Saint Louis University
Mark Wilson

Associate Professor of Theatre and Resident Lighting Designer, University Theatre
Fine and Performing Arts

courses taught: Introduction to Theatre, Survey of Theatrical Design, Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting, Lighting Design
phone: 314-977-2995
address: Xavier Hall, G41
3733 West Pine Mall
St. Louis , MO   63108
maps: Campus Map | Google Map
office hours: Monday - Friday 2-5 pm
my thoughts:
The challenging B.A. theatre program is an ideal training environment --the perfect mix of intense and creative productions augmented by the distinguished liberal arts tradition of Saint Louis University.
Degree: M.F.A. Theatre Design and Technology
University of Missouri at Kansas City
Degree: Technical Internship Certificate
Yale School of Drama
Freelance scenic and lighting designer / Technical Director, Designer - Busch Creative Services & Spark Agency / Technical Director - The Repertory Theatre of St Louis / Production Manager & Technical Director - Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

On the Verge, lighting design produced by Insight Theatre July 2010

Secret Order, Scenic and lighting design, The Repertory Theatre of St Louis, Oct 2009

Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom, Scenic Design, HotCity Theatre, Fall 2009

and Speaking 
Introduction to SketchUp, University of Missouri at Kansas City, January 2009 / Design Charrette at University of Missouri at Kansas City - May 2008 Guest artist for the UMKC Design Charrette
Honors and 
2010 Kevin Kline Award for Outstanding Scenic Design
Lighting and scenic design, projection design and 3D Computerized Visualization Software
Narrative: I am proud to share my enthusiasm and love of theatre along with my experience in stagecraft, design and special effects. My teaching philosophy is simple - you can never stop learning and exploring. Through the support of my academic and professional colleagues and of course my students, I am learning to become a better teacher and leader by exploring new teaching methods and techniques, improving my theatre design skills and instilling my positive spirit and energy into each new project.
Service: I volunteer my professional services to local theatres, schools and churches. I also dedicate time to the St Louis Franciscan Connection, an urban service agency.
Design coordinator for SLU Indian Student Association Spring Dance event, Technical Consultant for Jazz band and combo, Opera Workshop and student produced productions
Other Activities: Board Member, Jefferson County Beekeeper Association. I also play the Irish whistle and tenor saxophone.
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