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Beverly Jenkins Masterclass

Jenkins Hosts Stage Management Masterclasses for TDP Students and Alumni

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theatre Production Beverly Jenkins, B.F.A., hosted two stage management masterclasses for theatre design and production students and alumni on Saturday, Nov. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 5. For the first masterclass, Jenkins discussed the process of a stage manager joining a show that is already running (as often happens on Broadway), and […]

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Kathy Perkins

Lighting Designer Perkins Guest Lectures in Design and Production Forum

Kathy A. Perkins, M.F.A., a very well known and regarded lighting designer and scholar, taught a class for the theatre design and production program’s Design and Production Forum on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Perkins has designed nationally and internationally at venues such as Berkeley Repertory, Arena Stage, St. Louis Black Repertory, Baltimore Center Stage, Goodman, Steppenwolf, […]

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Valerie Smith

Smith Explores Cultural Appropriation in Theatre Design with TDP Students

Valerie St.Pierre Smith will teach a virtual masterclass on cultural appropriation in theatre design for theatre design & production (TDP) students on Friday, Nov. 13. Boozhoo. Valerie St. Pierre Smith nindizhinikaaz. An observer of human nature and mischief maker, Smith is also an award-winning costume designer, artisan and stylist with an eclectic background in stage, […]

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Alumni Successes

Nick Collins-designed set at Universal in Florida.

Theatre Alumnus Designs Theme Park Career

Nick Collins ’00, armed with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre (scenic and lighting design concentration), turned his almost-lifelong passion for theme parks into an impressive career. He has landed extensive freelance work and a position as a senior scenic designer in the Entertainment Art & Design Department for Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida. Read his […]

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