Biography: Chad is a musician, songwriter, theatre practitioner and educator (Roundabout Theatre, Wagner College and Borough of Manhattan Community College). Chad was the TD and Instructor of Stagecraft and Directing at Oglethorpe University, Atlanta and the Technical Director for the University of South Carolina Upstate. Chad worked for 7 Stages as Assistant Technical Director and Assistant Director to Joseph Chaikin. He also served as Assistant Director for Theatrical Outfit and Master Electrician for Stuffed Puppet Theatre from Amsterdam. He has performed at the New York Fringe Festival as well as directed and co-written several world premiers. For several years Chad led the house band at Dad’s Garage Theatre Company. Directorial credits include: Stake Out at Godot’s, Darky Trapped Like Dark Rats, Stella Goes to Hell, The Shape of Things, The Physicist’s, The Oddessey of Mosdesty Forth, Counting the Ways, The Falling Sickness, The Crawlers, Voice of the Prarrie, Be Creative, or Incressing the Gerbils, True West, Cabaret, Waiting for Godot, and Suburbia.
Chad is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with his B.A. in English, Philosophy and Theatre. He attended the Professional Directors Training Program at Ohio University and recently completed his M.F.A. From 2007-2008 Chad was on the production team for the Metropolitan Opera and NY Philharmonic’s Parks Tours. He also freelances as a theatre maker in NYC. tribecahandyman.com
Courses Taught: Public Speaking, Theatre Appreciation