Tristan is the resident lighting designer for Washington Ensemble Theatre as well as the ensemble Technical Director. He is a fulltime designer who has worked with Strawberry Theatre Workshop, New Century Theatre Company, ArtsWest, Sandbox Artists Collective, Teatro ZinZanni, and the 5th Avenue Theatre. His first show with The Ensemble was Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo and his first lighting design with The Ensemble was The Edge of our Bodies. Other designs around Seattle include The Three Sisters at the Cornish Playhouse, Big Top Rock Curious Circus at Teatro Zinzanni, Sandbox One Act Play Festival at West of Lenin, Third and Little Dog Laughed at ArtsWest. Upcoming designs include Sprawl and The Tall Girls with The Ensemble, and Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (associate projections designer). Tristan has also served as assistant lighting designer for A Christmas Story, A Chorus Line, Spamalot, and Oliver at the 5th Avenue Theatre. He is a graduate of Cornish College of the Arts.