David M. Fillmore, Jr. is Associate Professor of Lighting Design at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He has been working as a professional designer both nationally and internationally for nearly two decades, realizing more than 100 designs for all forms of dance and theatre. Career highlights include: the World Premiere of My Way (2000), an award-winning production of Margaret Edson’s 1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Wit (2000), the international debut of The Laramie Project (2006) in Tours, France, and a fellowship as a “Distinguished Visiting Professor of Lighting for Dance” at Colorado College (Winter, 2011). Since moving to Charlotte, NC in 2004, David has won 7 Metrolina Theatre Association Awards, 5 of which were with the prestigious Children’s Theatre of Charlotte. He is also the 2011 recipient of the “Best Lighting Designer 2011,” Charlotte Theatre Award. David is a member of the United Scenic Artists local 829. He holds an M.F.A. in Scenic and Lighting Design from Northwestern University, and a B.A. in Theatre from The University of Minnesota, Moorhead.