Ivan Edward Hess Edit Profile
Bachelor, California State University, Hayward, 1967; Master of Fine Arts in Theatrical Design, Stanford University, 1971; postgraduate special masters class J. Svoboda, San Francisco, 1973; postgraduate, Lindisfarne Institute, New York City, 1977-1982.
Designer, technical director, Hayward (California) Cmty. Theatre, 1965;
staff technical director, Mills College, 1967-1968;
designer, technical director, California Theatre Arts, 1969;
designer, instructor, California State University, Hayward, 1970;
associate professor, designer, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, 1971-1978, 80-81;
professor, designer, Humboldt State University, Arcata, since 1983. Substitute instructor San Joes State University, 1968, part time designer California State University, Hayward, 1964-1967.
Designer Oakland Repertory Theatre, 1968.San Mateo (California) Light Opera, 1968, Santa Rosa Repertory Theatre, 1978. Visiting artist, Tufts U., Boston, 1978-1980, faculty, site architect, Lindiafarne Institute, 1981-1982. Professor, designer London U. Goldsmiths, 1982-1983.
Instructor, designer Hartnell College, 1990, Cypress College, 1990-1991. Consultant Minor Theatre, 1988-1993, Pier Two, San Francisco, 1987, other Ednl. theatres.
Member American Association of University Professors, United States Institute Theatre Technology, California State Employees Association, Lindisfarne Association, Western Mining Council, California Faculty Association, American College Theatre Festival (chairman region XIII, past regional chair Kennedy Center), New Dramatists (New York City), California Educational Theatre Association, Association for Theatre in Higher Education, California Educational Theatre Association, American Theatre in Higher Education.
Son of Robert Edward and Virginia (Yerxa) H. Divorced; 1 child, Jedediah Nathaniel.