My name is Bentley Heydt (hīt) (He/Him/His). I am an NYC based Asian American, disabled lighting designer for musical theater, theater, dance, opera, and live events whose work has been seen in NYC, PA, OH, OK, TX, and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Recent credits: I Dream of Hornets (Boundless Theatre); The Weak and The Strong (Planet Connections Theatre Festivity); Gen Z On Fire (Royal Family). I enjoy challenging an audience to further their understanding of humans and empathy through storytelling and collaborations. MFA, Ohio University.