Tommy Hanlon

Lighting Director, Mystère

Tommy Hanlon was hired as the assistant lighting designer for Mystère, Cirque du Soleil's first permanent show in Las Vegas, when it opened at Treasure Island eight years ago. Now lighting director for the show, a role he took over from Jeanette Farmer in 1997, Hanlon ensures that audiences see pristine lighting every night. Born in Youngstown, OH, the 41-year-old Hanlon moved to Las Vegas in 1975. He refers to himself as a “motor-head” w

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