EDUCATION

 

Anderson University: BA in Theatre, Cum Lade with Departmental Honors, May 2011

                                                       Emphasis in Scenic Design

 

University of Missouri-Kansas City: MFA in Scenic Design, May 2015

 

EXPERIENCE – Scenic Design

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(Title)

Company

Mary Jane

The Misadventures  of Martin Hathaway

Women Playing Hamlet

Much Ado About Nothing

Two M@herf#ck*rs on a Ledge

The Importance of Being Earnest

She Kills Monsters

Godspell

I'm Gonna Pray for You So Hard

She Made Space

Cold

Marvelous Cornelius

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Puddin and the Grumble

The Skin of Our Teeth

Impressionism

Emilie: La Marquise Du Châtelet Defends Her Life              Tonight

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail

Fat Pig

Vincent in Brixton

Water by the Spoonful

The Oldest Boy

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

The Rocky Horror Show

Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

Schoolhouse Rock: Live

Eat This: Kansas City Chews on the Politics of Food

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

The Golden Touch

Mauritius

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure

Escanaba in da Moonlight

Detective Story

Section 8: Home by Another Name

(Author)

Sondheim/ Furth

Amy Herzog

Lynne Perkins Socey

William Missouri Downs

Wiliam Shakespeare

Ronn Johnstone

Oscar Wilde

Qui Nguyen

Schwartz/ Tebelak

Halley Feiffer

Merdith Dana-Levy

Ben Jolivet

Shane Strawbridge

William Shakespeare

Boesen/ von Kampen

Thornton Wilder

Michael Jacobs

Lauren Gunderson

 

Lawrence/Lee

Neil LaBute

Nicholas Wright

Quiara Alegria Hudes

Sarah Ruhl

Steven Adly Guirgis

Richard O'Brien

Rajiv Joseph

Ferguson/Hall/etc

Stephanie Roberts

Joe Landry

George Buss

Theresa Rebeck

Stephen Dietz

Jeff Daniels

Sidney Kingsley

Student Written

(Director)

Lynne Perkins Socey

Lauren Briggeman

Lynne Perkins Socey

Lynne Perkins Socey

Lynne Perkins Socey

Chris Game

Micaela Levesque

Ronn Johnstone

Ernest Zulia

Jeff Church

Lauren B. Ellis

Todd Ristau

Susanna Young

Bill Simmons

Becky Boesen

Bob Paisley

Amy Hayes

Karen Paisley

 

Karen Paisley

Callie Burk

Karen Paisley

Ronn Johnston

Cynthia Levin

Bill Wilkison

Steven Eubank

Ian Crawford

Ron McGee

Stephanie Roberts

Matthew Socey

George Buss

Ronn Johnstone

Matt Graber

Kevin Gutheridge

Ronn Johnstone

Student Directed

(Company)

Earlham College

Summit Performance Indianapolis

Earlham College

Earlham College

Earlham College

The Wisdom Tooth Theatre Project

Earlham College

Earlham College

Hollins University

The Unicorn Theatre

Hollins University

Hollins University

Hollins University

The Wisdom Tooth Theatre Project

The Lied Center for Performing Arts

The Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre

The Wisdom Tooth Theatre Theatre

The Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre

 

The Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre

The Wisdom Tooth Theatre Project

The Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre

The Wisdom Tooth Theatre Project

The Unicorn Theatre

The Wisdom Tooth Theatre Project

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

The Unicorn Theatre

The Coterie Theatre

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

The Wisdom Tooth Theatre Project

Minnetrista Theatre Preserves

Anderson University

The Shawnee Summer Theatre 

The Shawnee Summer Theatre

Anderson University

Anderson University

NON-THEATRICAL DESIGN

 

Impact Your World Week, Anderson University 2016 To Chapel and Back Again

-Designed four banners for the Chapel stage to reflect specific moments from The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings that Pastor Todd Faulker choose as sermon illustrations.  Painted on untreated muslin (assisted by Abby White)

 

SCENIC PAINTING AND PROPERTIES

Scenic Painting - * denotes Scenic Charge or Head Painter position

 

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2012

(Title)

Souvenir*

Ruthless*

Around the World in 80 Days*

Twelfth Night*

The Ghosts of Lote Bravo*

King Lear

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane*

Pericles

Cacasian Chalk Circle

Love's Labours Lost

Playboy of the Western World

Journey's End

Clybourne Park

Almost, Maine

Big Love*

Seven Guitars

Burnt by the Sun*

KC Swing

Drums in the Night

Number the Stars

A Year with Frog and Toad

Two Rooms*

(Designer)

Paul Wiemer

Paul Weimer

Paul Weimer

Gene Friedman

Alex LaFrance

Chaz Bell

Trevor Fredrikson

Alex LaFrance

Bret Engle

Matt Mott

Ece Demirkol

Uldarico Sarmiento

Bret Engle

Alex LaFrance

Matt Mott

Uldarico Sarmiento

Matt Mott

John Ezell

Oliva Marshall

Uldarico Sarmiento

Bob Heiden

Bob Heiden

(Director)

Eric Atheide

Elliot Wasserman

Elliot Wasserman

Sidonie Garrett

Ian Crawford

Sidonie Garrett

David Saar

Joshua Brody

Megan Sandberg-Zakian

Ed Stern

Tom Mardikes

Mark Robbins

Cynthia Levin

John Rensenhouse

Megan Sandberg-Zakian

Scott Stackhouse

Tom Mardikes

Ricardo Khan

Erin Merrit

Cynthia Levin

Joe Kinispel

Steve Barth

(Company)

New Harmony Theatre

New Harmony Theatre

New Harmony Theatre

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival

The Unicorn Theatre

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival

The Coterie Theatre

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City Actor's Theatre

The Unicorn Theatre

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

The Coterie Theatre

Crane river Theatre Company

Crane River Theater Company

Properties - * denotes Props Master position, † denotes assistant

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(Title)

Company

Eclipsed

The Liar*

A Hatful of Rain† (des. Hugh Landwher)

Suessical

Design for Living† (des. Ried Thompson)

Cedars† (des. Hugh Landwher)

Benefactors

A Little Night Music† (des. Ried Thompson)

The Mystery of Irma Vep† (des. Randall Parsons)

The Enchanted Forrest*

Camelot (des. C. Murdock Lucas)

The Winter's Tale (des. C. Murdock Lucas)

The Foreigner (des. C. Murdock Lucas)

Comedy of Errors (des. C. Murdock Lucas)

A Devil Inside* 

The Lady from the Sea (des. Kristin Yeager

Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson (des. Matt Mott)

Into the Woods 

A Year With Frog and Toad*

(Author)

Sondheim/ Furth

Danai Gurira

David Ives

Michael V. Gazzo

Flaherty/Aherns

Noel Coward

Erik Tarloff

Michael Frayn

Sondhiem/Wheeler

Charles Ludlam

Jason Richards

Lerner/Lowe

William Shakespeare

Larry Shue

William Shakespeare

David Lindsay Abaire

Henrik Ibsen

Friedman/Timbers

Sondhiem/Lapine

Robert &Willie Reale

(Director)

Lynne Perkins Socey

Cynthia Levin

Theodore Swetz

Greg Naughton

Travis G. Daly

Tom Story

Kiera Naughton

Eric Hill

Ethan Heard

Aaron Mark

Jason Richards

Abe Reybold

Matthew Earnest

Raymond Caldwell

Chuck Ney

Scott Stackhouse

Theodore Swetz

Cynthia Levin

Steve Barth

Joe Kinispel

(Company)

Earlham College

The Unicorn Theatre

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

The Berkshire Theatre Group

The Berkshire Theatre Group

The Berkshire Theatre Group

The Berkshire Theatre Group

The Berkshire Theatre Group

The Berkshire Theatre Group

The Berkshire Theatre Group

The Texas Shakespeare Festival

The Texas Shakespeare Festival

The Texas Shakespeare Festival

The Texas Shakespeare Festival

The Texas Shakespeare Festival

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

The Unicorn Theatre

Crane River Theater Company

Crane River Theater Company

RELATED EXPERIENCE

 

Studio Assistant - John Ezell (2015)

- Worked restoring models from John's previous designs for archival storage, including model repair, research through show files to replace missing model pieces and drops, as well as building model storage boxes.

- Assisted in building the model for Disgraced (Arizona Theatre Company) and mounting paint elevation and preparing them for shipping,

 

Studio Assistant - Gene Emerson Friedman (2016)

- Worked restoring models of Gene's designs for Heart of America Shakespeare Festival in preparation for gallery installation in honor of the First Folio coming to the Library in downtown Kansas City.

 

Overhire, Impact Group (Indianapolis) (Fall 2011 - Spring 2012)

Assisted in scenic installs for various parties, dinners and events in the Indianapolis area, including the Colts Christmas party 2011 as well as various Superbowl related events (2012).

 

 

TRAINING/ RELATED SKILLS

 

Scenic painting techniques (drops, faux effects); watercolor, gouache and dry point rendering; hand drafting: AutoCAD; scale model building; Photoshop; SketchUp; basic carpentry skills; intermediate sewing (set dressing/costumes); makeup application; basic electrician skills

CHARETTES (DESIGN INTENSIVES)

 

2013        Benjamin Britten’s Death in Venice with Broadway Designers Carrie Robbins and Rocco DiSanti

2014        Broadway musical Hairspray with Hollywood Art Directors David Gropman and Karen Schultz Gropman

2015        Ballet based on L. Frank Baum’s Wizard of Oz with Artistic Director/ CEO of the Cinncinnati Ballet, Victoria Morgan

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