Resume

Matt Hazard is a freelance lighting designer who is currently on staff managing the lighting studio at The Ohio State University Department of Theatre. His recent projects include serving as the lighting director for the Harmony Project concerts at the Ohio Theatre, lighting design for Kenyon College’s Fall Dance Concert, and lighting design for La Traviata with Opera Columbus. He is currently working on the Opera Columbus version of Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio. Matt has designed numerous Department of Theatre and School of Music productions at Ohio State and several musicals for area high school productions. Matt earned his BA in Theatre and his MFA in Design at Ohio State and has taught and developed classes in the Department of Theatre. He is also an ETCP Certified Entertainment Electrician and a member of IATSE Local 12.



MATTHEW J. HAZARD

24 W. Kenworth Rd.
Columbus, OH 43214
614.354.1089
mjhazard@gmail.com

LIGHTING DESIGNS

Production
Mission: Seraglio
Fall Dance Concert
I Still Have Joy
Cheaper by the Dozen
La Traviata
Catch Me If You Can
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Let Your Voice Be Loud
Scrap Heap
Bus Stop
All Together Now
Wedding Singer
As You Like It
In Here Out There
Full Monty (co-design)
In the Heights
As You Like It
Les Miserables
The Nutcracker
Falstaff
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
Hamlet
Eurydice
Shipwrecked: The Amazing…
Faramondo
Palmer Park
The Woman in Black
The Marriage of Figaro
Noises Off
Letters Home: Voices from Iraq
Labyrinth of Desire
The Magic Flute
English Therapy
The Woman in Black
La Calisto
Elixir of Love
Coronation of Poppea
Cowboy Mouth
Ghost Stories of the Blacksmith Curse
Rock and Roles Shakespeare
Company
Opera Columbus
Kenyon College Theatre & Dance
Harmony Project
Pickerington North HS
Opera Columbus
Pickerington North HS
OSU Department of Theatre
Harmony Project
Kevin McClatchy
Pickerington North HS
Harmony Project
Pickerington North HS
OSU Department of Theatre
OSU Department of Theatre
Otterbein University
Upper Arlington Vocal Music
OSU Department of Theatre
Upper Arlington Vocal Music
Columbus Youth Ballet
OSU School of Music
OSU Department of Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Company
OSU Department of Theatre
Whistling in the Dark
OSU School of Music
OSU Department of Theatre
Whistling in the Dark
OSU School of Music
OSU Department of Theatre
OSU Department of Theatre
OSU Department of Theatre
OSU School of Music
OSU Department of Theatre
Upper Arlington HS Theatre Arts
OSU School of Music
OSU School of Music
OSU School of Music
OSU Department of Theatre
OSU Department of Theatre
OSU Department of Theatre
Venue
Southern Theatre
Hill Theatre
Ohio Theatre
Performing Arts Center
Southern Theatre
Performing Arts Center
Lincoln Theatre
Ohio Theatre
Bowen Theatre
Performing Arts Center
Ohio Theatre
Performing Arts Center
Lincoln Theater
Bowen Theatre
Fritsche Theatre
UAHS Auditorium
Lincoln Theatre
UAHS Auditorium
Thurber Theatre
Mershon Auditorium
Bowen Theatre
Van Fleet Theatre
Bowen Theatre
Green Room Theatre
Southern Theatre
Bowen TheatreMo Ryan
Shedd Theatre
Mershon Auditorium
Thurber Theatre
Theatro Technis
Bowen Theatre
Thurber Theatre
Studio Theatre
Little Theatre
Thurber Theatre
Mershon Auditorium
Thurber Theatre
Studio Theatre
Studio One @ Riffe Center
Studio Theatre
Director
Michael Cavanagh
Balinda Craig-Quijada
David Brown
Allen DeCarlo
Mary Birnbaum
Allen DeCarlo
Melissa Lee
David Brown
Jeanine Thompson
Allen DeCarlo
David Brown
Allen DeCarlo
Mo Ryan
Mo Ryan
David Caldwell
Eric Kaufmann
Mo Ryan
Eric Kaufmann
Sharon Daye
A. Scott Parry
Jimmy Bohr
Tarell Alvin McCraney
Beth Kattelman
Kal Poole
Peter Kozma
Mo Ryan
Dwayne Blackaller
Peter Kozma
Mo Ryan
Jimmy Bohr
Jimmy Bohr
Peter Kozma
Nick Dekker
Kal Poole
Peter Kozma
Peter Kozma
Karen Coe Miller
Blair Wing
Anthony Hill
Beth Dekker
Year
2017
2016
2016
2016
2016
2016
2016
2015
2015
2015
2015
2015
2014
2014
2014
2014
2014
2013
2007-13
2012
2011
2011
2011
2010
2010
2009
2009
2009
2008
2008
2008
2008
2007
2007
2007
2007
2006
2005
2004
2004

LIGHTING PROGRAMMING

Production
La Boheme
Armide
La Voix Humane & Pagliacci
The Marriage of Figaro
Company
Opera Columbus
Opera Columbus
Opera Columbus
Opera Columbus
Venue
Southern Theatre
Southern Theatre
Southern Theatre
Southern Theatre
Lighting Designer
Christopher J. Frey
Christopher Popowich
Christopher Popowich
Christopher Popowich
Year
2016
2015
2015
2015

CURRENT POSITION
-Lighting Studio Manager/Rental Coordinator, Department of Theatre, The Ohio State University

WORK EXPERIENCE
-Lighting Studio Manager/Rental Coordinator, Ohio State, August 2000 – present
-HVAC Assistant, Battelle, 2000
-Russian Linguist, USMC, 1995 to 1999

EDUCATION
-MFA Design, The Ohio State University, 2011
-ETCP Certified Entertainment Electrician, 2009
-BA, The Ohio State University, 2000
-Russian Language Training, Defense Language Institute, Monterey, CA 1996
-General Studies, Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, OH, 1990

SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Proficient with ETC Eos, Gio, Ion, Element, Express, Obsession, Strand 520, and Hog 3 consoles
-Proficient with intelligent lighting accessories such as color scrollers, rotators, and moving mirrors
-Proficient with moving lights and LED fixtures
-Proficient with AutoCAD, LD Assistant, Photoshop CS, MS Office, Lightwright
-Working knowledge of Vectorworks, Dreamweaver, Flash, Corel Painter, Poser, ETC Networks
-Manage purchasing for 90% of Departmental lighting budgets (Seasonal and Production)
-Manage rentals of a 600 seat proscenium theatre and 250 seat black box theatre
-Hire, schedule, coordinate crews for all events in the above spaces
-Consulted on facilities and outfitting of new Student Union at Ohio State
-Working knowledge of Russian language

REFERENCES
Available on request

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Contact Information: 614.354.1089 | mjhazard@gmail.com