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Johnnie Ferrell

Chair of Theatre and Dance, Technical Director, Lighting and Sound Designer
Brodie 229
(585) 245-5844
ferrell@geneseo.edu
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A stage during a performance.

Ferrell serves as SUNY Geneseo's Lighting and Sound Designer and Technical Director. His design experience includes work in Western New York, Oregon, Kansas, and Tennessee. Before his arrival at Geneseo, he taught at Willamette University in Oregon. His teaching includes Introduction to Technical Theatre, Stagecraft, Lighting and Sound Design, Technical Direction, and Stage Management. He is a member of the United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT) and the Stage Managers Association (SMA).

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • M.F.A., Design and Technical Production, The University of Memphis

  • B.S., The University of Tennessee at Martin

Classes

  • THEA 129: Stagecraft

    Explores in depth the material introduced in THEA 130, providing the students with a solid working knowledge of theatrical processes and stagecraft procedures.

  • THEA 344: Stage Lighting Design I-Stu

    A study of the aesthetic, technical, and practical production aspects of stage lighting. Prerequisites: THEA 130, THEA 140, and THEA 241, or permission of instructor. Offered fall, even years

  • THEA 344: Stage Lighting Design I-Lec

    A study of the aesthetic, technical, and practical production aspects of stage lighting. Prerequisites: THEA 130, THEA 140, and THEA 241, or permission of instructor. Offered fall, even years