About Me

Hello! My name is Kate Smeltzer and I am currently a third (and final!) year grad student at KU studying Scenography. I am planning to graduate in May 2020. I have been involved with theatre design projects and backstage crews for ten years. I enjoy scenic painting and scenic design and would love to do both professionally! I also have an interest in teaching scenographic and other theatre techniques at the university level. Please feel free to contact me at kate.smeltzer18@gmail.com for any additional information, my resume/CV, and references.

Teaching Experiences Include:

- Skilled in gathering information and resources to properly convey the lesson.

- Lecture/Presentation Experience

- Work Place teaching experience (able to convey steps and procedures to interns or students so that they are able to complete projects and assignments)

- Rendering for the Theatre

- History of Period Styles

- Lighting Production

- Makeup 101

- Intro to Scenic Painting

Extra Skills:

- Budgeting

- Color Mixing/Matching

- Sample making

- Wallpaper Application

- Foam Carving

- Trained in Vectorworks for both Scenic and Lighting Design.

- Trained in Lightwright/Beamwright.

- Able to use the following CAD programs: Corel Painter, Cinema 4D, Poser, Photoshop

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