SCENIC DESIGNER

Nina Simone: Four Women (upcoming)

Anything Goes (2019)

BEAU: A New Musical (2019)

Head Over Heels (2019)
How to Succeed in Business... (2019)

The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley (2019)

Poseidon: A Musical Adventure (2019)

Nina Simone: Four Women (2019)

Into the Woods (2018)

Tuning In (2018)

The Wizard of Oz* (2018) 

9 to 5: the Musical (2018)

Tis Pity She's a Whore (2018)

A Chorus Line (2018)

Front Page Flo (2018)

Seussical! (2018)

Tartuffe (2018)

The Emperor's New Clothes (2018)

Front Page Flo (2017)

Billy Elliot (2017)

Babe (2017)

Garfield: the Musical (2017)

The Knights of the Sales Office (2017)

Cyrano de Bergerac (2017)

Much Ado About Nothing (2017)

The Marvelous Wonderettes (2017)

Richard III (2017)

Beauty & the Beast (2016)

End of the Rainbow (2016)

Shrek (2016)

The Wizard of Oz (2016)​​

The Life & Slimes of Marc Summers (2016)

Carousel (2016)

Henry V (2016)

Blithe Spirit (2016)

The Merchant of Venice (2016)

The Life & Slimes of Marc Summers (2016)

Informed Consent (2016)

The Matchmaker  (2015)

The UNcivil War   (2015)

RENT (2015)

A Wrinkle in Time (2015)

The Rainmaker (2015)

Into the Woods (2015)

Make Me Bad (2015)

Handle with Care (2014)

Motor City Groove (2014)

King Lear   (2014)                                                       

Chicago   (2013)       

Always, Patsy Cline   (2013)

All Shook Up   (2013)  

Shrek the Musical   (2013) 

The Matchmaker    (2013) 

Arnie, the Doughnut   (2013)

God of Carnage   (2012)

Rocky Horror Show   (2012) 

Cinderella   (2012) 

White Christmas   (2012)

Forever Plaid   (2009) 

Altar Boyz   (2009)   

SUDS   (2009)  

 

 

ASSOCIATE SCENIC DESIGNER

The Prince of Egypt (2020)

Into the Woods (2019)

Tarzan (2018)

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (2018)

The Prince of Egypt (2018)

Memphis (2018)

Joseph & the.. Dreamcoat 

Newsies (2017)

The Prince of Egypt (2017)

Million Dollar Quartet (2017)

Taming of the Shrew (2017)

Love's Labor's Lost (2017)

Chicago (2016)

Jesus Christ Superstar (2016)

Into the Woods (2016)

Mamma Mia!   (2016)

Smokey Joe's Cafe  (2016)

The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window (2016)

Hazel (2016)

West Side Story (2016)

 

ASSISTANT SCENIC DESIGNER

Something in the Game (2018)

The Merchant of Venice (2017)

Sweeney Todd (2017)

A Christmas Carol (2016)

October Sky (2016)

The Compass (2016)

An Enemy of the People (2016)

White Christmas (2015)

The Heir Apparent (2015)

New Amsterdames   (2007)                                                  

           

 

COSTUME DESIGNER

The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley (2019)

Garfield: the Musical (2017)

Kalamazoo  (2015)

A Wrinkle in Time  (2015)                                                    

Make Me Bad  (2015)                                                     

Kalamazoo  (2014)                                                 

RENT   (2010) 

 

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

XL Scenic (2015-present) –Evanston, IL

    Design Associate. Responsible for generating design ideas, 3D models, animations and drafting under the direction of Kevin Depinet & Todd Rosenthal.

Kevin Depinet Studio (2015-present) – Evanston, IL

    Design Associate. Responsible for generating design ideas, creating SketchUp models, renderings, drafting, and paint elevations.

 

Busch Gardens Tampa  (2014) – Tampa, FL

     Seasonal Art Director. Responsible for designing elements for Consumer Events and Theatrical Services.

 

WTIU   (2013) – Bloomington, IN

     Art Director for Indiana News Desk. Responsible for designing set for original public news program.

 

Gaylord Entertainment   (2011) – Nashville, TN

     Wardrobe Assistant for Dreamworks’ Holiday Shrek-tacular. Responsible for costume alterations, maintenance,  

      and dressing actors during performances.

 

Rogersville Playhouse   (2010-2012) – Rogersville, TN

     Artistic Director. Responsible for directing majority of productions as well as serving as production designer.

 

Performance Studios   (2009-2012) – Nashville, TN

     Costume Rental Associate. Responsible for creating custom costume rental options for theatrical productions

      and individuals.

 

RELATED SKILLS

            Photoshop, SketchUp, AutoCAD, Illustrator, model building, scenic painting, foam carving, carpentry, sewing, graphic design.

 

AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

           
            Praque Quadrennial 2019 - USITT Emerging Artist Exhibit Design Team (2018-2019)

            End of the Rainbow – Nominated, Equity Jeff Award, Best Scenic Design - Midsize Theatre (2017) 

            Into the Woods –  1st Place Award, Graduate Scenic Design Competition, Southeastern Theatre Conference (2015)                                                                   

            King Lear – 1st Place Award, USITT Midwest Regional Digital Scenic Design Competition  (2014)

            Chicago – 2nd  Place Award,  Graduate Scenic Design Competition, Southeastern Theatre Conference (2014)

            Richard L. Scammon Award for Excellence in Design for Theatre, Indiana University (2015)

            Gary Gaiser Award for Excellence in Design for Theatre, Indiana University (2014)                         

 

EDUCATION

            M.F.A.  Scenic Design, Indiana University,  2015                                                                                                                             

            B.S. in Theatre Directing & Design, 2009

 

REFERENCES

            References provided upon request.

Merrimack Repertory Theatre

Metropolis Performing Arts Center

Adirondack Theatre Festival

Kokandy Productions

Music Theatre Works

Cardinal Stage Company

Hell in a Handbag Productions

Northlight Theatre 

Music Theater Works

Bloomington Playwrights Project

Paramount Theatre

Middle Tennessee State University

University of Central Arkansas

Metropolis Performing Arts Center

Adirondack Theatre Festival

Drury Lane Theatre

Wheaton College

Marriott Theatre

Bloomington Playwrights Project 

Porchlight Music Theatre [Chicago, IL]

The Rose Theatre/Omaha Children's Theatre

Cardinal Stage Company

Adirondack Theatre Festival  

Texas Shakespeare Festival

Texas Shakespeare Festival

Texas Shakespeare Festival

Texas Shakespeare Festival

School of the Performing Arts [Naperville, IL]

Porchlight Music Theatre

The Rose Theatre/Omaha Children's Theatre

BRAVO! Performing Arts

Adirondack Theatre Festival

Texas Shakespeare Festival 

Texas Shakespeare Festival

Texas Shakespeare Festival

Texas Shakespeare Festival

Bloomington Playwrights Project

Gulfshore Playhouse [Naples, FL]

Playhouse on the Square [Memphis, TN]

Adirondack Theatre Festival 

Crossroads Repertory Theatre 

Crossroads Repertory Theatre

Crossroads Repertory Theatre

Indiana University

Bloomington Playwrights Project

Jewish Theatre of Bloomington

Busch Gardens Tampa

Indiana University

Indiana University

Arundel Barn Playhouse

Arundel Barn Playhouse

Arundel Barn Playhouse  

Indiana Festival Theatre

Indiana Festival Theatre

Indiana University

Arundel Barn Playhouse                                       

Arundel Barn Playhouse                     

Arundel Barn Playhouse                                       

Arundel Barn Playhouse                                                         

Arundel Barn Playhouse                                       

Arundel Barn Playhouse                                                         

                                         

                                                  *co-design with Kevin Depinet

 

           

Dominion Theatre (London West End)

Hollywood Bowl

Fredericia Theatre - Denmark

Drury Lane Theatre

Fredericia Theatre - Denmark

Theatre Under the Stars

Drury Lane Theatre

Marriott Theatre

TheatreWorks - Silcon Valley

Paramount Theatre 

Chicago Shakespeare Theatre

Chicago Shakespeare Theatre

Drury Lane Theatre

Parramount Theatre

Theatre Under the Stars 

Paramount Theatre 

Drury Lane Theatre

The Goodman

Drury Lane Theatre

Paramount Theatre

                                          

Northwestern University

Gulfshore Playhouse

Skylight Music Theatre

Clarence Brown Theatre [Knoxville, TN]

Old Globe Theatre [San Diego, CA]

Steppenwolf Theatre [Chicago, IL]

Gulfshore Playhouse

Drury Lane Theatre [Oakbrook, IL]

Chicago Shakespeare [Chicago, IL]

Flying Fig Theatre [New York, NY]                    

 

 

Cardinal Stage Company

Cardinal Stage Company

Adirondack Theatre Festival 

Crossroads Repertory Theatre

Bloomington Playwrights Project

Bloomington Playwrights Projects

Rogersville Playhouse

 

 

Kenneth Roberson, director

Robin Hughes

Michael Wilson

Derek Van Barham

Rudy Hogenmiller

Samantha Joy Pearlman

Derek Van Barham

Kenneth Roberson

Rudy Hogenmiller

George Pinney

Amber Mak

Kristi Shamburger

Chris Fritzges

Robin Hughes

George Pinney

Scott Calcagno

Michael Stauffer

Amanda Tanguay

George Pinney

Brenda Didier

Matt Gutschick

Micah-Shane Brewer

Scott Weinstein

Ben Reigel

George Judy

Daniel Haley

Stephen Wyman

Carrie Bramlett

Michael Weber

Francis Sillau

Tina Reynolds

Chad Rabinovitz

Stephen Terrell

Stephen Wyman

Nathanael Johnson

Leslie Reidel

Chad Rabinovitz

Kristen Coury

Irene Crist

Steve Bebout

Chris Berchild

Bill Kincaid

Arthur Feinsod

Kenneth Roberson

Chad Rabinovitz

Gerry Pauwels

Stacey Goode

Fontaine Syer

George Pinney

Brian Swasey

Taavon Gamble     

Dewayne Barrett

Dale McFadden

Chad Rabinovitz

Lee Cromwell

Brian Swasey

Daniel Gaouette

Dewayne Barrett

Jim Bray

Daniel Haley            

Gary John LaRosa

 

 

 

Kevin Depinet, designer

 

Alan Scwanke, designer

C. Murdock Lucas

C. Murdock Lucas

Kevin Depinet

Kevin Depinet

Courtney O'Neill

C. Murdock Lucas

Kevin Depinet

Kevin Depinet

Scott Boyd

 

 

Samantha Joy Pearlman, director

Micah-Shane Brewer

Chad Rabinovitz

Bill Kincaid

Chad Rabinovitz

Chad Rabinovitz

Christopher Rhoton

 

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