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Charlie Calvert

College of Charleston
KCACTF Region IV - Design, Technology, and Management Vice Chair
Charlie Calvert is an Associate Professor of Scene Design.
He is a member of United Scenic Artists and has designed scenery professionally for many theatre companies in New York City and across the country, including multiple projects at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, The Warehouse Theatre, and Olney Theatre Center. He also spent years working in NYC as an Assistant Scenic Designer for Allen Moyer, Paul Steinberg, Andrew Lieberman, Loy Arcenas, and Peter Dean Beck on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Regional, and international theatre and opera productions.
He is also a member of the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC), the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT), and the International Organization of Scenographers, Theatre Architects, and Technicians (OISTAT). Charlie is also a contributor to one of the most well-known stage design texts,Theatrical Design and Production by J. Michael Gillette.
Charlie's students have enjoyed successful internships at Berkshire Theatre Festival, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Williamstown Theatre Festival. Past students have been accepted to MFA programs at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Purdue University, Boston University, and University of Tennessee - Knoxville. Additionally, his students have received awards for their design work at KCACTF and SETC. Charlie’s students regularly work with him on professional productions both locally and nationally.