Richard L. Curtiss
Associate Professor of Drama and Dance
Degrees: MFA, 1996, Northrn Illinois Univ; BA, 1987, Eastern Connecticut St Univ
Rychard Curtiss (Lighting Design, Sound Design, Drafting and Stage Management) is the Drama Department's managing director and director of lighting. He has an M.F.A. in theatre design and technology from Northern Illinois University and a B.A. in art history from Eastern Connecticut State University; professionally, his designs have been seen in NYC, off-off and off-Broadway and at a variety of regional theatre companies around the country. Rychard designs lighting, sound and multimedia projections for the stage. The Bronx Opera, Jaradoa Theater Company, Double Helix Theater Company, Protean Theater Company, Hypothetical Theater Company and Brave New World Theater Company of Brooklyn are a few of the companies he has worked with. He is a member of the Actors' Equity Association working primarily as a stage manager and an occasional actor. For examples of his work, visit his Web site, theatreguy.com.