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Theatre educator , freelance designer

David Chris Palmer, American Theatre educator, freelance designer. Recipient DramaLogue Critics awards DramaLogue Magazine, 1985, 88. Member of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology.

Background

Palmer, David Chris was born on September 30, 1953 in Luverne, Minnesota, United States. Son of Donald C. and Barbara M. (Neubauer) Palmer.

Education

Associate of Arts, Delta College, 1973. Bachelor, California State University, Long Beach, 1978. Master of Arts, California State University, Long Beach, 1980.

Master of Fine Arts, California State University, Long Beach, 1986.

Career

Code analyst, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1973-1974;student assistant in theatre, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1974-1976;freelance lighting designer, Southern California, since 1976;lighting designer, U. Houston, 1980-1981;technical director, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1981-1982;lighting designer, Grove Shakespeare Festival, Garden Grove, California, 1981-1991;instructor department theatre, California State University, Long Beach, 1984-1988;lighting designer, technical director, California State University, Long Beach, 1988-1991;founder, owner, Alternative Repertory Theatre, Santa Ana, California, since 1987;theatre manager Shannon Center for the Arts, Whittier (California) College, since 1991. Computer consultant Community Concerts Division CAMI, New York City, 1987-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author (software templates, instruction manual) Guide to Using the Membership Database, 1991.

Membership

Member of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, wine collecting, camping, cycling.

Connections

Married Joan A. Lampl., December 20, 1976 (divorced October 1983). Married Kathleen A. Bryson, August 15, 1986.

father:
Donald C. Palmer

mother:
Barbara M. (Neubauer) Palmer

spouses:
Joan A. Lampl.

Kathleen A. Bryson