Jamison David Rhoads, M.F.A.

Headshot Faculty Jamison Rhoads

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

  • Professional Experience

    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.

  • Articles Published

    Some of my favorite designs have included:
    A Man for All Seasons
    Our Town
    You Can’t Take it With You
    High School Musical
    Les Miserables: School Edition
    Little Shop of Horrors
    South Pacific
    White Christmas
    The Drowsy Chaperone
    The Miracle Worker
    Crazy For You
    Silent Sky
    Noises Off

    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.


  • Awards Received

    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

  • My Story

    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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