Jon Hyrkas has been working in the entertainment industry for over 20 years as a designer, salesman, technical director, and musician. Jon started with OMP as a drummer for their third show at the Gem, Once on This Island. He then designed and fabricated You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, for which he also ended up being the percussionist. Since then, he has served as Lighting Designer for well over 15 shows and events for OMP. Some of his favorite designs for the Gem are Next to Normal, The Wedding Singer, Spelling Bee, Company, Evita, and The Producers.