Nate Wheatley is a lighting designer that has collaborated with some of America's most sought after directors. Mr. Wheatley has enjoyed repeat engagements with companies such as the Des Moines Metro Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Opera Steamboat, Kansas University Opera, Louisiana State University Opera, Baylor Opera, and the Sugar Creek Symphony & Song.
As a photographer, Nate’s approach to the medium coincides with his interests in lighting. Heightening drama and enhancing the mood by augmenting reality with color. Drawing on inspiration from leading American photographers like Gregory Crewdson and George Tice, Nate likes to explore alternate but parallel realities in nature.