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AC 306 Phone: 765-285-8750
Department of Theatre and Dance
Arts and Communications Building, Room AC 306
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306
Teaching Areas: Technical Director, Stagecraft
Date of Hire: July 2005
Curtis has served as the Technical Director for the Department of Theatre and Dance since the fall of 2005. In addition to his Technical Director duties, he teaches Stagecraft and Theatre CAD courses and serves as the Faculty Advisor for the technical theatre student group, BSU Backstage.
Curtis received his Bachelor’s degree from Graceland University in Lamoni Iowa and his MFA from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Curtis’ professional credits include duties as Assistant Technical Director and Technical Director at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Four seasons with the Utah Shakespearean Festival in roles from Carpenter to Scenery Supervisor, Visiting Assistant Professor at Graceland University and Shop Manager at Stageworks in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Curtis is a professional member of United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) and South Eastern Theatre Conference (SETC).
Curtis is most proud of the students who where awarded the 2012 KC/ACTF region III Golden Handtruck for their extraordinary load-in and load-out of The Circus in Winter at the regional festival. He wishes to extend his many thanks for all the sweat, toil and tears each of them contributed to this great achievement.
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