Howell Binkley joins the Big Apple Circus for his début season as lighting designer. His Broadway works include: Jesus Christ Superstar, How to Succeed... starring Daniel Radcliffe (2011 Tony nomination), Lombardi, Million Dollar Quartet, Memphis, West Side Story (2009 Tony nomination), Gypsy starring Patti LuPone, In The Heights (2008 Tony nomination), Avenue Q, The Full Monty, Parade, and Kiss of the Spider Woman (1993 Tony nomination). Extensive Regional and dance works include Parsons Dance (co-founder), the Joffrey Ballet’s Billboards, and the lighting design for pieces at The LaJolla Playhouse, The Alley Theatre, The Goodman Theatre, The Guthrie, The McCarter Theatre, The Hartford Stage, The Old Globe and The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C. Mr. Binkley is a five-time Helen Hayes Award recipient and was presented the 1993 Sir Laurence Olivier Award and Canadian Dora Award for Kiss of the Spider Woman. Other achievements include the 2006 Henry Hewes Design Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, and a Tony Award for Jersey Boys. Howell teaches Master Classes in Lighting Design in multiple undergraduate and graduate arts programs and has created a yearly scholarship and internship opportunity at his Alma Mater, East Carolina University, for an outstanding student in his beloved field of Lighting Design.