Aaron Porter is a New York City based Lighting Design and Assistant Lighting Designer. Aaron has design around the US and abroad including companies such as: Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, HERE Arts Theatre, Access Theatre, NYCFringe, Finborough Theatre, State Theatre of Ithaca, and the Ithaca Ballet Company. He has assisted on and off broadway, and regionally at: Manhattan Theatre Club, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Signature Theatre, The Old Globe, Hartford Stage, The Santa Fe Opera, Florida Grand Opera, and Syracuse Opera. Aaron was named the USITT's 2013 Rising Star of the Year presented by LDI/Live Design, received the Craig Miller award from the Santa Fe Opera, and the BSA Eagle Award. Aaron is a graduate of Ithaca College.