Autum Casey



Theater Faculty

Autum Casey is an assistant professor in the School of Theatre at George Mason University. She received her BFA in Theatre studies (2001) and her MFA in theatrical design with an emphasis in lighting design (2008) from the University of Texas at Austin. Before joining the faculty at George Mason she was an instructional assistant professor at Texas A&M University, and an associate designer at Craig Roberts Associates, an architectural lighting design firm in Dallas, Texas. Her credits include architectural lighting design, theatrical lighting, scenic and costume design; including international design credits. She is also a staff member of the Institute for the Digital and Performing Arts in Costa Rica. Currently a member of the United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT), she also serves as the Vice President of Communications for the Southwest Regional Section of USITT. She is a designer interested in exploring the use of new technology in performance including digital lighting and scenery. Her research focuses on design as performance and the impact of "performance as research" as a teaching philosophy.

Course List:

THR 230 001 - Fundamentals of Production

THR 314 001 - Lighting Stagecraft

THR 330 001 - Computer Aided Design


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