Corey Whittemore is a lighting designer based in New York City and recently received his MFA in Lighting Design from New York University. He has always had a love for musical theatre and the fast-paced environment of working on large shows. Similarly, Corey enjoys collaborating on new works. Discovering how to tell a story for the first time while its form may still be shifting is always a thrilling experience. In addition to theatre, Corey enjoys exploring how lighting can be used to reinforce a narrative fueled by movement or music like in dance or opera. In his free time, Corey teaches himself new skills and plays chess.