Associate Professor of Drama and Dance
Emily Lowe Hall 218A
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DegreesMFA, 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.
Teaching InterestsLighting Design, Sound Design, CADD, Stage Management
Research InterestsCopyright issues in the arts. Digital and computerized technology for the entertainment industry.
Recent Courses Taught
|DRAM 016||STAGE LIGHTING||Undergraduate|
|DRAM 020||SOUND FOR THE THEATER||Undergraduate|
|DRAM 022||DRAFTING FOR THE THEATER||Undergraduate|
|DRAM 054||STAGE MANAGEMENT||Undergraduate|
|DRAM 155||ADV PRODUCTION LABORATORY I||Undergraduate|
|DRAM 156||ADV PRODUCTION LABORATORY II||Undergraduate|