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Craig Dettman

Craig Dettman



Craig is an Associate Professor of Lighting/Sound Design and Production Manager and has been at The University of Southern Mississippi since Jan. of 2008. He has an M.F.A. in Theatrical Lighting Design and Technology from San Diego State University. Credits include: The San Diego Opera, San Diego Civic Dance Association, Theatre in Old Town, San Diego Rep, Balboa Puppet Theatre, The Old Globe Theatre/San Diego- Assistant LD, props artesian at The La Jolla Playhouse. Technical Director for Native Voices in Los Angeles, Canyon Crest Academy of Performing Arts, San Diego, and Zarzuela El Paso, a Spanish Opera company that toured Northern Mexico and the Southwest US. He has worked stage crews with performers such as Journey, Motley Crue, George Strait, U2, N’Sync among others. In addition he has over 110 production credits both academically and professionally

  • Theatrical Lighting and Sound Design (MFA) - San Diego State University (2007)

THE 103-Intro to Theatre for Theatre Majors
THE 212-Intro to Tech-Lights and Sound
THE 212L- Lab for Intro-Lights and Sound
THE 410-Sound Design/Engineering
THE 412-Stage Lighting
THE 431-Summer Repertory Theatre
THE 432-Summer Repertory Theatre
THE 445-Advanced Stage Lighting
THE 484L-Practicum in Light and Sound
THE 486-Practicum in Artistic Production (Lighting and Sound Design)
THE 487- Practicum in Stage or Production Management
THE 492-Special Problems
THE 510-Graduate Sound Design/Engineering
THE 512-Graduate Stage Lighting
THE 531-Graduate Repertory Theatre
THE 545-Graduate Advanced Stage Lighting
THE 680- Graduate Design Studio
THE 684L-Graduate Practicum Lighting and Sound Design
THE 686L-Graduate Practicum in Artistic Production (Lighting and Sound Design)
THE 692-Graduate Special Problems
THE 697-Graduate Independent Study in Lighting/Sound Design
THE 699-Graduate Creative Project

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Areas of Expertise

Lighting and Sound Design for Theatre, Dance, Live Concerts