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Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

Owen Collins

Associate Professor of Theater (Department Head)

Lenfest 311
(540) 458-8003
collinso@wlu.edu

Professional Website

Education

Associate Professor of Theater
M.F.A., University of South Carolina

Teaching

THTR 100, Introduction to Theater
THTR 131, Fundamentals of Theater Art I
THTR 251, Introduction to Theatrical Design
THTR 235, Design and Performance
THTR 236, Lighting Design
THTR 237, Scenic Design
THTR 239, Theater Practicum
THTR 423, Directed Independent Project
THTR 473, Senior Thesis

Selected Publications

Poster Presentation: “Podcasts as Publication: Evaluating Blogging and
Podcasting as a Means Disseminating Research” --United States
Institute of Theater Technology National Conference and Expo.
Cincinnati 2009

VectorWorks Discussion Panel “Stump the Chumps”-- United States
Institute of Theater Technology Chesapeake Section Annual Conference
and Expo. Towson University 2008

Design Process- Pirates of Penzance ---United States Institute of
Theater Technology Chesapeake Section Annual Conference and Expo.
Towson University 2008

United States Institute for Theatre Technology’s Juried Design Expo
“Scenic Design for The Tamer Tamed” United States Institute of Theater
Technology National Conference, Louisville KY 2006

Exhibited two designs in “World Stage Design 2005”  International

Organization of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians, World Congress 2005, Toronto, Canada.

 

Professional Production (selected):

Scene Design
Aquila Theatre Company (AEA) Harold Clurman Theatre NYC- Comedy of Errors
Peoria Ballet- Nutcracker
Ensemble Theatre Community School, Eagles Mere, Pa.- The Crucible, Over the Rainbow: A Celebration of Hue (original children's production)
Coastal Carolina University, Myrtle Beach, S.C.- Babes In Arms, The Mineola Twins
University of South Carolina- A Midsummer Night's Dream, To Kill a Mockingbird, Peter Pan (original ballet)

Lighting Design
Morton Civic Chorus- Encore 2000, Encore 2001
Workshop Theatre- Monky Business

Recent WLU Productions
Little Shop of Horrors, Play it Again Sam, Father Francis, Kiss Me Kate

Honors and Awards:

Designs inducted into the International Theatre Design Archive, October 1999, Certificate of Merit by Kennedy Center/American College Theatre, Festival Region III for A Doll's House, January 2001