Alex Nahon holds a BFA in Lighting Design from Columbia College Chicago where he studied under Heather Gilbert. Current productions include Spamilton, playing off Broadway at the 47th St. Theater.
Past works at the school include lighitng designs for Spirits to Enforce, The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek, The Shadowbox, and Adaptation, as well as scenic designs for The Collection and True West.
Alex has also designed numerous corporate events while programming for several notable Chicago Lighting Designers.
As a programmer, he has brought to life the designs of Lee Fiskness' Hazel at Drury Lane Theatre, Charlie Cooper's Bye Bye Birdie at Drury Lane Theatre, and Andrew Meyer's Lucio Silla at the Harris Theatre, as well as designs by Katie Trotter, Max Horowitz, Sam Swanson, Ben LoPreto, J.T. Uchison.
Alex was an intern at Production Resource Group in 2012, 2013, and 2014. He worked in Broadway, Concert Touring, Film/Television, and Corporate Event production. While at PRG, Alex worked with members of IATSE Local 1, Local 2, and Local 59 in preperation of shows and maintenance of equipment ranging from Wybron Coloram II scrollers to VariLite fixtures, ETC Express consoles to the PRG V676 console, of which he is a programmer.
His regional credits include puppet designs for Avenue Q and Pippin under the direction of Jordan Nichols (Les Miserables (US Tour), The Fantasticks (off Broadway)) and Scott Ferguson (Jeff Award nominated director, choreographer; creator of School House Rock Live), respectively.