Courtney Smith
Wright Memorial Theatre 202
Additional Programs

COURTNEY SMITH is a scenic, media designer, and technician for live performance. Prior to Middlebury, he was an Associate Professor at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Courtney’s designs have received several Meritorious Achievement Awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Additionally, his work received a “Distinguished Achievement Award in Scenic Design” from the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. 

Credits include Potomac Theatre Project (PTP/NYC), Project Y Theatre Company (VT/NY), Warren Miller Performing Arts Center (MT), Southwark Playhouse (UK), The Bushwick Starr (NY), Roundabout Theatre Company (NY), New York City Opera (NY), Playwrights Horizons (NY), Classic Stage Company (NY), Cedar Lake Dance (NY), Marvel Repertory Theatre (NY), Mount Baker Repertory Theatre (WA), Montana Shakespeare in the Parks (MT), Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre (ID), and Idaho Repertory Theatre (ID).

Courtney is a member of United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT) and received his MFA in scenic design and technology from the University of Idaho.

Courses Taught

Course Description

Introduction to Digital Media
In this course students will develop an understanding of how projections can be integrated into the theatrical space. This course is an exploration into projection design and digital media production. We’ll examine the art, tools and craft of projection design as it relates to live performance. Current practices, equipment, programming, mapping, and masking will all be covered.

Terms Taught

Winter 2022



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