San Diego State University   B.A. Theater Arts, Emphasis in Design for the Theater. 2005
University of California, San Diego   UCSD Extension, Proficiency Certificate in AutoCAD. 2008

SeaWorld, San Diego

  Resident Scenic Designer
Serve as art director of the Entertainment Department aspects for all major seasonal and consumer events in the park. Develop event themes and motifs while providing specific designs for scenery, banners, signs and pathway décor. Create concept art for future projects in coordination with directors, producers, engineers and other departments at SeaWorld. Notable projects include SeaWorld’s Holiday Celebration (art director), Viva la Música (art director), Sea Lions Live (scenic designer), SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular (art director) and Aquatica Preview Center (scenic and graphic designer).

Moulin Rouge (Ballet), directed by Garrett Ammon   Ballet Nouveau Colorado, 2008
My Fair Lady, directed by Paul Russell   Christian Community Theater, 2006
Pete n’ Keely, directed by Brian Wells   Ramona Mainstage Theatre, 2005
Bat Boy: The Musical, directed by Rick Simas   San Diego State University, 2005 (Asst. Scenic Design)
Seussical: The Musical, directed by Gregg Osborn   The Highland Players, 2005
Merrily We Roll Along, directed by Paula Kalustian   San Diego State University, 2004
You Can’t Take It With You, directed by Gregg Osborn   The Highland Players, 2004
The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Gregg Osborn   The Highland Players, 2004
Into the Woods, directed by Gregg Osborn   The Highland Players, 2004
You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown, directed by Gregg Osborn   The Highland Players, 2003
Children of Eden, directed by Gregg Osborn   The Highland Players, 2003
Betty’s Summer Vacation, directed by Peter Larlham   San Diego State University, 2002 (Asst. Scenic Design)
Rumors, directed by Gregg Osborn   The Highland Players, 2002
Noises Off, directed by Gregg Osborn   The Highland Players, 2001
Ready? Ok!, directed by James Vasquez   Production Design Consultant, 2007
AutoCAD I-III, instructor Al Whitley   In-depth instruction on program use, industry standards, layout and implementation of drafting techniques
Adobe Illustrator, instructor Julie Willis   Program instruction for creating and editing Bézier curves, color, gradients, gradient mesh, patterns, transparency and type
Scenic Design I & II, professor Beeb Salzer   Set model building, rendering, script interpretation and concept
Mechanical Drawing, professor Beeb Salzer   Theater drafting standards and techniques, floor plans, sections and elevations
CADD for the Theatre, professor Loren Schreiber   Computer aided drafting applications for theater
Play Analysis, professor C.J. Keith   Script/character analysis, French Scene chart, interpretation of themes/motifs for various applications
IATSE – Local 122, Internship
2002-2004, San Diego, CA
  Training in scenery construction, audio/lighting setup and backstage crew
Artistic   Painting (watercolor & acrylic), illustration, life drawing, art marker, scenic model building
Computer   Adobe PhotoShop, CS3 Adobe Illustrator CS3, Adobe Dreamweaver CS3, AutoCAD 2011, Microsoft Office Suite 2010
Graphic    Website and graphic design, color theory, logos, theater program and advertising
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