Resume

Professional Experience
Graduate Assistant
August 2014-Present  – U of A, School of Theatre/Film and Television // Tucson, AZ

  • Technical director for assigned shows in Arizona Repertory Theatre including budgeting, construction planning, drafting and shop management.
  • Teacher’s assistant for stagecraft classes and shop carpenter for Arizona Repertory Theatre.
  • Teach Vectorworks drafting (advanced class.)

Assistant Technical Director
May 2015-August 2015 – Shakespeare & Company // Lenox, MA

  • Construction planning and drafting from designer drawings, scheduling and purchasing when needed.
  • Supervise and lead shop crew in build and load in.

Communication Adjunct Faculty
Aug. 2013-July 2014 – East Central University

  • Teach general education courses in communication studies.

Facility Coordinator/House Technical Director
Jan. 2011-July 2014 – Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center

  • Administrate the facility office, including but not limited to budgets, contracts, purchases, staff management, marketing, rentals, event scheduling and the center’s presenting series.
  • House Technical Director and Production Manager for the center’s presenting series. Electrician, lighting designer and/or audio engineer for performances as needed.

Scene Shop Assistant
Aug. 2005-May 2006; Aug. 2010-Jan. 2011 – Peshehonoff Scene Shop
Facility Assistant
May 2010-Aug. 2010 – Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center

Education
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • Master of Fine Arts – Design/Technology – Technical DirectionExpected May 2017

East Central University, Ada, OK

  • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre May 2012
  • Master of Education in Secondary Education with Academic Discipline (Theatre) Dec. 2011
  • Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications Aug. 2008

Proficiencies

  • Software: Vectorworks, Autocad, QLab, Lightwright, Final Cut Pro, ProTools, Adobe Audition.
  • Carpentry: Rough and finish carpentry; proficient in interpreting construction drawings
  • Metalwork: MIG welding; experience in TIG and stick welding.
  • Other: Rigging; Fly operation; Genie (and similar AWP); Capable of working at height; Audio visual; Sound board operations, mixing, cabling; Lighting Design/Electrics.
  • First Aid/CPR Certified

References
Edward S. Kraus – tedkraus@email.arizona.edu // 520-621-1104

  • Program Technical Director/Instructor – University of Arizona; Tucson, AZ

Theo Peshehonoff – tpesh@ecok.edu // 580-559-5488

  • Program Technical Director/Instructor – East Central University; Ada, OK

Brad Jessop – bjessop@ecok.edu // 580-559-5353

  • Director – Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center; Ada, OK