Robert J. Bovard
Visiting Assistant Professor and Technical DirectorRobert J. Bovard, (MFA Design and Technology, Dallas Theatre Center/Trinity University) Bob is serving as the Technical Director/Lighting Designer on a Visiting Professor appointment. Last year Bob was the faculty Technical Director/Production Manager for the Theatre Department at University at Albany, SUNY. During the final year of construction and the first year and a half of operation, Bob was the Director for Stage Technologies at EMPAC working with the contractor and RPI. During that same time EMPAC presented over 200 events. Bob has been on the graduate faculty and the Technical Director for Indiana University, Bloomington, University of Colorado, and Trinity University. Bob worked with Colorado Shakespeare Festival from 1987 to 2004 as Production Director as well as other positions. He has been involved with over 550 productions while employed as Technical Director and/or Designer at Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Indiana University, University of Colorado, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Trinity University, OffStage Inc., Fiesta Dinner Playhouse, San Antonio Festival, DanceArt Inc., and Dallas Theatre Center. He has designed scenery and/or lights for over 130 productions.