Joshua Paul Weckesser

Joshua Paul Weckesser
Co-Artistic Director – Lighting Designer
Mr. Weckesser has been behind-the-scenes in dance for over a decade, lighting and managing shows across the States, Canada, Europe, Russia and South Korea.  Mr. Weckesser’s designs can be seen on companies such as Jump Rhythm Jazz Project, Chicago Dance Crash, The Leopold Group, Inaside Dance Chicago, Be the Groove and Elements Contemporary Ballet.  Josh also works closely with Molly Shanahan / Mad Shak Dance Company as a lighting designer and core collaborator.  He lit Frank Chaves’ “Havana Blue” for River North Dance Chicago, which premiered in the 2013 at the Auditorium Theatre with the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic.  Josh is pleased to work as production manager in the annual Dance Chicago Festival; he also serves as production manager for the Chicago Human Rhythm Project lighting JUBA!  Masters of American Tap, the first evening-length tap event at the Kennedy Center in 2012.  Josh is pleased to continue the LEVELdance project and is excited for what is next.