Nathanael is a theatre and virtual events professional. Among his occupations are producing, directing, scenic design and scenic art, lighting design and electrics, and occasionally performing. Before relocating to Oakland, CA in 2014, he was a company member with Chicago’s CollaborAction Theatre Company, where he designed interactive experiences for Electric Forest Music Festival, The Art Institute of Chicago, City of Chicago DCASE, and others; and technical directed the first Chicago Parks tour of Crime Scene: A Chicago Anthology, which eventually became Peacebook. At Dragon, he has designed scenic and lighting for a number of shows, including The Nether, Shoggoths on the Veldt, and The Revolutionists; he has produced and directed AJ’s Virtual Party, and the multi-voice video poem “We Howl,” and has designed a number of maps for Dragon’s virtual events on the Gather.town proximity chat platform, including Party at the End of the World, and Redwood City Park & Arts’ Family Camp-In Campout. He also serves on the board for TigerBear Productions. Artistic inspiration for Nathanael often comes from nature, literature, games, and the evolution of human technology.