It seems as if lighting designer Aaron Porter, the recipient of the ninth annual Rising Star Award, was born to the task. As a young child in Valparaiso, Indiana—40 miles east of Chicago—he turned his bedroom into a theatre, hanging sheets as curtains, and selling tickets for his shows. By third grade, he was already a veteran performer in elementary school productions, admitting he was “bitten by the bug.” Segue to fifth grade, when he did not get cast in Tom ...

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