RESUME

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SELECTED PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE

Design

   Beauty and The Beast           Scenic, Lighting & Technical Design      Meaghan Dunham  C. A. Fenton PAC 2019

   Sister Act                             Scenic, Lighting & Technical Design      Sean Kifer               C. A. Fenton PAC 2019

   Newsies                              Scenic & Technical Design                   Susan Dempsey      Brownell MS MPR 2019

   Pops & Pastries 2018          Scenic & Lighting Design                     Noah Zogas            GPN Gymnasium  2018

   Guys and Dolls                    Scenic & Technical Design                   Michelle Stackpoole   Pierce MS Aud.     2018

   Fall Follies 2018                  Lighting & Technical Design                  Christopher Pratt     C. A. Fenton PAC 2018

   Stephen Gregg One Acts     Scenic & Tech Design, Lighting Mentor Meaghan Dunham  GP South Aud.      2018

   Noises Off                          Scenic, Lighting & Technical Design      Sean Kifer               C. A. Fenton PAC 2018

   Findlay FE Show Choir Set  Scenic, Lighting & Technical Design      Kevin Manley          Tour                      2018

   Annie Jr.                             Scenic & Technical Design                   Michelle Stackpoole   Brownell MS MPR 2019

   Broadway 2018                  Scenic, Lighting & Technical Design      Christopher Pratt     C. A. Fenton PAC 2018

   Joseph and The Amazing… Scenic, Lighting & Technical Design      Meaghan Dunham  C. A. Fenton PAC 2018

   The Wiz                               Scenic, Lighting & Technical Design      Sean Kifer               C. A. Fenton PAC 2018

   The Little Mermaid              Scenic Design Mentor; Tech Design      Susan Dempsey      Brownell MS MPR 2018

   Letters                                Scenic Design Mentor; Tech Design      Michelle Stackpoole   Pierce MS Aud.     2017

   You Can’t Take It with You    Scenic, Lighting & Technical Design      Meaghan Dunham  GP South Aud.      2017

   Seussical Jr.                        Scenic, Lighting & Technical Design      Dr. Sloane Artis       Parcells MS Aud.   2017

   12 Angry Jurors                  Scenic, Lighting & Technical Design      Sean Kifer               C. A. Fenton PAC 2017

   Thoroughly Modern Millie    Scenic, Lighting & Technical Design      Meaghan Dunham  C. A. Fenton PAC 2016

   Pinocchio                           Scenic, Lighting & Technical Design     Sean Kifer               C. A. Fenton PAC 2015

   Catch Me if You Can            Scenic, Lighting & Technical Design      Sean Kifer               C. A. Fenton PAC 2014

   As You Like It                      Lighting Design                                   Christina Traister      Pasant Theatre      2010

   Jack Sprat … World Tour     Lighting Design                                   Devand Janki          Pasant Theatre      2010

   Tracings                              Lighting Design                                   Heather Southard   RCAH Aud.           2010

   Trojan Women                     Lighting Design                                   David Furumoto      Arena Theatre        2009

                                            

Technical Staff

   Hockey! The Musical           Projections Engineer                            Alison Dobbins       Tour                      2017

   Ernie                                   Projections Engineer                            Alison Dobbins       City Theatre          2017

   Hockey! The Musical           Projections Engineer                            Alison Dobbins       City Theatre           2016

   Ernie                                   Projections Engineer                            Alison Dobbins       Tour                      2016

   Ernie                                   Projections Engineer                            Alison Dobbins       Tour                      2015

   The Wizard of Oz                 Media Engineer                                    Alison Dobbins       MSU Auditorium   2011

   Christmas Cabaret               Lighting Programmer                           Donald R. Fox         Pasant Theatre      2010

   Izzo Goes to Broadway        Moving Light Programmer                    Donald R. Fox         Devos Hall             2010

   Izzo Goes to Broadway        Moving Light Programmer                    Donald R. Fox         Devos Hall             2009

 

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Grosse Pointe Public School System

ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DIRECTOR & RESIDENT DESIGNER

August 2014 – Current

  • Function as Resident Lighting and Scenic Designer, Head Electrician & Programmer for all live events within five district theatres and “found” spaces (i.e. Gymnasiums, Cafeterias, etc.).

  • Train students & new hires in stagecraft including: electrics, design, & construction.

  • Supervise and assign duties to workers in technical production of live events.

  • Test, maintain, and repair equipment to ensure proper function.

  • Produce and maintain production and archival drafting and paperwork.

  • Provide technical support and trouble-shooting to an array of users.

  • Assist in scheduling of events and rehearsals to best utilize time, staff, and equipment.

  • Maintain budget ledgers and provide expenditure updates.

  • Act as project lead on permanent A/V system installations.

IATSE Local 274

OVERHIRE STAGEHAND

April 2010 – Current

  • Work load-ins and outs as general stagehand, electrician, audio hand, and video hand.

  • Assign duties to small groups to promote expedience and accuracy.

  • Operate as Moving Light Programmer and Audio Console operator.

Ernie The Play, LLC

PROJECTION ENGINEER

March 2014 – September 2017

  • Set up and adjust projection and audio equipment.

  • Conduct training on use of projection and audio equipment.

  • Archive, duplicate, and store content and show files.

  • Determine formats, approaches, content, levels and mediums to effectively meet objectives within budgetary constraints.

  • Design layouts of audio and video equipment and perform upgrades and maintenance

Michigan State University Dept. of Theatre

THEATRICAL ELECTRICIAN AND SCENE SHOP EMPLOYEE

September 2008 – May 2011

  • Worked in electrics shop and scene shop.

  • Maintained rep plots in Department of Theatre spaces.

  • Participated in hang and focus for department shows.

  • Developed rigging solutions for lighting and projections.

  • Supervised and instructed students in scene shop and for lighting hangs/strikes.

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Theatre: Design
Michigan State University
Graduated: May 2011

 

SKILLS

  • Knowledge of ETC equipment

  • Experience working with LED Tape

  • Fluent with Lightwright 3 – 5

  • Permanent and Temporary Rigging

  • Familiar with National Electric Code (Articles 520 et. al) Familiar with Qlab, Isadora and Arkaos Carpentry inc. MIG Welding

  • Strong experience in Project Management

  • Permanent Audio System Installation

  • ETC Eos Family Programmer 2 Certification

  • Extremely proficient in VectorWorks Spotlight

  • Proficient with RC4 and SHoW DMX

  • Exp. with GrandMA 1 & 2 & Martin consoles

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Projection System Design

  • Trained in Performer Flying Effects

  • Computer Networking including TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, DCHP, DD-WRT & Linksys Firmware

 

AWARDS

 

U.S.I.T.T. MIDWEST REGIONAL SECTION STUDENT FOUNDER'S AWARD

Awarded in 2011

GRETEL GEIST RUTLEDGE ANNUAL STUDENT AWARD FOR DESIGN EXCELLENCE (LIGHTING)

Awarded for Lighting Design of The Trojan
Women (Fall 2009).

BARBARA HACKER BALDWIN THEATRE SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded in 2009

LOUIS B. SUDLER PRIZE IN THE ARTS

Awarded in 2010.