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Developing a design vocabulary that supports the overall production concept in total collaboration with artistic and technical colleagues.

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  • Primarily a professional designer of scenery and lighting, a career in the performing arts has also enabled me to have experiences as a producer and director. 

  • A member of United Scenic Artists in the Lighting Design category. 

  • An experienced director and designer of Theatre for Young Audiences. 

  • Diverse skills in puppetry, mask making, scene painting and other theatrical craft areas.

  • Many years of experience in university theatre education including classroom and administrative specialties. 

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What do I do?

Bill Buck


Scene Design

lighting design

I offer a wide range of skills in theatre design, management and technology.  This diverse set of abilities and experiences enables me to create aesthetically appropriate work within realistic budgets and in many levels of technical sophistication.  I have a particular expertise working with theatre for young audiences through educational experiences and 20 years as a producer and director of a professional summer theatre for young audiences.  Designed over 250 productions of theatre, musical theatre, opera and dance in a variety of professional and academic venues. 

An experienced scenic artist, mask maker, props artisan and puppet maker.  Equally comfortable with traditional methods and new materials.

Scene Design experience in a  variety of styles and genres.  Creating an aesthetic solution within reasonable budgets and on schedule.

A long commitment to producing, directing and designing theatre for young audiences with the highest commitment to artistic excellence.