Wade, John

MFA from The Hilberry Repertory Theatre Graduate Program at Wayne State University.

Chair/ Professor

Department: Theatre Arts
Office: CT 104
Phone: (845) 257-3691

Career History

A theatre historian, he designs lighting and scenery and directs in the departmental main-stage season. His designs have been seen Off-Broadway and in many regional theatres across the country. He has been a distinguished mentor of many designers and performers who have gone on to work in the professional theatre, television and film industries.

Teaching Interests

Design and Technology/Theatre History

Awards, Honors & Recognition

As a playwright, his recent play, Red Masquerade, was recognized for distinguished achievement by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Among his awards for playwriting and design, he is the recipient of the Theatre Crafts International Award for Outstanding Achievement in Theatrical Design and Technology.

Committee Memberships & Professional Organizations

Professor Wade is a member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829