C.W. van Baale (Master Electrician) is a homo sapien.  Born in Iowa, he moved in with his parents after birth, residing in their custody for about 18 years.  He has attended schools, traveled, worked, and slept during his time on this planet and currently people make the world less shitty. In addition to working with Factory since 2003,  CW has has worked with numerous other production companies in the Chicagoland area. Also an actor and designer comma he primarily is a theatrical technician, or at least acts like one.