Seamus M. Bourne

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

         Master of Fine Arts - Scenic Design, 2006 - 2009

University of North Carolina - Wilmington, Wilmington, North Carolina

         Bachelor of Arts - Theatre, 2001 - 2005

Employment History

Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia

         Clinical Assistant Professor of Theatre – Scenic Design, Technology & Stage Management, August 2012 - Present

                  • Created syllabi and taught courses at introductory and advanced levels

                  • Introduced modern scenic construction practices

                  • Introduced stage management course and mentor student stage managers

                  • Serve as a designer or mentor students designing scenery, lighting or sound for Berry College Theatre Company production

                  • Serve as Techincal Director and Production Manager or mentor students serving in these positions for Berry College Theatre Company productions

                  • Mentor students attending conferences to participate in design competitions or find employment

                  • Facilitated the reinstatement of the Kappa Alpha cast of Alpha Psi Omega, National Theatre Honor Society; also serve as Faculty Advisor

Center for Puppetry Arts, Atlanta, GA

         Scene Shop Foreman, Summer 2016

LOOK Musical Theatre, Tulsa, Oklahoma

         Resident Scenic Designer & Production Manager, Summers 2012 & 2013

Theatre in the Square, Marietta, Georgia

         Resident Scenic Designer & Technical Director, August 2009 - March 2012

Georgia Shakespeare, Atlanta, Georgia

         Properties Master, Summer 2009

Affiliations & Memberships

Member of United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829, IATSE

Member of United States Institute of Theatre Technology

Member & Faculty Advisor - Alpha Psi Omega, National Theatre Honor Society

Serve as Stage Management Coordinator for Region IV, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF)

Teaching Experience

Courses:

Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia, August 2012 - Present

         • THE 201 Experiencing Theatre

         • THE 221 Stagecraft

         • THE 262 Stage Management

         • THE 263 Design Fundamentals

         • THE 365 Stage Design

         • THE 404 Advanced Production, Scene Painting

         • THE 404 Advanced Production, Computer Aided Drafting

         • THE 404 Advanced Production, Properties Design & Management

         • THE 450 Senior Project

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, January - May 2009

         •  THTR-T125 Introduction to Theatrical Production

Workshops:

USITT Show Expo & Conference, 2016

         • ‘Becoming the Puppetmaster’ With Melanie Mortimore

Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) Region IV Festival 48, 2016

         • ‘It’s Not Really Cheating: Using SketchUp & Hand Rendering Techniques’

Georgia Theatre Conference, 2015

         • ‘Mentoring Students for Design Competitions’ With Alice Bristow

Southeastern Theatre Conference, 2009 & 2013

         • ‘New Dog, Old Tricks’ With Fred M. Duer

Tennessee Thespian Conference, January 2014

         • ‘SketchUp & You’

         • ‘Portfolios & Resumes for the High School Designer & Stage Manager’

Awards

Suzi Bass Awards

         • Outstanding Scenic Design of a Musical Nominations

                  Spring Awakening, 2011

                  Singin’ in the Rain, 2010

Broadway World Atlanta

         • Best Professional Scene Design Award Nomination

                  One Slight Hitch, 2015

    Next Fall, 2011

Southeastern Theatre Conference

         • Sculptural Arts Coatings Undergraduate Scenic Design Award

                  First Place, Boys’ Life, 2003

Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) Region IV

         • Faculty Merit Design Award

                  Cabaret, 2016

    Spoon River Anthologies, 2015

    Little Shop of Horrors, 2014

         • Faculty Merit Production Technology Award

                  Peter and the Starcatcher, 2016

    Cabaret, 2016

                  Genius, 2013

         • Barbizon Scenic Design Award Nomination

                  Shadow of a Gunman, 2004

                  Boys Life, 2003

Creative Experience

Scenic Design:

Peter and the Starcatcher                  Berry College                            September 2016

Company                                          Actor’s Express                           August 2016

Cabaret                                            Berry College                             February 2016

Charley’s Aunt                                  Georgia Ensemble Theatre         January 2016

A Crumby Christmas, Carole            Berry College                             December 2015

The Nerd                                           Berry College                             September 2015

Jar the Floor                                       Dominion Entertainment Group  September 2015

The Servant of Two Masters             Berry College                             April 2015

One Slight Hitch                               Georgia Ensemble Theatre         January 2015

Plays from Provincetown                   Berry College                             April 2014

Little Shop of Horrors                        Berry College                            February 2014

Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol      Berry College                            December 2013

A Grand Night for Singing               Berry College                            September 2013

The Drowsy Chaperone                   LOOK Musical Theatre             June 2013

Side by Side by Sondheim               LOOK Musical Theatre             June 2013

Hello Dolly!                                       LOOK Musical Theatre             June 2013

A Midsummer’s Night Dream           Berry College                            April 2013

Sherlock Holmes and the                 Georgia Ensemble Theatre        February 2013

  Adventure of the Suicide Club

Wolves                                             Actor’s Express                          November 2012

A Funny Thing Happened on           LOOK Musical Theatre             June 2012

  the Way to the Forum

Avenue Q                                        LOOK Musical Theatre             June 2012

Gypsy                                              LOOK Musical Theatre             June 2012

Grease                                            Atlanta Lyric Theatre                  May 2012

The Liar                                            Henley Street Theatre                April 2012

Next Fall                                          Actor’s Express                           January 2012

1940’s Radio Hour                         Theatre in the Square                 December 2011

Glimpses of the Moon                    Georgia Ensemble Theatre        October 2011

On Golden Pond                             Theatre in the Square                October 2011

Spring Awakening                            Actor’s Express                          August 2011

See What I Wanna See                  Actor’s Express                          March 2011

Inherit the Wind                                Georgia Ensemble Theatre       February 2011

The 39 Steps                                    Theatre in the Square                 January 2011

Sirens                                                Aurora Theatre                           January 2011

The 25th Annual Putnam County      Georgia Ensemble Theatre        October 2010

  Spelling Bee

How I Became a Pirate                    Theatre in the Square                September 2010


Singin’ in the Rain                              Aurora Theatre                          August 2010

The Woman in Black                        Theatre in the Square               September 2009

An Ideal Husband                            Indiana University                     February 2009

The Wild Party                                  Indiana University                    October 2008

An American Ma(u)l                         Indiana University                    March 2008

Plaza Suite                                        Brown County Playhouse        September 2007

Sideman                                            Indiana University                    February 2007

Jake’s Women                                  Big Dawg Productions             July 2006

Love’s Labour’s Lost                          Shakespeare on the Green     June 2006

Footloose                                          Thalian Association                 May 2006

Betrayal                                             Big Dawg Productions            January 2006

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever      Thalian Association                 December 2005

Dracula                                             Big Dawg Productions             October 2005

Absurdities                                        UNC Wilmington                     September 2005

Shadow of a Gunman                     UNC Wilmington                     November 2004

Boys’ Life                                          UNC Wilmington                     September 2003

Bedroom Farce                                Dogwood Dell Festival of Arts  July 2003

You’re a Good Man                       Summertime Players                  June 2002

  Charlie Brown

Assistant Scenic Design:

Knuffle Bunny                            Alliance Theatre                              April 2015            (Kat Conley, Designer)

Charlotte’s Web                      Alliance Theatre                               January 2013       (Kat Conley, Designer)

The Glass Menagerie              Cleveland Play House                     September 2008 (Robert Mark Morgan, Designer)

The Crucible                             Indiana University                            November 2006 (I. Christopher Berg, Designer)

Projection Design:

Genius                                      Berry College                              November 2013

Sherlock Holmes and the         Georgia Ensemble Theatre         February 2013

  Adventure of the Suicide Club

Production Management:

A Charlie Brown Christmas        Berry College                          December 2016

Peter and the Starcatcher           Berry College                          September 2016

Durang/Durang                         Berry College                          April 2016

Cabaret                                      Berry College                          February 2016

A Crumby Christmas, Carole      Berry College                         December 2015

Women in Arms                           Berry College                        November 2015

The Nerd                                    Berry College                        September 2015

The Drowsy Chaperone              LOOK Musical Theatre         June 2013

Side by Side by Sondheim          LOOK Musical Theatre         June 2013

Hello Dolly!                                  LOOK Musical Theatre         June 2013

Technical Direction:

A Charlie Brown Christmas          Berry College                          December 2016

Peter and the Starcatcher             Berry College                          September 2016

Durang/Durang                           Berry College                          April 2016

Cabaret                                        Berry College                          February 2016

A Crumby Christmas, Carole       Berry College                          December 2015

Women in Arms                           Berry College                          November 2015

The Nerd                                     Berry College                          September 2015

The Fantasticks                             Berry College                          September 2014

Plays from Provincetown              Berry College                          April 2014

Little Shop of Horrors                   Berry College                          February 2014

Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol Berry College                          December 2013

Genius                                         Berry College                          November 2013

A Grand Night for Singing          Berry College                          September 2013

A Midsummer’s Night Dream      Berry College                          April 2013

The Colored Museum                  Berry College                          February 2013

Uh Oh, Here Comes Christmas   Berry College                          December 2012

Letters to Sala                               Berry College                          November 2012

Boeing, Boeing                            Berry College                          September 2012

Flyin’ West                                    Theatre in the Square              February 2012

Red Letter Jesus                             Theatre in the Square              February 2012

The Ladies Man                            Theatre in the Square              January 2012

1940’s Radio Hour                       Theatre in the Square             December 2011

Ghost Writer                                  Theatre in the Square             September 2011

On Golden Pond                           Theatre in the Square             August 2011

Red, White & Tuna                         Theatre in the Square             June 2011

Circle, Mirror, Transformation        Theatre in the Square             April 2011

The Little Foxes                                Theatre in the Square             March 2011

The 39 Steps                                  Theatre in the Square              January 2011

How I Became a Pirate                  Theatre in the Square              September 2010

Conversations with My Wife          Theatre in the Square              September 2010

Stealing Dixie                                  Theatre in the Square              August 2010

Greater Tuna                                   Theatre in the Square              June 2010

His Eye is on the Sparrow               Theatre in the Square              April 2010

Ethan Frome                                     Theatre in the Square             March 2010

Caught in the Net                            Theatre in the Square             January 2010

A Tuna Christmas                             Theatre in the Square             November 2009

The Woman in Black                       Theatre in the Square             September 2009

The Savannah Disputation               Theatre in the Square             August 2009

Scenic Art:

Old MacDonald’s Farm                  Center for Puppetry Arts          July 2016

Click Clack Moo                             Center for Puppetry Arts          July 2015

The Wizard of Oz (puppets)           Serenbe Playhouse                 May 2014

The Cat in the Hat                            Center for Puppetry Arts          May 2013

Legally Blonde                                 Atlanta Lyric Theatre                July 2012

Grease                                             Atlanta Lyric Theatre                May 2012

Ring of Fire                                       Georgia Ensemble Theatre      May 2012

Flyin’ West                                       Theatre in the Square               February 2012

Red Letter Jesus                                Theatre in the Square               February 2012

The Ladies Man                               Theatre in the Square               January 2012

1940’s Radio Hour                         Theatre in the Square               December 2011

Ghost Writer                                    Theatre in the Square               September 2011

On Golden Pond                             Theatre in the Square               August 2011

Red, White & Tuna                           Theatre in the Square               June 2011

Circle, Mirror, Transformation          Theatre in the Square               April 2011

The Little Foxes                                  Theatre in the Square              March 2011

The 39 Steps                                    Theatre in the Square               January 2011

How I Became a Pirate                    Theatre in the Square               September 2010

Conversations with My Wife            Theatre in the Square               September 2010

Stealing Dixie                                    Theatre in the Square               August 2010

Greater Tuna                                     Theatre in the Square               June 2010

His Eye is on the Sparrow                 Theatre in the Square               April 2010

Ethan Frome                                       Theatre in the Square               March 2010

Caught in the Net                              Theatre in the Square               January 2010

A Tuna Christmas                               Theatre in the Square               November 2009

The Woman in Black                         Theatre in the Square               September 2009

The Savannah Disputation                 Theatre in the Square               August 2009

Oklahoma!                                        Indiana University                     April 2009

Plaza Suite                                        Brown County Playhouse          September 2007

The Crucible                                      Indiana University                     November 2006

Properties Master:

Alice in Wonderland                        Georgia Shakespeare               July 2009

Titus Andronicus                                Georgia Shakespeare               July 2009

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof                       Georgia Shakespeare               June 2009

A Midsummer’s Night Dream           Georgia Shakespeare               June 2009

Marisol                                              Indiana University                      December 2008

Same Time Next Year                       Brown County Playhouse          September 2008

The Boys Next Door                         Brown County Playhouse           August 2008

How the Other Half Loves                Brown County Playhouse           July 2008

Suds                                                  Brown County Playhouse           June 2008

The Real Thing                                  Indiana University                       October 2007

Lend Me a Tenor                             Brown County Playhouse            July 2007

Pump Boys & Dinettes                      Brown County Playhouse            June 2007

Nine                                                 Indiana University                        April 2007

References

Fred M. Duer                                   Robert J. Farley                            Alan Kilpatrick

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