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Lighting designer

Larry Allen Brechner, American lighting designer. Recipient Reggie award The Times, 1983-1984, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children award for television/Video Production, 1990. Graduate Leadership Northwest Indiana, 1993. Member National Academy Recording Arts and Sciences (voting), Audio Engineering Society, United States Institute Theatre Technology, International Freelance Photographers Organization.

Background

Brechner, Larry Allen was born on June 26, 1955 in Highland, Indiana, United States. Son of Kenneth E. and Eloise A. (Stonebraker) Brechner.

Education

Bachelor, Purdue University, 1980. Master of Arts, Purdue University, 1992.

Career

Free-lance recording engineer, various, since 1973;freelance designer theatrical lighting, various, since 1973;director, Monbeck Auditorium, Highland, Indiana, 1979-1992;producer, director, Highland Theatre Company, 1983-1992;theatre administrator, Center for Visual and Performing Arts, since 1992. Resident lighting designer Theatre at the Center. Resident lighting designer, board directors Northwest Indiana Opera Theatre, Highland.

Lighting designer Main Square Players, Highland, 1981-1984, Ross Summer Music Theatre, Merrillville, Inc., 1983-1985. Vice president Northwest Indiana Theatre Alliance, HIghland, since 1983. Also video scriptwriter, narrator.

Achievements

  • Avocations: flying, scale model building, amateur radio, fine art photography. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer, author: (with others)(museum comedy play) Backstage, 1979.

Membership

Graduate Leadership Northwest Indiana, 1993. Member National Academy Recording Arts and Sciences (voting), Audio Engineering Society, United States Institute Theatre Technology, International Freelance Photographers Organization.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Flying, scale model building, amateur radio, fine art photography.

Connections

Married Carol Lynn James, August 3, 1985. 1 child, Lauren Ashley.

father:
Kenneth E. Brechner

mother:
Eloise A. (Stonebraker) Brechner

spouse:
Carol Lynn James

child:
Lauren Ashley Brechner