Dan Gray

Associate Professor
Tenure-Track Faculty

Professor Gray is the resident scenic designer and an associate professor in the Department of Theatre. He has been a working theatre professional for more than 30 years. During that time, he has designed productions at numerous regional theaters including The George Street Playhouse, the Capital Repertory Theatre Company, Players Theatre Columbus and the Delaware Theatre Company. He also assisted scenic designer Michael Anania on projects for Broadway, The New York City Opera, Paper Mill Playhouse, The Alabama Shakespeare Festival and The Minnesota Opera. Professor Gray has received several awards for his designs including Best Scenic Design from the COLUMBUS DISPATCH on numerous occasions, and six USITT/Ohio Valley Section Peggy Ezekiel Awards for Design Excellence. His design for OSU's 1999 production of Feral Music was selected as part of the United States Exhibit for the 2003 Prague Quadrennial. Gray has designed productions for many Central Ohio companies including CATCO, BalletMet, Opera Columbus, Red Herring Theatre Company. Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra, The Human Race Theatre Company (Dayton), Dayton Ballet and The Columbus Zoo.

Areas of Expertise
  • Director/designer collaboration
  • Properties design and construction
  • Scenic design and scene painting
Education
  • MFA University of Massachusetts
  • BA Hamline University, Minnesota

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Phone:
(614) 688-4662
Fax:
(614) 292-3222
Office Hours: T 9:30 - 10:30, W 10 - 11

1109 Drake Perf & Event Ctr
1849 Cannon Dr
Columbus, OH 43210