Major Career Achievements
Technical Director, Department of Drama, University of Alberta, Edmonton, 2008-present.
Assistant Director/ Show Co-ordinator: Odysseo/ HD video; Cavalia, 2014.
Technical Operations Director, Cirque du Soleil, Quidam, 2006-08.
Technical Director, Cirque du Soleil, Saltimbanco, 2004-06.
Technical Director, Cirque du Soleil, Dralion, 2000-02.
Construction Manager, Westsun Scenic Edge, The Lion King, Toronto, 1999-2000.
Selected Technical Posts
Technical Director, StageLab Creative Research Festival, June 2011, August 2012.
Assistant Project Coordinator, Westsun Scenic Edge, Madame Tussaud’s Wax Exhibit, Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, 1999.
Electrician, Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, 1995-1998
Technical Director, Winnipeg International Children’s Festival, 1993 and 1994.
Freelance Technician – 1990 – 98; clients including , Westsun Winnipeg, Inc; Winnipeg Fringe Festival, Winnipeg Folk Festival and set construction for Guy Maddin films Tales from Gimli Hospital & Careful
Tour Technical Director/Stage Manager Canadian Content Theatre (1995), Manitoba Theatre Centre (1993 and 1994) and Manitoba Theatre for Young People (1991).
Production Manager, Manitoba Opera Association, 1991.
Production Manager, Prairie Theatre Exchange, 1989-91.
Technical Director/Stage Manager, Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers, 1986-88.
Selected Design Credits
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, U of A Studio Theatre, dir. Brian Deedrick, sound and rigging effect, 2011.
Equus, dir. Leigh Rivenbark, rigging/trapeze, 2010.
Veterans Day, Red and Etudes, Stephanie Ballard, lighting, 2000.
Continuum, Stephanie Ballard and Dancers feat. Margie Gillis, lighting, 1990.
ANNA, Stephanie Ballard and Patrick Friesen, lighting, 1987.
Trouble in the House, Stephanie Ballard, lighting, 1986.
Today I Am a Fountain Pen, Winnipeg Jewish Theatre, dir. Craig Walls, lighting, 1987.
Beyond Therapy, Tom Anniko and Maggie Nagle, lighting, 1985.
Lecturer/Production Manager, Department of Theatre, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, 1991-1992.