Department of Theater and Dance
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Andrew Mannion

Job Title
Senior Lecturer of Theater and Dance
Scene Designer
Yulman Theater 118

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Set design

Andrew joined Union College faculty after working at Western Carolina University as an Assistant Professor of Scenic Design. Before working at WCU, he moved from New York City where he was the resident assistant scenic associate at City Center’s Encores! program under scenic consultant John Lee Beatty. He also assisted Mr. Beatty with Broadway productions including “The Nance”, “Big Knife”, and “Orphans”. Andrew also worked with scenic designer David Zinn on and off Broadway on productions of “Violet”, “Kung Fu”, “The Realistic Joneses” and “The Last Ship”. Selected designs include “The Producers” at Mount Baker Theatre in Bellingham, Washington, the world premiere of “Greasemonkey” in New York, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Flat Rock Playhouse and “Doubt” at NC Stage Company.

He has worked as a design assistant, painter, carpenter and technical director for various theater and opera companies including Santa Fe Opera, The Juilliard School, Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Kennedy Center, Chicago Lyric Opera, Shakespeare in the Park, and the Fulton Opera House.