Resume

LIGHTING

Design/Director: A small selection of previous lighting design and/or lighting director and programmer work is listed below

Michael Andrews Swingin’ Christmas The Abbey Theatre Orlando, FL
Sea of Trees SeaWorld Orlando, FL
Winter Wonderland on Ice (water fountains) SeaWorld Orlando, FL
Holiday Reflections (fountains and lighting) SeaWorld Orlando, FL
School of Rock Live! Paramount’s Kings Dominion Richmond, VA
Tuned In: The best of VH1, CMT, TVland and BET Paramount’s Kings Dominion Richmond, VA
Seussical the Musical Lake Highland Preparatory School Orlando, FL
Chicago Orpheus Theatre Oneonta, NY
Footloose Orpheus Theatre Oneonta, NY
A Christmas Carol Orpheus Theatre Oneonta, NY
The Living Passover Crosswalk Community Church Williamsburg, VA
Into The Woods State University of New York at Oneonta, NY
Orpheus Dance Show Hartwick College Oneonta, NY
The Legend of the Dead Soldier: A Ferocious Clown Show Franklin Stage Company Franklin, NY

Master Electrician: lead hang/circuit/focus of various shows including:

The Nutcracker Richmond Ballet, VA Tour
A Year with Frog and Toad Wagon Wheel Theatre. Warsaw, IN
Kinetix SeaWorld Orlando, FL

Equipment
High End systems (hog) consoles (v2 and v3), Chamsys, ETC (EOS and expression series), GrandMA, Vista, familiar with Maxxyz/Strand/Leprechaun/Avo/etc. Media Servers (Hippotizer, Catalyst, etc) and various LEDs. Programming/maintenance of various moving fixtures (VL, martin, high end, Coemar, Clay Packy, etc), conventionals and effects/peripherals.

EMPLOYMENT

  • Ricky Martin World Tour - USA, Canada, Mexico, Europe, South & Central America
    LED/Hippotizer technician/programmer 3/11-11/11


    Responsible for updating the hippotizer pixel mapping and programming, as well as wiring and maintating the LEDs in the set. Also acting as part of the lighting crew, show stage crew and crossload and palletizing crew.

  • SeaWorld- Orlando, FL
    Design and Production 1/09-3/11


    Responsible for production, project management, lighting design, artistic direction, technical direction and programming for shows and events. Roles have included technical direction for Winter Wonderland on Ice and Bands Brew & BBQ Concert Series, production for the dance show Kinetix, lighting/fountain design for Sea of Trees and Holiday Reflections.

  • Busch Gardens- Williamsburg, VA
    Production Supervisor 9/06-1/09


    Assure productions maintain show standards; assist with managing production schedules; responsible for maintaining budget for purchases, services and labor; create and maintain schedules for the Theatrical Services department; train over 75 team members on safety and equipment; record training documents, safety and pyrotechnic documents, labor hours and plans.

    Stage Manager 2/06-10/06


    Manage the Irish step dancing show Emerald Beat and the dance/stilt show Jack is Back. Lead a crew of 8-16 and a cast of 20-40, maintatin production books, show blocking and production notes, act as point of contact between production management and dance company, focus on commitment to show quality.

    Project Manager and Technical Supervisor 9/06-1/09


    Lead and assist with installations in 10 theatrical venues, 5 Halloween attractions and park wide theming; act as technical director various shows; maintain intra/interdepartmental communication; research and purchase equipment; facilitate technical operation of various special events; manage show quality; coordinate special projects and assist with daily operation.

  • Blue Man Group- Orlando, FL
    Lighting and Video operator 2/09-6/11


    Responsible for assuring all lighting and video aspects of each show are properly executed, checked and maintained as needed.

  • Harborfest- Oswego, NY
    Assistant Production Manager 7/02-current


    Oversee operations of stage managers, performers and production companies at 5-7 separate stages; train Stage Managers at each venue, assure payments, hospitality and merchandise are taken care of.; assist with crew schedule and training.

  • Paramount’s Kings Dominion- Richmond, VA
    Production Technical Supervisor, Lighting Designer/Programmer 1/05-5/06


    Oversee installation and operation of all shows; ensure show quality is maintained; implement strong communication throughout departments. Roles include: Production Supervisor for Nickelodeon Celebration Parade, Assistant Production Manager for concert events, Lighting Designer and programmer for School of Rock, and Tuned In: VH1/CMT/ TVland/BET.

  • Orpheus Theatre- Oneonta, NY
    Production Stage Manager, Technical Director, Lighting Designer 5/03-12/04


    Hire and schedule Stage Managers and crew; act as Stage Manager for Nunsense, lead production meetings, rehearsals and operations for dinner theatre and mainstage productions; assist with Box Office and dining operations; maintain budget and accounting documents; teach classes in crew, lighting, production and stage managing to interns.

  • Hartwick College- Oneonta, NY
    Production Stage Manager- Music Department 09/00-1/04


    Organize all operational aspects for operas, concerts, recitals, dance programs and special events in 4 separate venues; schedule and ensure proper and safe training of 40 crew members; ensure quality of performances and musical recordings.


EDUCATION

Hartwick College Oneonta, NY

B.A Music
production and lighting design emphasis
B.A. Theatre Arts
conducting and orchestration emphasis
B.S. Music Education
ethnomusicological and historical emphasis

Graduated Magna Cum Laude with honors, departmental distinction, honor society and a 3.9 gpa.


RELATED SKILLS

Technical

  • Lighting: Design and Programming. Familiar with Hog, ETC, GrandMA, consoles among others, Networked lighting systems, Master Electrician, documentation, CAD and Vectorworks.
  • Special Effects: Knowledge of effects including hazers, foggers, low-lying fog systems, pyrotechnics, propane and fire effects.
  • Audio: Mixing, installation, Digital/Analog consoles, recording, Software: logic, protools, digital performer, Finale, Sibelius
  • Props and Scenic: Animatronic programming/maintenance scenic painting, hand prop creation, set construction, parade float maintenance, scenic and set repairs, rigging, stage truss systems.
  • Video: Projections/media servers; camera operation, video switching/calling, Adobe suite, Final Cut Pro, Hippotizer, Catlayst.
  • Costumes: Design, Implementation/stitching, patterning/drafting, cutting/draping, historical research, costumed characters /stilts.

Performance and Music

  • Music: Directing, Conducting, Arranging, Orchestration, Composing, Recording and Performance.
  • Instruments: Flute, Recorder, Whistle/Fife/Transverse Flute, Percussion (Mallet, Concert, Marching, Ethnic), Hammered Dulcimer, Voice, basic knowledge of all orchestral and folk/historical instruments, instrumental repair and maintenance, etc.
  • Stage Performance: Experience in acting, singing and dancing in over 50 live shows and musicals, Commedia Del’Arte, improvisation, voice acting, Foley artistry, street performance and character interpretation, historical re-enactment, etc.
  • Other

  • Writing/Directing: Various shows, events and performances including medieval feasts, one act plays, musical compositions, etc.
  • Teaching: Music education grades K-12- vocal, instrumental and general, theatre training classes, etc
  • Vehicles and Equipment: Operation of various vertical, boom & fork lifts, valid FL drivers license, Qualified Genie trainer.
  • Travel: Current and valid US Passport, enjoys touring productions. Languages: English (fluent), Spanish (beginner), American Sign Language (intermediate).


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