EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts Degree: 2003 Theatre Design and Production/Minor: Studio Art University of Northern Iowa
WORK EXPERIENCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS MANAGER 10/2014- Present Shubert Theater, New Haven CT ▪Supervise performances and technical spaces at Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School in New Haven, CT. ▪Manage Programs: Shubert Technical Apprentices, Shubert Usher Internship, Shubert Summer Theater & Arts Camp. ▪Technical Supervisor for community rentals and Co-Op After School productions, mentor students in production design.
PRODUCTION MANAGER 01/13-present, A Broken Umbrella Theatre, New Haven, CT ▪Plan and execute production schedule and meetings for Freewheelers 2013, Gilbert the Great 2015, Scene Change 2016 ▪Organize and orchestrate tech schedule through performances.
DESIGNER 01/12-present A Broken Umbrella Theatre, New Haven, CT ▪Set Design/Lead Painter/props design/artisan/shopper for original works: Head Over Wheels, 5/12,The Library Project10/12, Gilbert the 5/14, SEEN Change 2/15, Made of New Haven 5/16, EXCHANGE 10/17 ▪Company based solely in self written and site specific works.
AUDIENCE SERVICES REP- 02/13-02/14, Long Wharf Theatre/ 05/09-08/10, Westport Country Playhouse, CT ▪Ticketing Software, Patron’s Edge, Tessitura and ProVenue- Customer Services, Phone Operator ▪Worked directly with patrons and box office staff to best secure tickets and subscriptions.
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR 05/11-07/11, 05/08-07/08, 5/09-07/09, International Festival of Arts and Ideas, New Haven, CT ▪Direct crew in set up, maintenance, build of individual stages and activity areas for outdoor festival. ▪Onsite contact for rentals, vendors, crew, performers, and responsible for daily facility organization.
TECHNICAL ADVISOR OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE PRODUCTION 10/08-05/09, Yale University, New Haven, CT ▪Schedule and direct Work Study Students in daily tasks needed by the department. ▪ Provide supervision and supply performance necessities for independent student productions. ▪Manage, maintain and supply department rental inventories: lighting, sound and expendables or student use. ▪ Create and update Department Master Performance and Broadway Rehearsal Lofts Calendars.
MASTER ELECTRICIAN 10/06- 03/08, Westport Country Playhouse, Westport CT ▪Responsible for maintaining inventory, ordering rentals, execution of designs, and upkeep of 8 shows a season. ▪Instruct college interns, high school apprentices, and IATSE stagehands during electrics work pertaining to each show. ▪Work closely with Tony Award winning and USA Designers. ▪Assist education department in children/young adult art activities: painting, crafts, pre-show activities, program support.
STAGE OPERATIONS ASSISTANT MANAGER05-09/2006, 05-09/2005, 04/-08/2004 Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown, NY ▪Responsible for 16 person crew supervision of scenery installation and daily changeovers for 4 repertory operas. ▪Run crew manager for technical rehearsals and performances for 2 productions.
SKILLS Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, GOOGLE programs, Tessitura, ProVenue, Lightwright, AUTOCAD, basic set construction, counterweight rigging, scenic painting, ETC lighting consoles, STRAND lighting consoles, driver’s license, manual transmission vehicles, CPR/AED- Adult certified
REFERENCES Doug Harry: Production Manager, International Festival of Arts and Ideas Kelly Wuzzardo: Director of Education, Shubert Theater Kjerstin Pugh:Director of Programming, Co-Op After School