Benjamin White


benwhite1 Benjamin L. White, USA† (Lighting Designer) is principal consultant for Oak Park-based White Light Design, Inc. ( Mr. White’s early work in RI and graduate studies at UW-Madison, has yielded an expertise ranging from architectural consulting to live industrial shows, exhibits, theatre, dance, and TV production. Architectural Projects include designs for Citadel, 10 S. LaSalle, Chicago Board of Trade, 1 S. Wacker, Willow Creek Community Church, Ravinia orchestra pavilion, Rick Bayless’ Topolobomba restaurant and numerous high-end residences. In addition, Mr. White has designed in Hong Kong, live international teleconferences from Broadway, London and Boston. Mr. White is very excited to be collaborating on his first production for the 16th Street Theater here in neighboring Berwyn. Theatre credits include original musicals for Off-Broadway and the Broadwaybased dance company, American Dance Machine and recent world premiere Chicago productions of Chops, Leavings, The Portrait, Never A Bridesmaid, Fall Out, Anna In The Afterlife, Miracles In The Fall,
Ten Cent Night, Slaphappy & Any Someone At All. In his spare time, Mr. White may be found racing his offshore sailboat Radiance. In the yachting community, Mr. White is known as Captain Ben as he holds a United States Coast Guard Master Captains’ license. This passion of Mr. White’s includes sailing instruction, charters, and being a certified measurer of racing boats for US Sailing (visit

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