Bachelor, Marietta (Ohio) College, 1956.
Resident lighting designer, Karamu Dance Company, Cleveland, 1961-1964;
resident lighting designer, Cleveland Civic Ballet Company, 1963;
lighting designer, Pacific Ballet Company, San Francisco, 1967;
resident lighting designer, Sacramento Civic Ballet Company, 1965-1967;
resident lighting designer dance faculty, Calarts Dance Ensemble, 1983-1988;
resident lighting designer, Loretta Livingston, since 1980;
resident lighting designer, Ruby Millsap Dance Company, Los Angeles and San Diego, since 1978. Instructor underprivileged children Innercity Cultural Center, Los Angeles, 1969, Ebony Showcase Theatre, Los Angeles, 1979. Visiting instructor technical direction and lighting design Theatre School, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1969, University of California at Los Angeles, 1970-1974.
Lighting designer School Music California Institute Arts, Valencia, 1974-1982, program director stage management program Performing Arts Design and Technology School Theatre, 1974-1986, instructor School Dance, 1974-1988. Lecturer performing arts lighting design and stage management University of California, Santa Cruz, since 1988.
With United States Army, 1957-1959.
Married Ethel Ballard (divorced 1970). Children: Inga, Eric.