Scenic Designer/Technical Director

Sydney recently received her BFA in Theatre Design and Technology from Illinois Wesleyan University, where she designed scenery in McPherson Theater for the Faculty Choreographed Dance Concert 2015: Losing It and Where in the World is Frank Sparrow? She worked with Curtis C. Trout to design 12 Ophelias, and she served as his assistant for As You Like It. In the EMJK Laboratory Theater, she served as scenic designer and properties master for The New Hopeville Comics, The Shape of Things, and Treasure. In addition to working as a scene shop assistant at IWU, she also served as charge artist for many productions. Professionally, Sydney was a staff scenic painter for Hope Summer Repertory Theatre’s 2014 season.