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  • Curriculum Vitae

    Sean Alexander Saari Lighting/Scenic Designer/ATD

    Website: www.sculpturalarts.com/seanwebsite/seansaarihomepage.html seanslighting@gmail.com cell: (336)-558-6770

    Current Employment

    Susquehanna University 2015-2016: Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania Her Naked Skin 11/2015 Set, Lighting, and Projection Designer, Scenic Artist

    A Catered Affair 10/2015 Set Designer, Lighting Designer, Scenic Artist

    Education Susquehanna University Visiting Assistant Professor: Scenic & Lighting Design, & Scenic Artist 2015-

    2016: Producing Scenic and Lighting Designs, and acting as Scenic Artist for four of the shows of the season, and Lighting Designer

    for the fifth show. Teaching four, four credit courses of Scenic Painting, Understanding Theatre, Lighting Design, From Page to

    Stage, and two, Scenic Production labs during the 2015-2016 academic year.

    University of Georgia MFA Theatre and Film Studies 2015: Scenic Design I-II, Lighting Design I-III, Automated Lighting, Event Lighting, Architectural Lighting, Scene Painting, Model

    Making, Costume Design I, Studio I(dry media), Studio II(Mixed media), CAD Drafting, Hand Drafting, 3-D

    modeling/Furniture Design, Seminar of Designers, History of Costume and Decorum, Pedagogy, Intro to Graduate Studies,

    Production Assistantship (16 hours + load-ins & strike)

    Greensboro College BA Design Technical Major 2012: Design 2-D/3-D, Drafting & Color Rendering, Stage Craft I, Advanced Stage Craft, Welding, AutoCAD, Lighting Design,

    Intelligent Lighting, Sound Design, Scene Painting, Period Styles, Play Analysis, Photography. Production Labs 1-6 (Minimum

    16 hours weekly work calls + load-ins & strike)

    Presentations

    Landscape Lighting UGA, Lighting Design III, November 2014

    Trade show, Industrial and Corporate Event Lighting UGA, Lighting Design III, September 2014

    Intro to Lighting Design University of Georgia, Honors Intro to Theatre, October 2013

    Productions as Lighting Designer University of Georgia: Athens, Georgia The Great Gatsby 11/2014 Lighting Designer, Construction

    Flying West 02/2014 Lighting Designer, Construction

    Macbeth 04/2013 Assistant Lighting Designer, Construction The Fantasticks 02/2013 Lighting Designer, Master Electrician

    Greensboro College: Greensboro, North Carolina Winter Dance and Choreography presentations 12/2011 Lighting Designer, Light Board Op

    Cabaret 11/2011 Lighting Designer, ATD, Construction

    NCTC Repertory: 16 shows 11/2009-2011 Lighting Designer 2011, Light Board Op

    Wake Walking 09/2011 Set Designer, Lighting Designer, ATD, Scenic Artist, Properties Master

    Almost Maine 04/2011 Lighting Designer, Construction Eurydice 02/2011 Lighting Designer, Construction

    Little Shop of Horrors 10/2010 Lighting Designer, ATD, Construction

    Rotating Rep. Rabbit Hole 02/2010 Lighting Designer, Construction Rotating Rep. Anna in the Tropics 02/2010 Lighting Designer, Construction

    http://www.sculpturalarts.com/seanwebsite/seansaarihomepage.htmlmailto:seanslighting@gmail.com

  • Productions as Scenic Designer

    University of Georgia: Athens, Georgia Doubt: A Parable 09/2013 Set Designer, Scenic Artist

    Greensboro College: Greensboro, North Carolina Wake Walking 09/2011 Set Designer, Lighting Designer, ATD,

    Scenic Artist, Properties Master

    The Weird: Bloody Mary & Insect Love 12/2010 Set Designer, TD, Scenic Artist, Properties Master

    Driving Miss Daisy 09/2010 Set Designer, Projection Design, Properties Master South Pacific 04/2010 Assistant Set Designer, Properties Master

    Mere Mortals: part of 3 rotating shows 09/2009 Set Designer, ATD, Run Crew Chief

    Productions as Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director

    Greensboro College: Greensboro, North Carolina Elvis People 04/2012 ATD, Master Electrician The Laramie Project 02/2012 ATD, Master Electrician

    Cabaret 11/2011 Lighting Designer, ATD, Construction Wake Walking 09/2011 Set Designer, Lighting Designer, ATD,

    Scenic Artist, Properties Master

    Two Dumb Dogs 09/2011 ATD, Construction The Weird: Bloody Mary & Insect Love 12/2010 Set Designer, TD, Scenic Artist, Properties Master

    Little Shop of Horrors 10/2010 Lighting Designer, ATD, Construction

    Romeo and Juliet 10/2009 ATD, Master Electrician, Construction

    Mere Mortals: part of 3 rotating shows 09/2009 Set Designer, ATD, Run Crew Chief

    Tartuffe 04/2009 ATD, Construction

    Other Educational Theatre Experience

    University of Georgia: Athens, Georgia Much Ado About Nothing 04/2015 Electrician, Construction

    Mein Kampf 02/2015 Scenic Artist, Construction Clybourne Park 09/2014 Scenic Artist, Construction

    Spring Awakening 03/2014 Electrician, Construction

    Pride and Prejudice 11/2013 Master Electrician, Construction

    Must Go On 02/2013 Electrician, Construction

    The Darker Face of the Earth 11/2012 Scenic Artist, Construction, Electrician Little Clay Cart 11/2012 Lighting Assistant, Light Board Op

    In the Next Room 09/2012 Scenic Artist, Construction

    Greensboro College: Greensboro, North Carolina Barter Theatre Touring: Billy Goats Gruff 01/2010 Light Board Operator

    Dixie Swim Club 09/2009 Properties Master, Construction Student Directed One Acts: 4 shows 03/2009 Properties Assistant, Construction

    Rotating Rep. Dog Sees God 02/2009 Light Board Op, Construction

    Rotating Rep. Seascape with Sharks and Dancer 02/2009 Sound Board Op, Construction

    Into the Woods 12/2008 Properties Assistant, Construction

    Blues for an Alabama Sky 09/2008 Construction

  • Professional Experience

    Texas Shakespeare Festival Summer 2013: Kilgore, Texas Camelot, A Winters Tale, The Foreigner, The Comedy of Errors Carpenter, Sculptor

    A & V Company, Inc.: Greensboro, North Carolina Two month 2012 Internship Assisted with loading lighting, audio and video gear for transport to and from events. As well as setting up trusses, lighting

    equipment and running cables in ballroom/convention setups for corporate meetings and event lighting.

    Employment

    Susquehanna University: Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania 2015-2016 Visiting Assistant Professor of Scenic and Lighting Design, and Scenic Artist: Producing Scenic and Lighting Designs, and

    acting as Scenic Artist for four of the shows of the season, and Lighting Designer for the fifth show. Teaching four, four credit

    courses of Scenic Painting, Understanding Theatre, Lighting Design, From Page to Stage, and two, Scenic Production labs

    during the 2015-2016 academic year.

    University of Georgia: Athens, Georgia 2012-2015 Scene Shop Assistant: Help run the shop and strikes, teach undergrad workers, go on supply runs, and acted as carpenter for all

    productions

    Greensboro College: Greensboro, North Carolina 2011-2012 Assistant Technical Director: Helped run the shop, load-ins and strikes, taught undergrad workers, went on supply runs, and

    acted as carpenter for all productions

    John Saari Designs and Displays, Inc.: Greensboro, North Carolina Greensboro College Life size Nativity Display 05/08 -12/08 Lighting Assistant, Construction

    5 by O. Henry (5 Annual rotating Shows) 09/04- 09/14 Properties Assistant, Construction

    Industrial Tradeshow Displays 03/02- 03/04 Painting, Construction

    Sculptural Arts Coating, Inc.: Greensboro, North Carolina Sales Representative, Shipping & Receiving Clerk 2003 2014 Properties Construction

    Conferences Southe