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David Barnett - Technical Director & Scene Shop Manager

DAVE BARNETT (Technical Director) earned his M.F.A. in Design and Technology from the University of Idaho and a B.S. in Industrial Education from the University of Wyoming. His set design work at Central includes productions of Picasso at the Lapin Agile, and Charlotte's Web, for which he received a Kennedy Center Meritorious Achievement Award. His lighting design credits include Cloud Tectonics and Jungalbook. He has served as Technical Director on more than 45 productions in his 11 years at CWU, among his favorites areMan of La Mancha, Oklahoma and Beauty and the Beast. Barnett has also worked with Village Theatre Summer Stock as both TD and set designer and, most recently, as Technical Director for Idaho Repertory Theatre. He supervises the theatre department scene shop, technical production, McConnell Auditorium, and teaches scene technology, drafting, advanced scene tech, scenic and props construction, Theatre 107 and theatre lab.

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