweavers old theater from 30 circuits to 64 circuits and built 8 dimmer auxiliary manual board.

 

 

 

Set Design/ Set Decoration Experience

 

Dancing at Lughnasa  – Directed by Michele Brake - Dreamweaver's Theatre - 5/99

No Sex Please, We’re British  – Directed by Elaina Jannel– Dreamweaver’s Theatre  – 11/98 – (set painting only)

Steel Magnolias  – Directed by Michele Brake – Dreamweaver’s Theatre  – 8/97

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof  – Directed by John Garzoli and Colin Kaminski - Dreamweaver's Theatre  - 3/97

Witness for the Prosecution  – Directed by Sean Sullivan – Dreamweavers Theater  – 9/97

Crimes of the Heart  – Directed by Michele Brake - Dreamweaver's Theatre - 6/96

Other People’s Money – Directed by Erin Lindke - Dreamweaver's Theatre – 3/96 – (design only)

Rumors  – Directed by Karen Chadbourne - Dreamweaver's Theatre - 11/95 – (co-design)

 

 

Directing Experience

 

The Woman in Black – Napa Reparatory Theater’s – NSGW stage – 10/02 – Stipend (technical director)

No Exit – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – 6/99

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – 3/97 (co-director with John Garzoli)

Rumors – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – 11/96 (technical director)

 

 

Acting Experience

 

Fractured Fairy Tales  – Directed by Daryl Roberts – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – “Robin Hood”  - 7/95

Wait Until Dark  – Directed by Vicki Sieber-Benson – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – “Mike Tallman” –  6/95

Mr. Roberts  – Directed by John Garzoli and Sean Sullivan – Dreamweaver’s Theatre – “Dolan” – 3/95

  

 

Employment and Hobbies

 

Lutherie – Since 1988 – Make and repair string instruments specializing in acoustic guitars and violin bows.

Brewing – Since 1998 – Brew at a microbrewery in Napa.

Industrial Designing -  Design tooling and products for the home brewing and lutherie field.

Holography –  Make art holograms in small sizes.

Soaring – Have logged 95 flights in gliders. Toyed with glider design including writing software for performance analysis and wing spar analysis.

Sailing -  Taught a sailing course at Lake Tahoe for two summers while in High School.

Computers – Programmed professionally  in a variety of low level languages. Some experience with high level languages as well.

Amateur Astronomy – Spend fall evenings using my 10 inch dobsonian telescope. Have studied telescope design and optics.

Electronics – Have designed and built a variety of digital circuits and a few analog circuits.

 

Theater Links

 

Contra Costa Civic Theater

Diablo Light and Opera

Dreamweaver’s Theatre

Napa Repertory Theater 

Transparent Theater

Town Hall Theater

 

 

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