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UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS

 

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LIGHTING DESIGN EXPERIENCE

MIT Gilbert & Sullivan Players, Sala de Puerto Rico, Cambridge MA 02139

            “Trial by Jury”, January 2018 (Mezzanine Lounge)       Director: Meghan Jolliffe

            “Patience”, May 2016                                                          Directors: Christine Chilingerian & Michael DeFillippi

            “The Gondoliers”, May 2010                                             Directors: Garry Zacheiss & Ky Lowenhaupt

            “Iolanthe”, May 2009                                                           Directors: Garry Zacheiss & Ky Lowenhaupt

            “The Pirates of Penzance”, December 2008                        Director: John Deschene

            “Ruddigore”, May 2008                                                         Directors: Garry Zacheiss & Ky Lowenhaupt

            “Cox and Box”, January 2008 (Kresge Rehearsal Room B)  Director: Rosie Osser

            “HMS Pinafore”, November 2007                                         Directors: Garry Zacheiss & Ky Lowenhaupt

            “Princess Ida”, April 2007                                                     Directors: Garry Zacheiss & Ky Lowenhaupt

            “The Sorcerer”, November 2006                                          Directors: Garry Zacheiss & Ky Lowenhaupt

            “Patience”, April 2006                                                           Directors: Garry Zacheiss & Ky Lowenhaupt

            “The Yeomen of the Guard”, April 2005                               Director: Garry Zacheiss

            “Thespis”, April 2004                                                            Director: David Jedlinsky

            and others

MIT Musical Theatre Guild, MIT Sala de Puerto Rico or Little Theatre, Cambridge MA 02139

            "Spamalot", November 2017                                          Director: David Favela

            “Grease”, September 2014 (Little Theatre)                      Director: Geoff Hegg

            “Urinetown”, April 2012 (Little Theatre)                           Director: Kaitlin Burroughs

           “Into the Woods”, September 2008 (Little Theatre)          Director: Matthew Stern

            “Urinetown”, January 2006                                            Director: Tim Abrahamsen

            “West Side Story”, November 2003                                Director: Adora Asala

            and others


Weston Friendly Society, Town Hall, Weston MA 02493

            “Fiddler on the Roof”, March 2017                                Director: Maryann Zschau

            “A Christmas Carol”, November 2016                           Director: Mary Ann Hatem

            “Company”, March 2016                                                Director: Holly Sullivan

            “Bye Bye Birdie”, November 2015                                   Director: Dan Sullivan

            “State Fair”, March 2015                                               Director: Dan Sullivan

            “Meet Me In St. Louis”, December 2014                          Director: Dan Sullivan

            “White Christmas”, December 2013                                Director: Dan Sullivan
            “Gypsy”, April 2013                                                       Director: Dan Sullivan
            “Annie Get Your Gun”, November 2012                            Director: Kevin Baldwin
            “Singin' in the Rain”, April 2012                                      Director: Mary-Liz Murray
            “The Music Man”, November 2011                                  Director: Chris Holownia

            “Thoroughly Modern Millie”, March 2011                         Director: Holly Sullivan

            “Seussical”, November 2010                                          Director: Kevin Baldwin

            “Carousel”, April 2010                                                   Director: Robert Grady

            “Anne of Green Gables”, November 2009                         Director: Mary-Liz Murray

            “Once Upon a Mattress”, March 2009                              Director: Lisa Astbury
 

Metro West Opera, Town Hall, Weston MA 02493, or First Baptist Church, Newton MA 02459, or All Saints Parish, Brookline MA 02445

            “Suor Angelica” and “Trouble in Tahiti”, May 2015 (ASPB) Director: Cassie Lovering

            “Hansel and Gretel”, April 2014 (FBCN)                              Director: Cassie Lovering

            “Carmen”, May 2013                                                            Director: Eve Summer

            “Cendrillon”, April 2011                                                        Director: David Gram

            “The Magic Flute”, April 2010                                              Director: Adam McLean

Spotlight Playhouse, Haverhill MA 01832

            “Into the Woods”, June 2015                                               Director: Lance Arnold

 

Savoyard Light Opera Company, Corey Auditorium, Carlisle MA 01741

            “The Mikado”, November 2013                                       Director: Brian Kelly
            “Anything Goes”, November 2012                                   Director: Brian Kelly
            “The Yeomen of the Guard”, November 2011                  Director: Philip Lauriat

            “The Music Man”, November 2010                                 Director: Jerry Bisantz

            “Annie Get Your Gun”, November 2008                           Director: Lisa Astbury

            “The Mikado”, November 2002                                      Director: Margot Law

            and others
 

Metro Stage Company, YMCA, Cambridge MA 02139

            “Chicago”, October 2011                                                       Director/Choreographer: Karen Fogerty 

Needham Community Theatre, Newman School, Needham MA 02492

            “The Wizard of Oz”, November 2009                                 Director: Darin Maguire

            

Sudbury Savoyards, LSRHS Rogers Auditorium, Sudbury MA 01776

           

            “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure”, June 2018       Director: James Ravan

            “The Yeomen of the Guard”, February 2008                      Director: Paula Moravek

            “The Sorcerer”, February 2002 (Old Auditorium)             Director: Kathy Lague

            and others

 

Commonwealth Ballet Company, Acton-Boxborough and Westborough MA

            “The Nutcracker”, November 2004                                      Choreographer: Walter G. Morris

 

Granite State Ballet, Nashua NH 03060

            “The Nutcracker”, December 1998 & December 1999       Choreographer: Doreen Cafarella
            “Cinderella”, April 1999                                                        Choreographer: Doreen Cafarella
            “Gershwin Program”, March 1998                                       Choreographer: Doreen Cafarella

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE         

 
Lights Sync Inc., 1989 - 1990

Designed the “Humphrey” dimmer, a microprocessor-controlled high-frequency pulse-width-modulated MOSFET dimmer that works on AC or DC and produces no filament noise.

 

Three Ring Circuits, 1975 - Present

Professional Engineer in Electronic Design. Digital and analog circuit, system, and product design for industrial markets. Microprocessors, memory, video, control, measurement, communication, low-power devices.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

MIT Gilbert & Sullivan Players, Cambridge MA 02139

Instructor, Independent Activities Period Lighting Seminars: 1991, 1992, 1997, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2015.

Taught and wrote course notes for seminars in stage lighting, covering hardware through fundamentals of design.

 

Sudbury Savoyards, Sudbury MA 01776

Instructor, Lighting Design Class, February 1994

As Lighting Designer for the production of “Patience”, instructed four company members in the art and process of lighting design, from concept through paperwork. Four two-hour sessions.

 

MIT Musical Theatre Guild, Cambridge MA 02139

Lighting Mentor, “Jesus Christ Superstar”, January 1993

Taught and guided an undergraduate student through the lighting design for this fully-staged production in the Sala de Puerto Rico. The lighting job was completed “on-time, under-budget, artistically satisfying, and no dark spots”.
 

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

 

“Rally ‘Round the Campfire”, Stage Directions, June 2000

“More Light with Less Power”, Stage Directions, February 2000

“Templates for Lighting Design”, Stage Directions, August 1999

“The Plot Thickens”, Stage Directions, April 1999

“A Plot Device”, Stage Directions, March 1999

“Our Friend Flicker”, Stage Directions, September 1998

“Return from the Dead”, Stage Directions, June 1998

“Repair and Renovate”, Stage Directions, May 1998

“Everything in the Box”, Stage Directions, April 1998

“Why Do We Need Stage Lighting”, Stage Directions, March 1997

“No More Dark Spots”, Stage Directions, June 1996

“Do-It-Yourself Footlights”, Stage Directions, November 1995

“Lighting Step-By-Step”, Stage Directions, March 1995

“Keeping the Conductor in View”, Stage Directions, September 1994

 

EDUCATION

 

Broadway Lighting Seminar, New York NY

Four-day seminar with Jules Fisher et. al., 1994

 

Emerson College, Boston MA 02115

Two-term lighting design sequence, 1993: Russell Swift, instructor

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA 02139
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, June 1970

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