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); half-life (Clark Studio at LCT); 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.