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Carl Bronsdon

Carl has been a scenic and costume designer for professional and educational theatre companies in the Seattle area for many years, designing and constructing productions for companies such as Seattle Symphony, The Bathhouse Theater, The Gilbert and Sullivan Society, Seattle Musical Theatre, Shoreline Community College, and Bellevue College, among others Carl is an accomplished miniaturist, […]

L.B. Morse

L.B. Morse is a lighting, scenic, and multimedia designer for the performing and cultural arts, and is a proud member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829. Regionally he has designed for Seattle Rep, 5th Avenue Theatre, ACT Theatre, Village Theatre, Intiman, Seattle Children’s Theater, Strawberry Theatre Workshop, Seattle Shakespeare Company, and On the Boards, among […]

Rachel Brinn

Rachel Brinn is the department coordinator for the Art, Performance Production, and Theater departments at Cornish College of the Arts.

Melanie Burgess

Melanie Burgess is a Seattle-based costume designer and a member of USA Local 829. She has designed costumes for over 170 productions for the Seattle Opera Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle Repertory Theatre, 5th Avenue Theatre, ACT, Intiman Theatre, the Village Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Seattle Shakespeare Company, New Century Theatre Company, Seattle Theatre Company, Strawberry […]

Matthew Smucker

Matthew Smucker is a designer whose work has appeared in productions at Seattle Repertory Theatre, ACT, 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle Opera, Intiman Theatre, Village Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, New Century Theatre Company, Strawberry Theatre Workshop, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Empty Space, Tacoma Actors Guild, and Youth Theatre Northwest. His production designs have also aappeared nationally at […]

Bret Torbeck

Bret Torbeck joined Cornish College of the Arts with thirty years of experience working as a professional stage manager and as a member of Actors’ Equity Association. Most recently, he was stage manager for Seattle Rep’s Public Works production of The Tempest. Torbeck has worked in regional theaters across the country and on the national […]

Jessica Christensen

Jessica Christensen is a Pacific Northwest native that didn’t know what was in store for her in high school when she began working with her father’s oil paint collection. Her passion for both theater and painting led her to graduate from Cornish College of the Arts in 2013 with a BFA in Theatrical Scenic Design […]

Matthew McCarren

Matthew is a freelance scenographer specializing in designs for black box, thrust and found spaces. Matthew currently serves as the Resident Scenic Designer and Technical Director for Cleveland Opera Theatre, and as the scene shop supervisor and teaching artist for Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA. Nationally, Matt’s designs have been featured at […]