Peter Wood Productions

Special theatrical effects design, production, and consultation

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Case Studies:

Victor Frankenstein, UMBC, March 2006

The Ubu Plays, UMBC, October 2005

Much Ado About Nothing, UMBC, April 2005

Buried, Kennedy Center, April 2004

The Wiz, Urbana High School, April 2003


B.A. degree in Theatre from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County,
with an emphasis on set and lighting design.

Theatrical / Film Experience:

March, 2005 - 2010 Special set design, lighting and atmospheric effects, Living Stations of the Cross
December, 2004 - 2008 Intelligent lighting designer, audio designer, and fog effects,
Saint Paul Christmas Pageant
March, 2008 Art Director and Special Effects Designer, Lucky Charm film
April, 2007 Scenic and projection designer, Assassins
March, 2006 Scenic designer, projection designer, special atmospheric effects, Victor Frankenstein
December, 2005 Set designer, Love and Wood
December, 2005 Assistant set designer, The Love of Don Perlimplin and Belisa in the Garden
October, 2005 Set designer, The Ubu Plays
June, 2005 Intelligent lighting designer, light board operator, stage manager, The Key 103 - Frederick News-Post Talent Search
April, 2005 Assistant set designer, Much Ado About Nothing
December, 2004 Assistant light designer and master electrician, Fanshen
November, 2004 Technical co-ordinator and special effects designer, 24-Hour Play Fest!
October, 2004 Assistant light designer and master electrician, Action
September, 2004 Emcee and audio design, Summer 2004 Wine Olympics
April, 2004 Light board operator and master electrician, Buried at the Kennedy Center's 2004 American College Theater Festival in Washington, DC
March, 2004 Master electrician, light board operator, and set construction, The Bald Soprano
January, 2004 Light board operator, Buried at Muhlenberg College for K.C.A.C.T.F. Region 2
December, 2003 Set and lighting consultant and audio board operator, The Shepherd That Was Left Behind
November, 2003 Light board operator and set construction, Buried
October, 2003 Period research and set construction, As Bees in Honey Drown
April, 2003 Special effects consultant, Calvary Assembly of God Easter production: The Well
April, 2003 Special effects designer, magic consultant, set construction, and poster design for The Wiz
May, 2002 Chief Lighting Designer / consultant, Urbana High Prom
May, 2002 Special effects designer, poster and t-shirt design, and set construction for 42nd Street
March, 2002 Multimedia, poster, and shirt design, Fatal Football Fever Mystery Dinner Theater
December, 2001 Set, lighting, audio, and special effects design, Seuss Caboose
November, 2001 Set, poster, production t-shirt, and special effects design, Fall Festival of Plays
2001 - 2002 Chief designer / producer, Stagecraft Club
May, 2001 Set crew foreman and publicity assistant, Crimes of the Heart
April, 2001 Fog, lighting, and laser effects design and technician, Mr. Urbana 2001
March, 2001 Set and prop design / building, special pyrotechnic and fog effects, Once Upon a Mattress
October, 2000 Haunted hay-ride attraction design, production, and execution for Halloween 2000: Return to Sleepy Hollow, to benefit the Ronald McDonald House
October, 2000 Fog effects, Little Shop of Horrors
April, 2000 Set construction, special pyrotechnic and fog effects, Damn Yankees
April, 1999 Light board operator, Anything Goes
March, 1999 Camera operator, Channel 18's It's Academic Tournament
Spring, 1999 Chief Editor, Videosyncracy, Urbana High School Video Club
July, 1998 Stage hand, magical advisor, and special effects operator, The Music Man
May, 1998 Stage manager, set builder, and assistant director, Bye, Bye, Birdie
July, 1997 Set construction and transport, Dracula

Special Theatrical Effects Skills: