Vance 'Vinko' McKenzie is a Denver based Lighting Designer and Theatre Professor. He received his M.F.A. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and his B.A. from the University of Northern Colorado. He has designed for The Arvada Center, Nevada Conservatory Theatre, THEATREWORKS, Miner's Alley Playhouse, Swamp Gravy, PHAMALY Theatre, Performance Now Theatre, Ballet Nouveau Colorado and the Adelaide Fringe Festival.