Devin Schonsheck

Education

Education

Work History

Work History
May 2011 - Aug 2011

Lead Production Technician

Interlochen Center for the Arts

Responsibilities included sharing live mixing opportunities, overseeing lighting hangs and maintenance, and, with 3 other leads, heading a crew of 10 in facilitating a summer concert series composed of mid-size "Bus and Truck" tours in a 4000 seat pavilion and a 1000 seat proscenium space.

Dec 2010 - May 2011

Production Technician/Lighting Designer/Lighting Programmer/Supervisor

Walled Lake Consolidated Schools Production Services
Sep 2010 - Oct 2010

Eos Programmer

Bond Communications

This was a one month contract as one of two Eos programmers at the new Ferrari World theme park on Yas Island just north of Abu Dhabi.  Primary responsibilities included touch-up programming and tweaking of attraction lighting, troubleshooting both equipment and IT-based issues on a network that spanned the entirety of the park, working with show control engineers to sync show control impulses to Eos triggering, and provide creative input and additions to attraction lighting designs.  Secondary responsibilities consisted of configuring a concert-grade LED wall of Acclaim X-Panels and troubleshooting the network issues therein.

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Lighting Designer

Stagedoor Manor

Responsibilities included designing and implementing two productions every three weeks for three sessions, serving as lighting operator during said shows, and serving as an electrician for any number of the seven other spaces during each of the three sessions.  When lighting was complete, I worked as a carpenter or scenic painter.

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009

Lead Audio Engineer

Interlochen Center for the Arts

Responsibilities included sharing live mixing opportunities with another engineer (both FOH and Monitors) for a 4000 seat pavilion and a 1000 seat indoor space, managing the setting and cabling of the stage for all incoming tours, leading a crew of hands on a daily basis, and maintaining industry-standard gear.

Aug 2008 - May 2009

Master Electrician

Middle Tennessee State University

Responsibilities included managing a crew of 20-30 entry level lighting students to hang and focus the season's 6 major shows in two separate spaces, maintaining any and all electrics gear, ensuring that all work is completed to strictly enforced OSHA and MTSU safety regulations, and advanced programming on ETC Eos and Express lighting desks.

Jun 2008 - Aug 2008

Summer Production Technician

Interlochen Center for the Arts

Responsibilities include Load-In, Setting, and Load-Out as a local stagehand for roadshows, facilitating various classical concerts, performing maintenance on industry standard audio and lighting gear, and some live audio mixing opportunities.

Jun 2005 - Aug 2006

IT Technician/Inventory Manager

Motorcar Parts of America

Responsibilities included picking and stocking of parts, inventory management, PC-based network maintenance in 2 separate locations, data entry, operation of scissorlifts, forklifts, narrow-aisle reach trucks, and motorized pallet jacks.  This was the start up period for this location.  Advanced use of MS Office (including Access) and basic Visual Basic software knowledge was required.

Design Work

Theatrical Lighting Design

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Directed by Andy Ballnik; February 2011 (Walled Lake Nothern HS, Walled Lake, MI)

Amateurs Directed by Brian Coffey; August 2010 (Stagedoor Manor, Loch Sheldrake, NY)

The Women Directed by Erin Smiley; August 2010 (Stagedoor Manor, Loch Sheldrake, NY)

Playing For Time Directed by Melody Mablin; July 2010 (Stagedoor Manor, Loch Sheldrake, NY)

The Laramie Project Directed by Brian Coffey; July 2010 (Stagedoor Manor, Loch Sheldrake, NY)

And A Child Shall Lead Directed by Chris Tyer; July 2010 (Stagedoor Manor, Loch Sheldrake, NY)

Stepping Out Directed by Ed Weathers; July 2010 (Stagedoor Manor, Loch Sheldrake, NY)

Touch Directed by Mark Cabus; March 2010 (Belmont Little Theatre, Nashville, TN)

The Elixir of Love Directed by Dr. Raphael Bundage; February 2010 (Middle Tennessee State University)

A Christmas Carol Directed by Mark Cabus; December 2009 (Belmont Black Box Theatre, Nashville, TN)

Shards of Glass Directed by Lauren Street; November 2009 (Middle Tennessee State University)

      Reimplemented at Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival; February 2010

Portrait of a Mother and Son Directed by David McQuiston; November 2009 (Middle Tennessee State University)

      Reimplemented at KCACTF; February 2010

Summer & Smoke Directed by John Mauldin; February 2009 (Middle Tennessee State University)

Rhythm In You Directed by Deborah Anderson; Designed Overture and Finale scenes

      Reimplemented at the Arts Center of Canon County; Co-Designed w/ Robert Hickman; May 2008

Underwear! the musical Directed by Jayme Smith: October 2007 (Middle Tennessee State University)

Dance Lighting Design

The Keyhole Choreographed by Christie Zimmerman; April 2011 (CORE Project)

Dayenu Choreographed by Jenny Showalter; April 2011 (CORE Project)

Acquiring the Frontier Choreographed by Hope Goldman & Erin Sansone; April 2011 (CORE Project)

Perpetual Coreographed by Megan Beseth; April 2011 (CORE Project)

Shift Choreographed by Laura Chiaramonte; April 2011 (CORE Project)

Threshold Choreographed by Erin Rehberg; April 2011 (CORE Project)

It's Possible, No? Choreographed by Erin Rehberg; April 2011 (CORE Project)

Enough Choreographed by Matthew Pierce; November 2010 (CORE Project)

Katrina Choreographed by Various Artists; November 2010 (CORE Project)

Permission Choreographed by Erin Rehberg; November 2010 (CORE Project)

Transient Views Choreographed by Erin Rehberg; November 2010 (CORE Project)

Family Portrait Choreographed by Laurie Merriman; April 2010 (Middle Tennessee State)

Mother Tongues Choreographed by Erin Rehberg; March 2010 (American College Dance Festival)

      Reimplemented for Tr(i)bes at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, Chicago; March 2010

Lead Lighting Designer for the American College Dance Festival; March 2010

Christina's World Choreographed by Kim Neal Nofsinger; November 2009 (Middle Tennessee State)

Adagio and Vivace Choreographed by Nancy Ammerman; November 2009 (Middle Tennessee State)

Lead Lighting Designer for the American College Dance Festival; March 2009

Holding Patterns Choreographed by Kim Neal Nofsinger; November 2008 (Middle Tennessee State)

      Reimplemented Dec 2008 (Breaking Ground in Tempe, AZ) and Jan 2009 (Middle Tennessee State)

Cirque Du Solecism Choreographed by Kim Neal Nofsinger; November 2008 (Middle Tennessee State)

Evidence Choreographed by Katie Elliot; April 2008 (Middle Tennessee State)

Other Lighting Design

Atlanta Rhythm Section: Live at the Ritz; October 2010 (Talladega, AL) (Live Taping)

Skills

Audio

Fluent in microphones by Shure, EV, Audio Technica, Neumann, AKG, Royer, Schoepps, and more

Yamaha, Mackie, Midas, Soundcraft, and Crest analog mixers

FOH and Monitor mixing and system configuration experience

Experience with Yamaha PM5D, LS9 and M7 digital mixers, SFX

Lighting

Fluent in ETCnet2/3 protocol, DMX protocol, ETC Eos/Ion/Element, ETC Expression, ETC Express, Robe moving lights, High End moving lights, Martin moving lights, Pixelline 1044 LED bars, and all industry standard conventional fixtures.  ETC Sensor and Strand Dimming

Experience with Hog systems, Compulite Vector systems, Jands Vista, Strand 500 Series, EDI Bijou, and ETC SmartFadeML

Computer

Fluent in Windows XP/Vista, Mac OSX, MS Office, Photoshop, WYSIWYG, ProTools,  basic IT networking/security systems and hardware

Experience with UbuntuLinux, Netware, VisualBasic, SQL, Windows Server 2003, CCTV systems, digital projection

Other

Basic carpentry, basic welding, home theater design/installation, some stage management experience, ClearCom system setup/troubleshooting, advanced photography (digital & B&W chemical processing/printing), basic guitar playing, basic bass guitar playing, Bass/Baritone vocal range, some V.O./announce experience

Design Portfolio

References

References

Kim Neal Nofsinger

Anne Willingham