EDUCATION


1986

Master of Fine Arts in Lighting Design

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor 

100% Graduate Fellowship 1984-1986

50% Graduate Assistantship 1984-1986


1983

Bachelor of Speech in Theatre, cum laude

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, Pullman

Minor in music performance (piano and voice)

 

EDUCATIONAL EMPLOYMENT


   Florida State University, Guest Lighting Designer 2001, 2002, 2006 to present

Georgia State University, Guest Lighting Designer 1996, 2000, 2012 to present


    Clayton State University, Resident Guest Lighting Designer 2004 to 2012   

    Brenau University, Guest Lighting Designer 2007 to 2009

   Emory University (Theatre Emory), Guest Lighting Designer 2000

TRAINING/ASSISTANTSHIPS

   

    Lyric Opera of Chicago, Assistant Lighting Designer to Duane Schuler 1986-1988

    Utah Shakespeare Festival, Assistant Lighting Designer to Liz Stillwell 1985       

    Utah Shakespeare Festival, Assistant Lighting Designer to Susan Hallman 1984   



AWARDS/RECOGNITION


2014 SUZIE BASS-Best Lighting/Play, GELLER GIRLS, Alliance Theatre

2011 SUZIE BASS-Best Lighting/Play nomination, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Alliance Theatre

2010 SUZIE BASS-Best Lighting/Musical, AVENUE X, Alliance Theatre

2007 SUZIE BASS-Best Lighting/Play nomination, THE PERSIANS, Theatre In The Square   

2006 JENNIE-Best Lighting Design, A PIECE OF MY HEART, Theatre in the Square

  2006 SUZIE BASS-Best Lighting/Musical nomination, REJOICE!, True Colors Theatre 

2004 JENNIE-Best Lighting Design, STONES IN HIS POCKETS, Theatre in the Square

    2003 CREATIVE LOAFING Best of Atlanta for Lighting Design

2003 JENNIE-Best Lighting Design, DIRTY BLONDE, Theatre in the Square

    2002 ABBEY Artist of the Year nomination for sustained outstanding Lighting Design

2001 JENNIE award-Best Lighting Design, THE LYNCHING OF LEO FRANK, Theatre in the Square

    1999 JENNIE award-Best Lighting Design, THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, Theatre in the Square

    1998 JENNIE award-Best Lighting Design, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, Theatre in the Square

    1997 JENNIE award-Best Lighting Design, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST, Theatre in the Square


      

    1986 New York City Opera Gil Hemsley Lighting Internship Program resulting in assistant position at

Lyric Opera of Chicago



PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS


    United Scenic Artists-Local 829, Lighting Designer