Wesley Stroupe

  • Asheville, NC

pursuing a human approach to tech, user experience, and expression

Work History

Work History
Aug 2015 - May 2015


Theatre UNCA

To assist with lighting, sound, multimedia equipment, and other various hardware in the Carol Belk Theatre of UNC Asheville.
Part-time (5 hrs.) on-campus employment under Robert Bowen.

Jan 2015 - Mar 2015


Theatre UNCA & Youth OUTright

Ensured integration of theory into practice, providing research and concepts for dramatic design and supplemental materials for the program, lobby, and copy-text for the publicity team.
"Qtopia" (The Queer Youth Theatre Project)
Directed by Lise Kloeppel

Aug 2014 - Dec 2014

Web Developer

Blue Echo Radio

Built the current web player for Blue Echo Radio, a free internet radio station and music-focused student organization at UNC Asheville.

Oct 2014 - Nov 2014


Theatre UNCA 

Played the role of Malcolm Clarke.

"The Muckle Man" by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Directed by Olivia Medoff

Aug 2014 - Oct 2014

Digital Lightboard Operator

Theatre UNCA

Handled lighting cues and board maintenance during  technical rehearsals and performances.
"Dead Man's Cell Phone" by Sarah Ruhl
Under Robert Bowen, at the Carol Belk Theatre of UNC Asheville

Nov 2010 - Dec 2010

Spotlight Operator

Children's Theatre of Charlotte

Physical operation of a spotlight during technical rehearsals and performances.
Under Robert Glahn,  at the McColl Family Theatre in Charlotte, NC


2014 - 2018

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Theatre/New Media

University of North Carolina at Asheville

Finding the intersections between dramatic art, digital art,  practical design, and positive user experience.



Interpersonal Communication and Positive Experience Fulfillment

Strong communication skills, both oral and typed, with a careful and intentional focus on intercultural fluency and a personalized, audience-matching approach to conceptual, technical, and practical explanation.

Troubleshooting and Problem Solving

Device and OS agnostic, supplemented with extensive familiarity with Windows (7, 8), Linux (Ubuntu, Fedora),  Android, iOS, and recent familiarity with OSX (Mavericks,  Yosemite).

Touch Typing

Average WPM of 60.

Web Development

Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and PHP, as well as an active pursuit of a greater skillset, with a focus on JavaScript and Ruby.