MATTHEW ALLAR                                        United Scenic Artists Local #829

 

 

Current Position:         Class of 1955 Associate Professor of Theatrical Design,

Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance

 

Center For Liberal Arts Fellow, College of William and Mary

 

EDUCATION

 

MFA: New York University, Tisch School of the Arts: Dept. of Design for Stage and Film (Design)           2005

 

BA: Muhlenberg College (Theatre Arts Major, English Minor), Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa     2000

 

Anatomical Figure Drawing, Arts Student’s League of New York and Spring Street Drawing Studio      1999-03

Scenographic Study with Christopher Morley, RSC, University of London, Goldsmiths College           1998

Puppet Crafting with Peter Schumann and the Bread and Puppet Theatre                                            1997

 

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

 

Class of 1955 Associate Professor of Theatrical Design, College of William and Mary 2014-present

 

Center For Liberal Arts Fellow, College of William and Mary 2015-present

 

Program Director, Santiago de Compostela, Spain International Study Program 2016

 

Assistant Professor of Theatrical Design, College of William and Mary 2009-present

 

Assistant Professor of Theatre, Nazareth College 2007-2009

 

Guest Lecturer / Visiting Artist, Eastern University 2008

 

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatrical Design and Production, Elizabethtown College 2006-07

 

Visiting Professor and Guest Artist, Cornell College: Theatrical Stagecraft (150) 2006

 

Graduate Assistant, New York University: Graduate Technical Production Scene Shop, 2002-2005

 

RELATED INDUSTRY POSITIONS

 

Designer and Project Manager, Parker 3D                                                                   2005-2006

Associate Art Director, New York Television Festival                                                    2005

Technical Supervisor, New York Public Theatre / Esquire Magazine Fall Benefit                   2005

Art Director and Technical Advisor, Starving Artist Ball                                                           2004-2005

Resident Scenic and Lighting Designer for Studio 42 Productions                             2003-2005

Designer, MTV Networks Special Events                                                                      2002

Resident Designer, Mount Washington Valley Theatre Company                                            2001

Design Assistant, Spaeth Design (NYC)                                                                                    1999-2001

Scenic Charge Artist, Westport Country Playhouse                                                      1999

Resident Scenic Designer and Scenic Charge Artist, Boal Barn Playhouse                1998

Properties Master, Muhlenberg College                                                                                   1996-1998

 

 

HONORS, PRIZES, AWARDS AND POSITIONS OF MERIT

 

Program Director, Santiago de Compostela, Spain International Study Program                    2016

Development of on-campus preparatory course and administration of College of

William and Mary Reves Center Study Abroad Program in Santiago de Compostela

and along the Camino de Compostela over a two hundred mile hike

 

Center For Liberal Arts Fellow, College of William and Mary                                       2015-present

CLA Fellows promote and model aspirational curriculum development while seeking ways to encourage an interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary intellectual community. Fellows help to organize and infuse content, integration, creativity, and innovation throughout the general education curriculum

 

Textbook Reviewer, Focal Press                                                                                              2015

The Craft (and Art) of Scenic Design, by Robert Klingelhoefer

 

College of William and Mary Provost’s Leadership Seminar Participant                                  2014

 

Vice President Phi Beta Kappa and presiding officer (Alpha Chapter)                                    2014-present

 

Vice Commissioner of Programming                                                                           2014-present

Education Commission, United States Institute for Theatre Technology

 

USITT Education Commission

Chair of Distinguished Achievement Award                                                                 2012-2016

 

Textbook Reviewer, Focal Press                                                                                              2013

Theatrical Design: Foundations, Theory, and Practice, by Kaoime Malloy

 

Outstanding Regional Scenic Design, The Virginia Gazette                                       2011

Table Manners, William and Mary Theatre

 

Corresponding Secretary Phi Beta Kappa (Alpha Chapter)                                          2010-2014

National Triennial Council Delegate, 2012

 

Board of Directors, Virginia Shakespeare Festival                                                        2009-present

 

United Scenic Artists, Local #829                                                                               2000-present

 

 

COURSES TAUGHT

 

The College of William and Mary                                            Guest Lecturer

THEA 203:       Scenic Painting                                                          THEA 150W: Aspects of Film Noir

THEA 300:       Fundamentals of Design                                  THEA 200: Introduction to Theatre

THEA 300L:     Fundamentals of Design Lab                           THEA 407: Directing

THEA 310:       Scenic Design                                                 PHYS 150W: The Physics of Theatre

THEA 380:       Production Practicum

THEA 411:       Advanced Scenographic Study

THEA 460:       Solving Creative Problems

THEA 480:       Advanced Practicum in Theatre

THEA 495:       Senior Honors Thesis

COLL 100:       The Storyteller’s Journey (THEA 100_03)

COLL 200:       Right Here, Right Now: Site Specific Art (THEA 460_01)

 

 

Nazareth College

THA 140:         Introduction to Theatre

THA 150:         Technical Theatre I

THA 250:         Technical Theatre II

THA 350:         Scenic Design

THA 452:         Senior Seminar in Theatre

 

Eastern University

Summer Session Intensive: Design and Collaboration for Students, Alumni, Faculty, and Local Artists

 

Elizabethtown College

TH 105:                       Introduction to Theatre

TH 155:                       Basic Stagecraft

TH 355:                       Design Studio

 

Cornell College

THE 150:         Theatrical Stagecraft

 

New York University, Tisch School of the Arts

Graduate Assistant, Graduate Technical Production Scene Shop

 

GRANTS

 

Arts and Sciences Curriculum Innovation Grant, College of William and Mary                       2015

Alternative Global Storytelling Techniques

Prague, Czech Republic

 

College of William and Mary Reeves Center International Scholarship Grant             2013

Presentation of Scenic and Lighting Design Work For Don Giovanni

Sarospatak, Hungary

 

College of William and Mary Summer Research Grant:                                                          2011

International Application of Projected Imagery in Theatrical Design

Prague, Czech Republic

 

Guest Faculty Lectureship Grant: College of Arts and Sciences Lecture Committee 2010

Guest Faculty Lectureship Grant: The Charles Center                                                 2009

Guest Faculty Lectureship Grant: College of Arts and Sciences Lecture Committee 2009

 

 

RESEARCH

 

SCENIC DESIGN

Production                                    Venue/Producer/Director/Choreographer/Year

 

The Laramie Project                     Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Elizabeth Wiley, 2016

Peter and The Star Catcher            Perseverance Theatre & Sydney Laurence Theatre, Teresa Pond, 2016

Picasso at the Lapine Agile         Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Sarah Dixon, 2016

Maple and Vine                             Firehouse Theatre, Richmond, VA, Mark Lerman, 2016

Avenue Q                                      Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Laurie Wolf, 2015

The Blue Room                             Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Christopher Owens,2015

The Nutcracker: Land of Sweets  Berglund Performing Arts Center, SW Virginia Ballet, Pedro Szalay, 2014

Big Love                                        Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Elizabeth Wiley, 2014

Voyage: Coast of Utopia               Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Richard Palmer, 2014

La Cage Aux Folles                      Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Laurie Wolf, 2013

Dancing At Lughnasa                   Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Christopher Owens,2013

Don Giovanni                                Crescendo Institute, Sarospatak, Hungary, Teresa Nevola Moyer, 2013

The Turn of the Screw                  Phi Beta Kappa Hall, VA Shakespeare Festival, Robert Ruffin, 2013

Richard III                                     Phi Beta Kappa Hall, VA Shakespeare Festival, David Zarko, 2013

The Merry Wives of Windsor        Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Richard Palmer, 2013

Joe Turner’s Come and Gone      Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Artisia Green, 2012

Of Mice and Men                          Perseverance Theatre & Sydney Laurence Theatre, Art Rotch, 2012

Kiss My Little Girls: 1862             World Premier and Tour, Cook Foundation, Mary Wadkins, 2012

Pippin                                            Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Laurie Wolf, 2012

Romeo and Juliet                          Kimmel Theatre, Cornell College, Ron Clark, 2012

Ruined                                           Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Artisia Green, 2012

H.M.S. Pinafore                             Baker Theatre, Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre, James Peck, 2012

Travesties                                     Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Laurie Wolf, 2011

Kiss My Little Girls: 1861             World Premier and Tour, Cook Foundation, Mary Wadkins, 2011

Cabaret                                         Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Elizabeth Wiley, 2011

L’elisir d’amore                            Crescendo Institute, Sarospatak, Hungary, Teresa Nevola Moyer, 2011

The Rover                                     Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Elizabeth Wiley, 2011

Rhinoceros                                   Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Laurie Wolf, 2011

Oklahoma!                                    Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Richard Palmer, 2010

Table Manners                              Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Christopher Owens,2010

The Drunkard                                Metropolitan Playhouse NYC, Francis X. Kuhn, 2010

The 25th Annual…Spelling Bee     Baker Theatre, Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre, Bill Mutimer, 2010

A Man For All Seasons                 Phi Beta Kappa Hall, VA Shakespeare Festival, Richard Palmer, 2010

As You Like It                               Phi Beta Kappa Hall, VA Shakespeare Festival, Karl Kippola, 2010

The School For Wives                  Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Richard Palmer, 2010

Eurydice                                       Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Elizabeth Wiley, 2010

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie    Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Laurie Wolf, 2009

Le Pescatrici                                Zempleni Music Festival, Tokaji, Hungary, Teresa Nevola Moyer, 2009

Songs For a New World                Eastern University Department of Theatre, Teresa Nevola Moyer, 2009

Rabbit Hole                                   Studio Theatre, Nazareth College, Matthew Ames, 2009

Cabaret                                         Kimmel Theatre, Cornell College, James Van Valen, 2009

Sweet Charity                               German House Theatre, Nazareth College, Lindsay Reading-Korth, 2009

Hamlet                                           Hart Theatre, Nazareth College, Matthew Ames, 2008

Three Sisters                                Eastern University Department of Theatre, Mark Hallen, 2008

Danny and the Deep Blue Sea      Eastern University Department of Theatre, Liz Carlson, 2008

East 14th                                       New World Stages, Splinter Group Productions, Don Reed, 2008

A Lie of the Mind                           Kimmel Theatre, Cornell College, James Van Valen, 2008

Falsettos                                       Studio Theatre, Nazareth College, Melissa Rain Anderson, 2008

Azur                                               Callahan Theatre, Nazareth College, Candide Carrasco, 2008

Inherit The Wind                            Eastern University Department of Theatre, Mark Hallen, 2008

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie    Studio Theatre, Nazareth College, Lindsay Reading-Korth, 2008

The Last Night of Ballyhoo           Hart Theatre, Rochester Centerstage, Kevin Sweeney, 2008

I Hate Hamlet                                Tower Theatre, SUNY Brockport, Daniel Winnerman, 2007

The Shape of Things                     Studio Theatre, Nazareth College, Matthew Ames, 2007

Where’s Charley ?                        Callahan Theatre, Nazareth College, Melissa Rain Anderson, 2007

I Am My Own Wife                        Geva Theatre Nextstage, Rochester Centerstage, Kevin Indovino, 2007

Hair                                               Tempest Theatre, Elizabethtown College, Terri Mastrobuono, 2007

You’re A Good Man Charlie…      Eastern University Department of Theatre, Teresa Nevola Moyer, 2007

Marat / Sade                                 Kimmel Theatre, Cornell College, Mark Hunter, 2007

Arcadia                                         Tempest Theatre, Elizabethtown College, Michael Sevareid, 2006

Top Girls                                       Wachovia Theatre, Albright College, Julia Matthews, 2006

Suckerfish Messiah                     Jean Cocteau Repertory, Taylor Brooks, 2006

Crazy For The Dog                        Jean Cocteau Repertory, Eric Parness, 2006

In The Bar of a Tokyo Hotel          Columbia University Graduate Production, Saheem Ali, 2006

The Pillow of Kantan                     Studio Theatre, Muhlenberg College, John Reimer, 2006

A Midsummer Night’s Dream       Kimmel Theatre, Cornell College, Ron Clark, 2006

Shakespeare’s R and J                Atlas Room Theatre, New York University, Michael Sexton, 2005

Baby With The Bathwater             Sanford Meisner Theatre, Blood Orange Prod, David Barba, 2005

Playing House                              HERE Arts Center, Home 3 Prod, Aaron Rhyne, 2005

Samuel IV                                     Sanford Meisner Theatre, Dramatics NYC, Jesse Geiger, 2004

All My Sons                                  Schubert Theatre, New York University, Victor Pappas, 2003

The Sound Of Music                     Northern Stage, Robert Cronin, 2001

St. Patrick Pageant                       Joyce SoHo, Theatre Works, Clare Byrne, 2001

All God’s Chillun Got Wings         Bank Street Theatre, Peccadillo Theatre Co., Dan Wackerman, 2001

The Gondoliers                             Gallery Players, Pamela Seiderman, 2001

Three Feet Short                           Ohio Theatre, Tamara Fish, 2001

Into The Woods                             Mt. Washington Valley Theatre, Andrew Glant-Linden, 2001

On The Town                                 Mt. Washington Valley Theatre, Robert Cronin, 2001

Camelot                                         Mac- Haydn Theatre, David Leohardt, 2001

George M !                                    Mac- Haydn Theatre, Joseph Patton, 2001

Forever Plaid                                Baker Theatre, Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre, Dave Caldwell,2000

West Side Story                            Empie Theatre, Muhlenberg College, Charles Richter, 2000

Orange Crush                               78th Street Theatre Lab:NYC, Joe Mihalchick, 1999

Plato Told Him                              78th Street Theatre Lab:NYC, Michael Leonardo, 1999

The Phantom Tollbooth                 Civic Theatre, John Hornung, 1999

Getting Out                                    Empie Theatre, Muhlenberg College, Ashley Kenzer, 1998

The Music Man                             Boal Barn Playhouse, Margaret Lloyd, 1998

I Never Sang For My Father         Boal Barn Playhouse, Peter Wray, 1998

Smoke and Mirrors                       Boal Barn Playhouse, Peter Wray, 1998

Lost In Yonkers                            Boal Barn Playhouse, Jill Campbell, 1998

The Boys From Syracuse             Boal Barn Playhouse, Katherine West, 1998

 

 

CORPORATE/EVENT/INDUSTRIAL

Production/Event                                 Venue/Producer/Year

 

The New York Television Festival     Assoc. Art Director, Wm Morris and TV Land, World Premier, 2005

2005 Parkinson’s Disease Benefit     Copacabana, Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 2005

2005 Starving Artist’s Ball                 Angel Orensanz Foundation, Studio 42 Production, 2005

2004 Starving Artist’s Ball                 Angel Orensanz Foundation, Studio 42 Production, 2004

2002 TV Land/Nick at Nite Upfront     Times Square NYC, MTV Networks, Featuring the B52’s, 2002

Noggin Presents “Oobi”                     North American Trade Show Tour, MTV Networks, 2002

Nickelodeon Licensing Spring Event Javitts Center: NYC, MTV Networks, Featuring Fred Savage, 2002

Wild Thornberry’s Movie Premier      Euro / North and South Amer. Premier Tour, MTV Networks, 2002

Honeymooners Installation                1946 Production Restoration Museum Display, Viacom, 2002

2002 Drama Desk Awards Show        Class-Pro Productions, Barkley-Kalpak, 2002

 

 

 

 

Designer and Project Manager for Parker 3D :   a design firm specializing in the design and implementation

of upscale thematic display, entertainment installation, and seasonal décor, 2005-2006

 

Design Assistant for Spaeth Design:              a design and production company specializing in

animated seasonal window displays for luxury

department stores, 1999-2001

 

 

LIGHTING DESIGN

Production                                    Venue/Producer/Director/Choreographer/Year

 

Don Giovanni                                Crescendo Institute, Sarospatak, Hungary, Teresa Nevola Moyer, 2013

Kiss My Little Girls: 1862             World Premier and Tour, Cook Foundation, Mary Wadkins, 2012

L’elisir d’amore                            Crescendo Institute, Sarospatak, Hungary, Teresa Nevola Moyer, 2011

Kiss My Little Girls: 1861             World Premier and Tour, Cook Foundation, Mary Wadkins, 2011

Le Pescatrici                                Zempleni Music Festival, Tokaji, Hungary, Teresa Nevola Moyer, 2009

Songs For a New World                Eastern University Department of Theatre, Teresa Nevola Moyer, 2009

East 14th                                       New World Stages, Splinter Group Productions, Don Reed, 2008

Arcadia                                         Tempest Theatre, Elizabethtown College, Michael Sevareid, 2006

Baby With The Bathwater             Sanford Meisner Theatre, Blood Orange Prod, David Barba, 2005

2005 Starving Artist’s Ball           Angel Orensanz Foundation, Studio 42 Productions, 2005

Dancing at Lughnasa                    Burrows Theatre, New York University, Gia Forakis, 2004

You Never Can Tell                       Walker Theatre, New York University, Susan Fenichell, 2004

2004 Starving Artist’s Ball           Angel Orensanz Foundation, Studio 42 Productions, 2004

 

PROJECTION DESIGN

Production                                    Venue/Producer/Director/Choreographer/Year

 

Voyage: Coast of Utopia               Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Richard Palmer, 2014

Cabaret                                         Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Elizabeth Wiley, 2011

Rhinoceros                                   Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Laurie Wolf, 2011

A Lie of the Mind                           Kimmel Theatre, Cornell College, James Van Valen, 2008

 

 

 

 

COSTUME DESIGN

Production                                    Venue/Producer/Director/Choreographer/Year

 

Maple and Vine                             Firehouse Theatre, Richmond, VA, Mark Lerman, 2016

Arcadia                                         Tempest Theatre, Elizabethtown College, Michael Sevareid, 2006

The Bear                                       Studio Theatre, Muhlenberg College, Melissa Roads, 2000

Spring Dance Showing                 Trexler Pavillion Dance Studio, Muhlenberg Dance Association, 2000

 

DIRECTION

Production                                         Venue/Producer/Series/Year

 

My Soldiers (staged reading)        Phi Beta Kappa Hall, College of Wm and Mary, Around The Edges, 2010                                  

DESIGN ASSISTANT (selected credits only 2000-2004)

 

To Hugh Landwehr:

Frozen                                     Classic Stage Premier and Broadway

The Little Foxes                                   The Shakespeare Theatre

Anna In The Tropics                 Seattle Repertory Theatre

A Dinosaur Within                    Austin Repertory Theatre

Private Lives                            Williamstown Theatre Festival

To Adrianne Lobel:

A Year With Frog and Toad     Minneapolis Children’s Theatre, New Victory Theatre, Broadway

An American Tragedy               Metropolitan Opera

King Arthur                              Mark Morris Dance Group

To Derek McLane:

Harmony                                   Broadway

The Berkshire Village Idiot      Williamstown Theatre Festival

 

To Michael Annania:

Laughing Room Only               Broadway

My Fair Lady                            Papermill Playhouse

 

To Peter Dean Beck:

Serenade                                 Atlanta Ballet

Tales of Hoffman                      Orlando Opera Company

Funny Girl                                Sundance Theatre

Carmen                                                Hawaii and Kentucky Operas

 

To Mitchell Greenberg:

Name That Video                     VH1 Music Television

 

 

 

PAPERS PRESENTED

 

The Production of a Collaboration                                          Co-Author                                June 2012

Co-authored with Dr. Laurie Wolf

International New Directions in the Humanities Conference

Montreal, Quebec

 

PUBLICATION OF ARTWORK AND PEDAGOGY

 

W&M Theatre Converges In The Land                                                Scenic Designer                      Sep 2016

Of The Midnight Sun (text and photos)

www.wm.edu University Relations

 

First Faculty Innovation Grant Awardees                              Primary Investigator/Instructor  Dec 2015

Tell Their Stories (text and photos)

www.wm.edu University Relations

 

Tolerating Ambiguity Inside The                                            Course Creator/Instructor          June 2013

Creativity Classroom (text and video)

www.wm.edu University Relations

 

Photographing Eurydice’s Underworld (text and photos)       Photographer                           Winter 2011

Photography and graphic artwork for William and Mary Theatre

Alert Diver Magazine, Diver Alert Network Publications

 

At The Foot Of The Castle (text and photos)                            Scenic and Lighting Design    Aug 2011

Design work for L’elisi d’amore, Hungary

www.wm.edu University Relations

 

Designing Oklahoma! (video)                                                 Scenic Design                         Nov 2010

Design work for William and Mary Theatre

www.wm.edu University Relations

 

‘Around The Edges’ Uses Theatre                                          Creator/Director                                   Oct 2010

As A Vehicle For Discussion (text)

www.wm.edu University Relations

 

Photographing Eurydice’s Underworld (text and video)         Photographer                           Feb 2010

Photography and graphic artwork for William and Mary Theatre

www.wm.edu University Relations

 

Stagecraft Fundamentals (1st, and 2nd Ed.)                             Scenic Design/Photographer   2009, 2011

Rita Kogler-Carver

Page 285, Focal Press, Burlington, MA

Photos of design work from Shakespeare’s R&J

Atlas Room Theatre, New York University

 

 

NATIONAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

Puppetry Projects For The Classroom                                               Panel Chair and Presenter          March 2016

Education Commission panel

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Salt Lake City, UT

 

Working Outside of Your Comfort Zone                                  Panel Chair and Presenter          March 2015

Education Commission panel

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Cincinnati, OH

 

Scenograohy, is That Even a Real Word                                Presenter                                 March 2015 Education Commission panel

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Cincinnati, OH

 

Conflict Resolution For Students                                            Panel Co-Chair                                    March 2014

Education Commission panel

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Ft. Worth, TX

 

Too Much in Twelve Weeks:                                                  Presenter                                 March 2014

Effective Syllabus Content Management      

Education Commission panel

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Ft. Worth, TX

 

 

 

Rated R Content: Teaching The Taboo                                    Presenter                                 March 2013

Education Commission panel

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Milwaukee, WI

 

 

When Too Much is Too Much                                                  Panel Chair and Presenter       March 2013

Education Commission panel

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Milwaukee, WI

 

The New Adventures of Old TV                                              Panel Moderator                      Oct 2012

College of William and Mary

Arts and Entertainment Conference

Williamsburg, VA

 

No One Likes Doing It Alone: Co-Curricular Opportunities    Panel Chair and Presenter       March 2012

Education Commission panel

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Long Beach, CA

 

Class Discussion, the Original Twitter                                              Presenter                                 Feb 2012

College of William and Mary Teaching Project

Williamsburg, VA

 

Objectifying The Subjective Evaluation                                Presenter                                 March 2011

Education Commission panel

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Charlotte, NC

 

Service Learning: A Powerful Teaching Tool                                    Presenter                                 March 2011

Education Commission panel

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Charlotte, NC

 

Letting the Show Fail? Learning Experience vs.                  Presenter                                 March 2011

Production Quality

Education Commission panel

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Charlotte, NC

 

BA vs. BFA                                                                             Presenter                                 March 2009

Education Commission panel

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Cincinnati, OH

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

 

COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY

 

Center For Liberal Arts Faculty Fellow                                                 2015-present

 

Cohen Career Center Advisory Committee                                           2015-present

 

International Study Abroad Committee                                                           2014-present

 

Undergraduate Curriculum Reform Working Group (200 Level)                       2013-2014

 

Faculty Blogger                                                                                   2013-2015

 

Parking Advisory Committee                                                                2011-2014

 

Teaching Project Participant                                                              2011-2013

 

Phi Beta Kappa Vice President (presiding office)                                            2014-present

 

Phi Beta Kappa Corresponding Secretary                                           2010-2014

 

Design and Implementation of College of William and Mary              2010-2011

Kaplan Arena Commencement Staging and Lighting

 

Committee on Sustainability                                                               2009-present

 

Faculty Judge, Mortarboard Society Storytelling Festival                                2009

 

DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE, SPEECH, AND DANCE

 

Technical Director Search Committee (Chair)                                                2016-present

 

Season Selection Committee (Chair)                                                  2015-present

 

Box Office and Promotions Manager Search Committee                                2014

 

Advisor and Primary Reader for Honors Thesis                                     2013-2014

Joshua Blum, Class of 2014

Clybourne Park: A Geo-Social Study

 

Advisor and Second Reader for Honors Thesis                                                2011-2012

Larissa Krusei Class of 2012, High Honors

How to Incite Audiences and Engage Actors:

Environmental Theatre and the Second Circle

 

Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance Representative              2010-present

Virginia State High School Thespian Conference

 

Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance Representative              2009-2011

Pennsylvania State High School Thespian Conference

 

Associate Technical Director Search Committee                                           2010

 

Founding Artistic Director: Around The Edges                                                 2010-present

New Play reading Series

 

Academic Advisor                                                                               2010-present

(First year students, and Departmental majors)

 

Resident Scenic Designer, Scenic Charge Artist                                             2009-present

and Properties Supervisor

 

Theatre, Speech, and Dance Department Play Selection                             2009-present

 

Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance Assessment Committee  2009-2011

 

 

UNITED STATES INSTITUTE FOR THEATRE TECHNOLOGY

 

Vice Commissioner of Programming                                                   2014-present

Education Commission, United States Institute for Theatre Technology

 

Coordinator of Education Commission                                                            2013-2014

Professional Development Workshop: Leadership Training

 

Scenic Design Committee Student Portfolio Respondent                               2011-present

 

Assistant Coordinator: John Scheffler, Master Designer Exhibit                     2011

 

United States Institute for Theatre Technology                                               2007-present

Scenic Design and Education Committee Member

 

 

RELATED INSTITUTIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS

 

Yale School of Drama                                                                         2011

Technical Direction and Production Graduate Thesis Reader

Bona Lee, Class of 2011

Q Lab: An Examination of Selected Projection Programming

 

VA Thespian Conference Workshop Presenter                                     2010-present

 

PA Thespian Conference Workshop Presenter                                     2009-2011

 

Guest Reader for SUNY Brockport                                                        2008

Festival of 10 short play submissions

 

NAZARETH COLLEGE

 

Chair of Theatre Department Play Selection Committee                                2008-09

Intellectual Property Task Force                                                                      2008-09

Academic Space Committee                                                              2008-09

Environmental Health and Safety Committee                                     2008-09

Faculty Mentor to the Women’s Soccer Team                                                 2008-09

Summer Freshman Read participant and discussion facilitator                         2008

Respondent/Contributor to New Faculty Wiki                                       2008

New Student/Transfer Advisor                                                              2007-09

American College Theatre Festival Respondent                                             2007-09

Chair of Theatre Department Web Page Committee                           2007-09