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Scott Ashley Theatre Design and Production Resume


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Scott Ashley's Resume of Lighting and Scenic Design for Theatre, Events, Dance, Television and Film.

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Scott Ashley Theatre Design and Production Resume

  1. 1. SCOTT RICHARD ASHLEY ╠ LIGHTING & SCENIC DESIGN ╣ 2237 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704 • (904) 616-1187 • Employment: Current: Classic Party Rentals, San Francisco (2012 & 2013) Director of Lighting, I design and manage the implementation of high end event lighting for such things as Mark Zuckerberg’s Wedding, The Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival, Concourse De Elegance, Best of the Bay, regular events for Google and Cisco as well as many other celebrities and Silicon Valley companies. Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education (2002 & 2003) Lighting Design Fellow / Technical Coordinator, Clarke Studio Theatre, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, NYC Designed and/or facilitated the lighting, scenic and technical needs for world class productions. Responsible for technical budgets and rentals. Facilitated needs for Juilliard, School of American Ballet, NYC Ballet, Kenan Fellows and L.C.I’s Season. Lincoln Center Festival (2004) Production Coordinator, Clarke Studio Theatre, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, NYC Served as technical facilitator for all festival events in the Clarke Studio Theatre Flagler College (2004-2011) Visiting Professor of Theatrical Production & Design, Theatre Department, St. Augustine, FL Created & Taught: Set Design, Advanced Set Design, Stage Management, Intro to Stage Lighting, Advanced Lighting, Play Analysis, Vectorworks (C.A.D.), History of Architecture and Décor. Centennial Theatre Festival (2001) Lighting Supervisor & Designer, Adams Theatre, Simsbury, CT Managed all aspects of lighting production for the season, including: Equipment rentals, Electrics Crew, Designers, Purchasing and Budgets. Florida Grand Opera (1997-1999) Lighting Supervisor & Designer, Dade County Auditorium & Broward Center for the Performing Arts, FL Facilitated all lighting needs for Class A opera, including assisting Designers, Supervising Union Crew, Rentals, Purchasing, Remounted each design at Broward Center for the Performing Arts The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) (1998) Designer & Production Coordinator, The Theatorium, NYC Served as technical coordinator for all productions in the festivals central venue and designed 1 show. Tallahassee Community College (2002 & 2003) Lighting Designer / Supervisor, Turner Auditorium, Tallahassee, FL Managed equipment rentals, electrics crew, designers, electrical equipment purchasing and budgets. The Limelight Theatre (2005-2010) Designer / Technical Director - St. Augustine, FL Designed and coordinated all production elements for all main stage and black box productions for 6 seasons.
  2. 2. SCOTT RICHARD ASHLEY (Employment continued) Ulee’s Gold (1995) Art Department, Feature Film: Directed by: Victor Nunez. Starring Peter Fonda, Patricia Richardson and Jessica Biel. Participated in varying degrees in all aspects of preparing scenery for shooting. Red Mountain Entertainment (2009 & 2010) Artistic Director, Warehouse 31(Haunted Attraction), St. Augustine, FL Designed and supervised Art Dept. crew in construction/decoration of all artistic elements of a sixty thousand square foot professional haunted attraction. Managed large labor, supply and props budgets. Set Designs: Clarke Studio Theatre NYC Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Orlando Repertory Theatre FL Turner Auditorium FL Flagler College FL A Classic Theatre (ACT) FL Players By the Sea FL Theatre Jacksonville FL Curtain Call Performing Arts CA The Limelight Theater FL Only Ten Minutes to Buffalo, (Lincoln Center Institute) Directed by: Kenneth Cahall Anne Frank and Me, Directed by: Gary Cadwallader The Good Times Are Killing Me, Directed by: Melanie Lockridge Rainmaker, Camelot, Carousel The Imperative, Written by Roger Rueff, World Premier Othello, Christmas Belles Wellfarewell A Christmas Carol, The Musical Directed by: Catherine Heck Last Night of Ballyhoo, Omnium Gatherum, Smoke on the Mountain, I‟m Not Rappaport, And Then There Were None, Last Train to Nibroc, Rumors, Bedroom Farce, Spitfire Grill, Of Mice & Men, Frankenstein, Criminal Hearts, H.S. Musical, Inherit the Wind, Down an Alley Filled with Cats, Other People‟s Money, Over the River and Through the Woods, The Fantasticks, A Raisin in the Sun, The Tempest, Miracle Worker, Man of La Mancha, You Can‟t Take it With You, Intimate Apparel, The Tempest, Foreigner, Drawer Boy, Rounding Third, Picnic, Barefoot in the Park, Lady Day at Emerson‟s Bar & Grill, Smell of the Kill Lighting Designs: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse Clarke Studio Theatre Oklahoma! 2010 National Tour The Walker Space NYC P.S. 122 NYC HERE Arts Center NYC Mulberry Street Theatre NYC Symphony Space NYC Jazz at Lincoln Center (Stefon Harris Quartet with Warren Wolf) Gorilla, My Love: Tales of Youth & Democracy Directed by: Jeffery V. Thompson Playwrights Evening, (Juilliard Drama Division) Directed by: Richard Feldman Avery Fisher Career Grant Ceremony, National Television Broadcast on A&E‟s “Breakfast with the Arts” May ‟04, in conjunction with Live from Lincoln Center. Taiko, Performed by: Taiko Masala (Japanese Taiko Drumming) Only Ten Minutes to Buffalo,(Lincoln Center Institute) Directed by: Kenneth Cahall Roman Fever (NY Premier), The Music Cure Operas by: Phillip Hagemann, Stage Direction by: Ellen Rievman Tango Roots Music, Pablo Aslan & Avantango Time Travel With the Virtuoso Keyboard, Andre Gribou As If the Past Were Listening, Written & Performed by: David Gonzalez Playing With Fire, Composed by: Robert Dick, Mark Smith & William Von Reichbauer, performed by: Timothy Hagen & Marc di Minno Remounts:This Ain‟t No Rodeo, Design by:Jane Cox, Choreographer:Monica Bill Barnes Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, Written/Adapted by: Anna Deavere Smith Directed by: Liz Diamond, Original Design by: Russell Champa Directed by: Norb Joerder, Produced by: Columbia Artist Theatricals and AIM Mgmt. The Flid Show (Off-Broadway, NYC) By: Rick Willett, Directed by: Eliza Beckwith Freak (John Leguizamos' work in progress) Which Wolf is Which,Written by: Sam Marks, Directed by: Robert O‟Hara New Steps Series, Chen & Dancers Waitering For Godot, Keith Crescente, Directed by: Leslie (Holban) Blake Merchant House Museum NYC The Philanderer, Front Line Productions
  3. 3. SCOTT RICHARD ASHLEY (Lighting Designs continued) St. Marks Church NYC Merce Cunningham Studio NYC Trinity Church NYC Grove Street Theatre NYC Fringe NYC ‘98, The Theatorium NYC Fringe NYC ’03, Greenwich House Theatre The Kraine Theatre NYC Times Union Center FL (Opening) Spring '99,Gotham Group Dance 2 w/ 3 (‟98), 3 w/ 4 (‟97), Spring (‟99), Gotham Group Dance Levitation, The Cherry Orchard, Undercroft Players Theatre Sports, Emilio Buckett . . ., Freestyle Repertory Theatre Marriage (American Russian Foundation), The Prometheus Excerpts Caresses, Written by: Sergei Belbel, Directed by: Adam Eisenstein Beowulf (co-design), currently being work shopped, Directed by: Tania Inessa Fiddler on the Roof, Produced by AIM Management, Touring Dec-March „10 Touring To: Lucas Theatre, Coral Springs Center for the Arts Osceola Performing Arts Center, Miramar Cultural Center. Sofrito! 2004 North East Tour Written and Performed by David Gonzalez and the Latin Legends Jazz Band New Jersey Performing Arts Center NJ Gorilla, My Love, (‘04 &’05) Miller Performing Arts Center NY The Flid Show (World Premier), Written by: Richard Willet Directed by: Eliza Beckwith West Coast Black Theatre Troupe FL Marvin Gaye, The Man and His Music (World Premier) Written/Directed by: Nate Jacobs Centennial Theatre Festival CT South Georgia Ballet GA St. Augustine Amphitheatre FL Florida Grand Opera FL Historic Asolo Theatre FL Florida A&M University FL The Spanish Quarter FL Turner Auditorium FL Florida State University FL Flagler College FL Flagler Auditorium FL Five Guys Named Moe, Directed by: Harry Brice Private Eyes, Directed by: Dean Adams The Nutcracker A Christmas Carol, No Greater Love, Ancient City Theatre La Serva Pedrona A Soldiers Story, West Coast Black Theatre Troupe Orchesis Dance Theatre This Old House, St Augustine Historic Pres. Board, (Television) Othello, South Pacific, Rainmaker, Miss Firecracker Contest, A Christmas Carol The Music Man, Lucky Stiff, Zoo Story, Killing Game, Violence Project, The Diary of Anne Frank, The Rivals, Once Upon a Mattress Rainmaker, Our American Cousin, Good Woman of Sezuan, Camelot, Brigadoon, All‟s Well That Ends Well, Rainmaker, Dark of the Moon, Antigone Katrina Relief Benefit - First Coast Friends of the Arts, Multithon - St. Augustine Art Association, Flagler! Empire Builder of Florida -Limelight Theatre; Project X (92-95) Assistant Lighting Designer: P.C.P.A. Theatrefest (’97) Chen And Dancers (‘97) Carolyn Dorfmann Co. (‘97) Resident Assistant L.D. for summer season. Tommy, Brighton Beach Memoirs, H.M.S. Pinafore, Always; Patsy Cline (Solvang, Santa Maria, CA) A.L.D. for S.U.N.Y. Brockport Residency, LD: Ted Sullivan, Mulberry St. Theatre Spring Season, Assisting: Richard Tatum in Manhattan and New Jersey Other Experience: • • • • • • • • • • • Event Electrician Lighting Consultant Brooklyn Scenic Director, Multithon Stagehand Lighting Consultant Architectural Lighting: Art Department Utah Shakespearean Fest. Alfred University Florida State University Bentley Meeker, NYC & Classic Party Rentals, SF Pandora Feature Length Film, Mindwell Studios, Inc. Queens, NY Carpenter, Scene Shop producing scenery for Broadway, NY Variety Show, The St. Augustine Art Association, St. Augustine, FL IATSE local 115, Jacksonville, FL Chinese National Theatre, Poly Theatre, Beijing, China New Year’s Eve Ball 2008, 2009 &2010, Flagler College Hurst & Beville Jewelers, St. Augustine, FL Daisy Davis (Private Residence), St. Augustine, FL Ulee’s Gold Film: Directed by: Victor Nunez, Starring Peter Fonda, 1997 Master Electrician & Moving Light Programmer, Summer 2008 Artist in Residence, Spring 2003 Taught Introduction to Stage Lighting, 2001, 2002; Introduction to Stage Craft, Lighting Lab supervisor/instructor 1999-2002
  4. 4. SCOTT RICHARD ASHLEY (continued) Skills and Awards: • • • • • • • • • CAD (Vectorworks primarily), Lightwright, Photoshop, MS office Scenery, Lighting & Projection for theatre, opera, dance, television, film, industrials, architecture and events. Carpentry, scenic painting, sound, rigging and stage management. Hand Drafting, Model Building, Various rendering techniques Strong management skills with crews: Union, Non-Union, Student & Volunteer. Budget & Rental Management. Proficient with ETC consoles and equipment as well as most other current technology. Received USITT’s Young Designers Forum award in 2002 Received Ponce Players award for Best Lighting Designer in 1993 & 1994 Education: M.F.A. (Lighting / Scenic Design), Florida State University, School of Theatre, Tallahassee, FL B.A. Philosophy and Religion / minors: English and Drama, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL Professional Affiliations: Member of USITT and SETC Current References: I am more than happy to provide you with contact info for any of the below references. Gary Cadwallader Joel Corley Andrea McCook Director/ Director of Education Orlando Repertory Theatre, FL Project Manager Warehouse 31, Professional Haunted Attraction Faculty- Theatre Arts Dept. Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL Additional References: Richard Tatum William Byrnes Scott Noppe-Brandon Lighting Director/Designer L&M Sound and Light Past President, USITT; Dean, Southern Utah University; School of Perf. & Visual Arts Executive Director Lincoln Center Institute, NY, NY Richard Girtain, Robert Coleman Paul King Technical Director Juilliard Track Director (Technical Direction) Florida State University Production Manager Lincoln Center Festival, NY, NY Tommy Bledsoe, Jean Rahner Ken Frederickson Arts Curriculum Coordinator St. Johns County School Board Founder & Artistic Director Limelight Theatre, St. Augustine, FL Production Manager Turner Auditorium, Tallahassee, FL Ann Archbold, (USA, L.D.555) Don Westwood Associate Professor, Lighting Design University of Wisconsin-Madison Executive Vice President, Creative Director American International Music Management