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MY CV

Professional Experience

CARPENTER WITH LADDER UP LADIES PILOT PROJECT

October 2020 - November 2020

Work with small team to complete renovation projects to client’s approval
• Assess and address problems that may arise during construction
• Use Buildertrend© to communicate with clients and team members as well as share important documents and schedule information
• Master technical skills quickly and efficiently

STAGE CREW APPRENTICE AT CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE THEATER

June 2019- March 2020

  • Collaborated with other production staff to plan the run of shows

  • Assisted in ensuring the safety of rigged systems

  • Effectively communicated with production staff in all departments

  • Assisting carpentry team and other production departments with load-ins, strikes, and other projects throughout the season

  • Worked on interdisciplinary projects across departments as required on each production

  • Troubleshoot technical problems quickly and efficiently.

SCENE SHOP MANAGER

September 2018- June 2019

  • Write and distribute production reports to Department heads and scene shop staff

  • Help oversee safety of volunteers and Staff working in Shop

  • Manage construction inventory and order material as necessary

  • Maintain tools and equipment

  • Conduct safety tours for new volunteers and students

  • Scheduled construction shifts to meet production deadlines

  • Work with Technical Director to realize construction of sets

SCENE SHOP STAFF

September 2016- September 2018

  • Worked effectively in small groups to realize set

  • Keep scene shop clean and organized

  • Assist technical director with preparing AV and tech for shows

PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL ACCESS CONTROL

August 2019

  •  Assist P4K+ guests

  •  Monitor access to P4K+ section of festival

  •  Answer various questions about P4K+ section and festival

  •  Follow festival safety procedures and evacuation plans

LUAROO MUSIC FESTIVAL DESIGNER

May 2019 - May 2019

  • Coordinate with festival organizers to design stage

  • Direct volunteers in construction of design

  • Oversee transportation of scenic elements to and from festival grounds

  • Plan and construct set in compliance with outdoor stage safety guidelines

PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL VOLUNTEER

August 2017

  • Provide assistance to high profile guests with discretion

  • Answer guests’ questions about festival

  • Learn and use ticket systems

HOSTESS, MILLIE'S SUPPER CLUB

June 2016 - December 2016

  • Friendly and hospitable to all guests when they are arriving, while visiting, or while leaving our establishment.

  • Represent restaurant on phone to process reservations and answer questions

  • Resolve customer conflict while maintaining a professional demeanor

B.A., LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY

Setpember 2015- June 2019

Majors in Theater Design and Technology

  • Lawrence Inclusive Theatre, 2017-18

  • LU Cantala, 2016-2016

  • Dean’s list 2018, 2019

SKILLS

    

  • Leading Small Groups

  • Scenic Design

  • Scenic Painting

  • Scissor Lift Operation

  • Power and Pneumatic Tools

  • Model Building

  • Basic Lighting Design

  • Basic Rigging

  • Basic Sewing Knowledge

  • Project Management

  • Basic Drafting

  • Hanging/Focusing lights

  • ETC Light Boards

  • Valid IL Drivers License