Naftali Wayne, "Naf," is a Lighting Designer based in New York City. Naftali received his BFA in lighting design from The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University in May 2016. Naftali was selected as a finalist for the 2016 Hemsley Lighting Internship. Naf has worked as an assistant lighting designer with The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. He has also worked as a draftsman for large production houses, including Production Resource Group (PRG) and Image Technologies Corporation (ITC).
Naftali's next project is an off broadway show with Lighting Designer Keith Truax for Othello: The Remix at the West Side Theatre in NYC. Naftali will be serving as Keith's Associate Lighting Designer.