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LIGHTING DESIGN EXPERIENCE
 
Spotlight Playhouse, Haverhill MA 01832
            “Into the Woods”, June 2015                                          Director: Lance Arnold

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
 
Weston Friendly Society, Town Hall, Weston MA 02493
            “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
 
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

MIT Musical Theatre Guild, MIT Sala de Puerto Rico or Little Theatre, Cambridge MA 02139
            “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
 
Metro Stage Company, YMCA, Cambridge MA 02139
            “Chicago”, October 2011                                               Director/Choreographer: Karen Fogerty 
           
MIT Gilbert & Sullivan Players, Sala de Puerto Rico, Cambridge MA 02139
            “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
 
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
“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, and 2010.
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