Jamison David Rhoads, M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Theater Design
Department: Theatre Department
Location: Tigerville, SC
“We are the music makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams.” -- O'Shaughnessy
Teaching & Education
You will learn with me when taking courses in the Theatre Department.
B.F.A. Performance, Wichita State University
M.F.A. Design, Temple University
Professional Studies in Lighting Production Certificate, The Juilliard School
My experience includes being a member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 190 as well as Professional Set and Lighting Designs, and Multiple Conference Presentations for Kansas State Thespians Conference, Theater History Seminar, and Christians in Theater Arts Conference, among others.
Some of my favorite designs have included:
A Man for All Seasons
You Can’t Take it With You
High School Musical
Les Miserables: School Edition
Little Shop of Horrors
The Drowsy Chaperone
The Miracle Worker
Crazy For You
Some of my favorite acting roles have included:
Prez in The Pajama Game
Shepp in Biedermann and the Firebugs
Big Harp in The Robber Bridegroom
Joe in The Shadow Box
Owen in The Foreigner
Duke Senior in As You Like It
Dogberry in Much Ado About Nothing
Old Vincentio, in The Taming of the Shrew
Theseus in A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Sir Nathaniel, Holofernes in Love’s Labor’s Lost
Sir Charles Marlow in She Stoops to Conquer
Recent Journal Publication:
Rhoads, J. (2017/2018). The Business of Show: Lincoln J. Carter and J.J. Shubert. The Passing Show: Newsletter of the Shubert Archive, 34, 2-28.
ACTF Region 4 Meritorious Achievement Award, Excellence in Stage Lighting “Mademoiselle Blackwell” University of New Orleans
ACTF Region 5 Meritorious Achievement Award, Excellence in Scenic Design “Les Misérables School Edition” Cowley College
ACTF Region 4 Meritorious Achievement Award, Excellence in Stage Lighting “Songs for a New World” North Greenville University
Mary Jane Teal Award: Best Lighting for a production 2017 “Death of a Salesman” Wichita, Kansas
I am married. My wife’s name is Kate. We have a Westie named Boomer and we have a baby on the way.
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