Niklas Pajanti is an Australian lighting designer whose practice ranges across contemporary dance, drama, physical theater, events, and installations. For Melbourne Theatre Company, he previously lit The Cherry Orchard, Queen Lear, Australia Day, and When the Rain Stops Falling (also Brink Productions). His work for performance includes designs for Belvoir St Theatre, Sydney Theatre Company, Chunky Move, Eleventh Hour, Malthouse Theatre, not yet it's difficult performance group, Melbourne International Arts Festival, Festival Melbourne 2006 (Commonwealth Games), Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and Adelaide Festival of the Arts. Nominated for nine Victorian Green Room Awards for Lighting Design, Niklas received the Award for Lighting Design in Dance in 2002 and Lighting Design for Theatre Companies in 2009. Current as of March 2014.