Résumé

Professional Experience

Imagination Stage

Facilities ManagerNovember 2015 – Present
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Technical Director December 2013 – February 2016
  • Supervised scenery production for a five mainstage-show season of a TYA company in a 400-seat thrust theatre and ten student and early childhood shows in a black box theatre; estimated production material and labor costs, drafted scenery construction drawings, managed construction, load-in, and rigging of scenery; hired additional labor as needed.

Production Manager: Jennifer Schwartz

Round House Theatre

Technical Director July 2009 – December 2013
  • Supervised scenery production for six-show seasons of a LORT company in a 400-seat thrust theatre; estimated production material and labor costs, drafted scenery construction drawings, managed construction, load-in, and rigging of scenery; hired additional labor as needed.

Selected Scenic Designers: Misha Kachman, James Kronzer, Tony Cisek, Daniel Conway | Associate Producer: Danisha Crosby

Creative Visions, Inc

Technical Director August 2007 – May 2009
  • Supervised production of corporate events including estimating production costs, drafting stage layouts, specifying in-house and rental equipment, hiring labor, and overseeing load-ins and -outs; designed, drafted, and supervised construction of all custom scenery, and budgeted labor and materials costs.

Production Manager: Todd Campbell

Wolf Trap Opera Company

Properties Master  |  Master Carpenter Summers 2007, 2009
  • Properties Master:  Worked with directors and designers to design, build, and procure all properties for shows.
  • Master Carpenter:  Built scenery with a variety of woods, metals, & plastics from construction drawings; shop crew of two carpenters & three interns.

Production Manager: Robert Grimes

PlayMakers Repertory Company

Scenic Carpenter  |  Properties Artisan August 2005 – May 2007
  • Properties Artisan:  Drafted construction drawings and built wood furniture and other props given designer research, sketches, and drawings; reorganized and redesigned props shop and storage areas; supervised undergraduate assistants.
  • Scenic Carpenter:  Responsible for building wood and steel scenery from construction drawings, rigging when necessary; supervised undergraduate assistants.

Technical Director:  Michael Rolleri

Education

  • Bachelor of Science from Radford University, May 2005; Major in Theatre; Concentration in Technical Theatre and Design.

Publications, Awards, & Memberships

  • Author, “Curved Steel: How to Build a Machine to Bend Steel Beams.” Outside the Box. 2008.
  • Author, “How to Build a Machine to Bend Steel.” Southern Theatre. Volume XLVI, Number 3. Summer 2005. Pgs. 8-9.
  • Scholarship Recipient, Radford University Arts Society Scholarship, 2002-2004.
  • Member, United States Institute for Theatre Technology, 2002-2010.
  • Founding Member & Chair, USITT-RU Student Chapter, 2003-2005.
  • Member, Southeastern Theatre Conference, 2002-2005.
  • Member, Alpha Psi Omega (National Honorary Theatre Society).

References

  • Todd Campbell, Production Manager, Creative Visions, Inc.
  • Robert Grimes, Production Manager, Wolf Trap Opera Company.
  • Michael Rolleri, Production Manager, PlayMakers Repertory Company.

 

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