Brian has come to Southern Utah University after finishing his M.F.A. in Technical Design and Production at the Yale School of Drama. While at Yale he served as an Associate Production Supervisor for the Yale Rep as well as Technical Director for the Yale Rep’s world premiere production of The Evildoers, receiving the Edward C. Cole Memorial Award upon graduation. Prior to graduate school, Brian served as the staff technical supervisor for Iowa State University Theatre, teaching theatre practicum and working as the department’s technical director. For the past nine years he has served as the Production Manager and Technical Director for the Aspen Music Festival and School’s Opera Theatre Center. Freelance work has included rigging of concerts and tours for the Iowa State Center as well as work for the Wisconsin Shakespeare Festival, Des Moines Metro Opera, Cedar Rapids Opera, StageWest, Des Moines Playhouse and the Iowa Chamber Dancers. Throughout his career Brian has served as a technical director on over ninety productions, he is also an active member of USITT.
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