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Work experience

Designer

Site Fabrication and Design Shop

Currently working on designs for a series of children's libraries for BOOKS FOR KIDS.  Design work includes 3-D Sketch up modeling, Auto-CAD drafting and Photoshop graphics package.  Items designed include custom furniture and interior graphics.

For more on the BOOKS FOR KIDS program, visit their website at www.booksforkids.org/ 

Technical Director

I was the Technical Director for SUNY New Paltz's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in the McKenna Theatre.

May 2009Present

Scenic Designer and Assistant Technical Director

Maples Repertory Theatre

At City of Maples Rep, I am the Scenic Designer for Murder by the Book. I am also seriving as Assistant Technical Director for their 2009 summer seaon.

I am also designing their 2009 holiday show, Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some).

I am designing Clue the Musical for their 2010 Season.

The Foreigner, George Washington Slept Here, The Pirates of Penzance Summer 2011

The Andrews Brothers Fall 2011

Oct 2005Present

Scenic Designer

I was the scenic designer for Anything Goes in the McKenna Theatre at SUNY New Paltz in 2005. The design was nomminated for a Barbizon Award and won a Region 2 KCACTF Set design award for that year.

May 2010Present

Assistant Scenic Designer

Drama Desk Awards 2010

As the Assistant Scenic Designer for the 2010 Drama Desk Awards I was responsible for supervising the installation of the set for the awards show and working with the director, producers, designers and management team to prepare the space for that evening's ceremony.

Nov 2010Present

Scenic Designer

The Gallery Players

Scenic Designer for Dancing at Lughnasa and The Drowsy Chaperone

Nov 2010Present

Assistant Scenic Designer

Utah Shakespeare Festival

Assistant Scenic Designer for USF 2011 season in the Jones Theatre.  Shows include The Music Man, The Glass Menagerie, Noises Off, The Winter's Tale, and Dial M for Murder.  Designs by Jo Winiarski.

Sep 2010Oct 2010

Scenic Designer

RWS and Associates

Scenic Designer for FRIGHT FEST 2010 performances at Elitch Gardens, Idlewild,  Wild Waves, and Frontier City Theme Parks.  Show designs include Trick, Treat and Dance-A-Long starring Bob the Builder, DJ Ghoul and the Gang, Reuinion of Souls, and Hyde School Musical.

Feb 2010Jun 2010

Assistant Scenic Designer/Intern

RWS and Associates

RWS and Associates is an Emmy Award winning Entertainment firm specializing in events and live performances at theme parks, cruise ships, resorts and conventions.

As the Assistant Scenic Designer and  Intern at RWS and Associates, I assist with the rendering, drafting, and preproduction design work in the Times Square Office, as well as organizing and maintaining office files and documents.

You can learn more about the company by visiting their website: http://www.rwsandassociates.com/ 

Aug 2006May 2009

Scenic Designer

Indiana University

While attending Indiana University, I served as the scenic designer on four productions.  Productions include Big Love, Measure for Measure, Dead Man Walking, and Oklahoma!

Aug 2006May 2009

Graduate Assistant

Indiana University

As a Graduate Assistant I work in the scenic studio 5 days a week supervising intro level lab students. Duties include scenic carpentry and painting. I also have served as props master and scenic artist on various productions.

May 2008Aug 2008

Scenic Designer and Artist

Brown County Playhouse

At the Brown County Playhouse, I served as Senic Designer for The Boys Next Door and assistant designer on SUDS: The Rocking 60's Musical. I have also been serving as the Scenic Artist for the entire season, which also includes How the Other Half Loves and Same Time Next Year.

May 2007Aug 2007

Scenic Designer

Monomoy Theatre

I served as one of 2 scenic designers for the Monomoy Theatre's 50th summer season. Shows designed include My Fair Lady, The Dresser, Irma la Douce, and Anna Christie, as well as co-designing their one night Gala anniversary celebration. Other responsibilities included designing roadside advertisement and being the scenic artist for the other designer.

20042005

Carpenter

Hangar Theatre

I worked in the Hangar Theatre scene shop during their 2004 and 2005 summer seasons. 

Education

References

MichaelJohn McGann

MichaelJohn directed the productions of My Fair Lady and Anna Christie that I designed at the Monomoy Theatre in 2007

John Wade

Jack was my professor and undergraduate advisor at SUNY New Paltz.  I was Jack's TA for his Theatre History and 20th Century Design classes.  Jack also helped over see my work as TD for A Midsummer Night's Dream and  Scenic Designer for Anything Goes.

Rob Morgan

I worked with Rob on a production of Twelfth Night at Indiana University in 2007, and later assisted him on a production of St. Joan at St. Louis Repertory Theatre during an internship in 2009.

Fred Duer

Fred was my MFA advisor at Indiana University and over saw all of my course work and production design for the Department of Theatre and Drama.  I have also assisted Fred, first on It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues  at Theatre Aspen and again on SUDS at the Brown County Playhouse.

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Awards and Honors

Designs for Oklahoma!and The Tempest to be displayed at the Prague Quadrennial in 2011.

Recipient of the KCACTF Region II Set Design Award for Anything Goes in 2005.