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EDUCATION:

 

Master of Fine Arts in Scene Design, Wayne State University, 1994
Bachelor of Science in Theatre, Western Michigan University, 1983

AWARDS:

Graduate Fellowship, 1992-1994 Wayne State University

TEACHING:

Current Adjunct Faculty, College of Central Florida

8/2003-8/2007 Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Courses taught: Introduction to Stagecraft;
Introduction to Lighting and Sound; Introduction to Design;
Scene Painting; Production Analysis; Advanced Stagecraft; Theatre Practicum

8/2002-8/2003 Visiting Assistant Professor, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Courses taught: Introduction to Theatre; Introduction to Stagecraft

8/1997-12/1997 Adjunct Faculty, Delta Community College, University Center, MI
Courses taught: Introduction to Theatre

8/1994-6/1996 Full Time Staff, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN
Courses taught: Theatre Practicum

8/1993-8/1994 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Courses assisted: Introduction to Scenic Design; Advanced Scenic Design

EMPLOYMENT:

Currently: Free lance scenic/lighting designer
Scenic/lighting design with various companies; regularly work as charge artist
Adjunct faculty College of Central Florida
2008-2010: Resident designer/technical director; Aurora Community College, Aurora, CO
2002-2007: Full time faculty; scenic designer/technical director; Metropolitan State College of Denver, CO.
Teach two classes, scenic design/technical direction for two productions per semester;
advise tech majors; annual portfolio review/interview for BFA Tech students; mentor
design students through student stage; committee member Theatre Users Group, King
Center for the Performing Arts
2000-2003: Resident scenic designer/technical director; Country Dinner Playhouse, Denver, CO
Scenic design/technical direction; maintain budget; supervise shop crew; produce all
drafting/models for shop and artistic staff; furniture
construction and properties construction as needed; supervise change over; charge artist.
1998-2000: Resident scenic/lighting designer/technical director; Pritchard
Theatrical Productions, Marshall, MI

Scenic/lighting design and technical direction; maintain budget; supervise shop crew;
produce all drafting/ models for shop and artistic staff; furniture construction and
properties construction as needed; charge artist; supervise change over; supervise light
hang and focus; cue shows and train board ops; manage furniture and properties storage;
manage scenic stock.
1996-1998: Resident scenic/lighting designer/technical director; Pit and Balcony Theatre, Saginaw, MI
Scenic/lighting design and technical direction; maintain budget; supervise shop crew and
running crews; train volunteers; produce drafting/models for shop and artistic staff;
furniture construction and properties construction as needed; charge artist; supervise light
hang and focus; cue shows and train board ops; manage furniture and properties storage;
manage scenic stock.
1994-1996: Scenic/lighting designer/technical director; Saint Mary's College,
Notre Dame, IN

Scenic/lighting design and technical direction to support theatre and dance divisions,
music department through all performances; light, sound playback and audio record all
music recitals; technical direction and lighting/scenic/props design for all dance concerts
and recitals; scenic/lighting design and technical direction for 2 theatre productions per
year; scenic/lighting design and technical direction for annual madrigal dinners; train and
supervise student crews; manage lighting inventory for fine arts center.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

United States Institute for Theatre Technology
Professional Member
Rocky Mountain Theatre Association

CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS:

American College Dance Festival 1996-Kalamazoo, MI
Scenic/lighting design-festival presentation: Alexander and the horrible,
terrible, no good, very bad day
, Saint Mary's College.
Lighting design-faculty concert: A is for Anchorman, Saint Mary's College.
Rocky Mountain Theatre Association Conference and Festival
2009-Durango, CO
Scenic designer/TD, festival presentation, Glimpses, Community College of Aurora
2005-Gunnison, CO
Scenic designer, festival presentation, The Robber Bridegroom,
Metropolitan State College
2003-Grand Junction, CO
Scenic designer/TD, festival presentation, The Fantasticks, Metropolitan State College
2002-Denver, CO
Technical Director, festival presentation, The Secret Garden, Metropolitan State College
Rocky Mountain Section, United States Institute for Theatre Technology Conference
Board Member 2003, 2004
2004-Denver, CO
Program Coordinator
2003-Denver, CO
Panel member: "Techniques and Materials in Properties Construction"

CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS:

United States Institute for Theatre Technology Annual Conference and Stage Expo:
2010-Kansas City, MO
Scenic Design Display, Design Expo
2008-Houston, TX
Scenic Design display, Design Expo
Professional Development Workshop: Digital Photography for Designers
2007-Phoenix, AZ
Scenic/Mask Design display, Design Expo
Professional Development Workshop: Developing an Electronic Portfolio
2006-Louisville, KY
Scenic Design display, Design Expo
2005-Toronto, ON
2004-Long Beach, CA
Scenic Design display, Design Expo
2003-Minneapolis, MN
Scenic Design display, Design Expo
2001-Long Beach, CA
2000-Denver, CO
1999-Toronto, ON
1998-Long Beach, CA
1997-Pittsburgh, PA
1996-Fort Worth, TX
1994-Nashville, TN

SELECTED SCENIC DESIGN HISTORY:

1992-Present; various companies

Community College of Aurora, CO:
Glimpses
The Ruby Sunrise
Looking Glass Alice
ANON(ymous)

Allenberry Playhouse, Boiling Springs, PA:
The King and I
Santa's Favorite Gift

Pinnacle Dinner Theatre, Littleton, CO:
You Can't Take It With You
Father of the Bride

Metropolitan State College of Denver, CO:
Once On This Island
Straw Into Gold
Brigadoon
The Robber Bridegroom
Company
Damn Yankees
Red, Hot and Cole
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Laramie Project
The Fantasticks

Playhouse Merced, Merced, CA:
Annie Get Your Gun
Steel Magnolias
A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline
Man of LaMancha
Home for the Holidays

Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse, Rock Island, IL:
Peace In The Valley

SELECTED SCENIC DESIGN HISTORY:

 

Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre, Trinidad, CO:
Baby
Nunsense
Squabbles
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,
Pump Boys and Dinettes
Italian-American Reconciliation
Boys Next Door
Fame
Sylvia
Crimes of the Heart
Forever Plaid

Curious Theatre Company, Denver, CO:
Astronomical Sunset

Aurora Fox Theatre Company, Aurora, CO:
Taffetas

Country Dinner Playhouse, Denver, CO:
Annie Get Your Gun
Never Too Late
Annie
Forever Plaid
Arsenic and Old Lace
Grease
Big River
Catch Me If You Can
West Side Story
The King and I
Titanic
Nuncrackers

Stage West Entertainment, Minneapolis, MN:
The Medora Musical (annual production 1998-2006 staged at the Burning Hills
Amphitheatre, Medora, ND)

SELECTED SCENIC DESIGN HISTORY:

Pritchard Theatrical Productions, Inc., Marshall, MI:
Little Red Riding Hood
Fiddler on the Roof
Honky Tonk Angels
Never Too Late
He Keeps Me Singing
Clever Jack and the Magic Beanstalk
Hello Dolly
I Shall Not Be Moved
Same Time Another Year
Phantom

 

Actors and Playwrights Initiative, Kalamazoo, MI:
Ama and the White Crane
Poe's Scary Stuff

Pit and Balcony Theatre, Saginaw, MI:
Greater Tuna
The Snow Ball
The Secret Garden
Rumors
Born Yesterday
The Good Doctor
Shirley Valentine
Grand Hotel

For a Good Time Children's Theatre, Saginaw, MI
Just So Stories
Crash, Boom, Bang

Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN:
A Doll's House
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday
Steel Magnolias
Agnes of God
A Madrigal Dinner

Backstage Theatre, Breckenridge, CO:
All In The Timing

ADDITIONAL DESIGN EXPERIENCE:

Permanent Stage Setting:
Burning Hills Amphitheatre, Medora, ND; Architect: Don Barsness/AWBW;
Engineer: Fischer Industries

Float Design:
Legendary North Dakota, North Dakota unit for
2005 Presidential Inaugural Parade, Washington, DC

 

SELECTED LIGHTING DESIGN HISTORY:

1992-Present; various companies

Pinnacle Dinner Theatre, Littleton, CO:
You Can't Take It With You

Playhouse Merced, Merced, CA:
Annie Get Your Gun

Pritchard Theatrical Productions, Inc., Marshall, MI:
Christmas From the Heart
Phantom
A Small Town Christmas
Same Time Another Year
Never Too Late


Pit and Balcony Theatre, Saginaw, MI:
The Search For Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe
The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe
Pump Boys and Dinettes
The Secret Garden
Forever Plaid


The Dance Collaborative, South Bend, IN: various concerts

 

SELECTED LIGHTING DESIGN HISTORY:

Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN:
artmoves (dance concert)
Just Dance It (dance concert)
Steel Magnolias
A Doll's House
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday

 

Indiana Opera North, Notre Dame, IN:
Rigoletto
The Barber of Seville

References upon Request


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