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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Theatre and Dance


Where We're Working


Senior Lighting Designer for Walt Disney World Worldwide Charley Pogue (MFA Lighting 2006)
working with Ashley Pittman (BA 2015) in Longstreet Theatre while on a campus visit.


Current Employment Positions of All MFA Lighting Design Alumni
(Updated Fall 2016)

 

Students Studying Under Graduate Advisor Professor Jim Hunter
Present to 1996

 

Marc Hurst, MFA Lighting Design 2015
Freelance Lighting Designer, South Carolina
Including Trustus Theatre, Columbia, SC
2014-Present

 

Brad Cozby, MFA Lighting Design 2012
Red Mountain Theatre Company, Birmingham, Alabama
Resident Lighting Designer
April 2016 – Present

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Assistant Technical Director
September 2015 – Present

 

Ian Del Duca, MFA Lighting Design 2012
CUNY – Hunter College, New York, NY
Production Manager / Instructor

 

Aaron Pelzek, MFA Lighting Design 2009
Shadowbox Live, Columbus, Ohio
Technical Director / Resident Designer
June 2015 – Present

 

Jason Diaz, MFA Lighting Design 2007
Robert Singer & Associates, Scottsdale, AZ
Lighting Designer
August 2007 – Present

 

Charley Pogue, MFA Lighting Design 2006
The Walt Disney Company, Worldwide
Senior Lighting Designer
November 2014 – Present

 

Robert Eubanks, MFA Lighting Design 2005
Society for the Performing Arts Houston, Texas
Director of Production
March 2015 – Present

 

Danielle Wilson, MFA Lighting Design 2003
Super Peeps Industries, Lexington SC
Owner

Freelance Lighting and Sound Designer, South Carolina
2003-Present

 

David Ferguson, MFA Lighting Design 2001
New Trier Township High School, Chicago, IL
Technical Theatre Director/Designer

 

Ann Courtney, MFA Lighting Design 1999
Rockbridge Ballet, Lexington, Virginia
Resident Designer

Courtney / Collins Studios
Partner

 

Kevin Shaw, MFA Lighting Design 1997
Leach Theatre, Rolla, Missouri
Technical Director / Resident Designer
2011 to present

Ozark Actors Theatre, Rolla, Missouri
Scenic & Lighting Designer
2011 to present

 


 

Students Studying Under Graduate Advisor Assistant Professor E. D. Intemann
1994 to 1983

 

Chester Loeffler-Bell, MFA Lighting Design 1995
Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Artistic Assistant Professor, Digital Media and Performing Arts

 

Garth Dolan, MFA Lighting Design 1995.
Atmosphere, Inc., Silver Spring, MD
Designer

 

Jim Hart, MFA Lighting Design 1993
Hofstra University, Long Island, New York
Teaching Administrator, Adjunct Associate Professor of Drama and Dance

 

Dean R. Wilcox, MFA Lighting Design 1989
University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC
Dean, The Division of Liberal Arts and Graduate Studies
July 2011 to the present

 

Joseph Ronald Higdon, MFA Lighting Design 1988
Davidson College, Davison, NC
Theatre Technical Director

 

Patrick Gill, MFA Lighting Design 1984
U.S. Military Academy at West Point. New York
Manager of Instructional Technology