OSKARS PAULIŅŠ is the lighting designer for the Latvian National Theatre. He has worked in all Latvian theatres as well as the Opera, concert halls, exhibition halls, outdoor events and elsewhere. He has also worked in Moscow at the Helikon Opera, The Gogol Center and the Mayakovsky Theatre. At the moment, his professional résumé includes around 100 productions and his credits in other types of projects are no fewer. He studied lighting design in specialised courses in Saint Petersburg and London but considers his most important teacher to have been Igor Kapustin. Oskars Pauliņš has been nominated for the Latvian theatre award Spēlmaņu nakts four times and won twice – for his work on the Latvian National Theatre 2013/2014 season’s production of Ezeriņš (The Lake) as well as for his body of work from the 2015/2016 season including Portraits. Wolves and Sheep at the Liepaja Theatre, and The Wild Duck, Fire and Night, and Blood Wedding, all at the Latvian National Theatre.