Curtis Scott Dunn

696 Filmore Road

Pittsburgh PA 15221

(412) 871-5426 home  (732) 806-0160 cell

curtsdunn@gmail.com

 

 

Professional Experience

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh PA

October 2015-Present – Director of Production

Department head in charge of all shop, stage, and touring operations
Member of Senior Staff – in cooperation with other senior staff, executive and artistic directors and board, established overall direction of organization
Re-evaluated existing production inventory, directed acquisition and build of new ballet productions, and led associated scenic and costume rental business, negotiated acquisition of new warehousing space

 

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

 August 2008 – September 2015 – Administrator of the Center for Cultural Analysis, Rutgers British Studies Center, Rutgers English Diversity Institute, and Rutgers Seminar in the History of the Book

Originated and led administrative development of two new programs – the Rutgers British Studies Center, and the Rutgers English Diversity Institute.

 

Design One Corporation, New York City
February 2005 – July 2008 – Vice President of Operations

Responsible for all event production, architectural operations, finance activity, and day-to-day management of a nationally known lighting design firm

Eos Orchestra, New York City

May 1998 – February 2005 – Managing Director, (promoted from Acting General Manager, promoted from Production Manager)

 

Everett Studios, Armonk, New York
October 1998 – Present:  Production Manager and Event Director

Clients included 1998-2004 Heineken USA national and local distributor meetings, Pepsico, the 2004 Latin Advertising Awards, and the 2011 Pernod Ricard National Meeting

 

Theatrical Systems Services LLC, Valhalla, NY
April 1996-May 2001 — Founding Partner 

 

The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, State Univ. of NY
July 1993-August 1998 – Production Manager

 

Trump’s Castle, Atlantic City, New Jersey

March 1992-April 1993 — Restaurant Manager

  

Specific Skills

WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite 6 and CC, MS Office, Quickbooks Pro, Connected 5 Accounting, Oracle Business E-Suite, VectorWorks Spotlight, Final Cut Pro, various lighting control systems including ETC, Grand MA, and Vantage Controls, live audio reinforcement and recording, video projection technologies, labor negotiation, space rental negotiation and contracting, artist and designer contract preparation, project bid preparation and oversight, catering and event planning, photography and graphic design

  

Related Affiliations

Former Member URA-AFT

Former Member IATSE Local 499 – Poughkeepsie, NY

CT Certified EMT-Intermediate (expired)

Former Board Treasurer and current founding member of La Strada Ensemble Theater, Asbury Park NJ

 

Other Skills

Martial Arts Student – Black Belt 2nd Degree in TaeKwonDo

Portrait and performing arts photographer 

Performance Credits

Reunited (film) La Strada Ensemble Films, as John Smith

Chance  La Strada Ensemble Theater, as Ensemble Member

Jello Shots in the Dark  La Strada Ensemble Theater, as Ensemble Member

Whodunnit?  Arnold Theater Company, as Andreas Capodistriou/Gerry Marshall

Romeo and Juliet  Arnold Theater Company, as Benvolio/Balthazar

Jesus Christ Superstar  Arnold Theater Company, as Ensemble

Norman, Is That You?  Kobe Dinner Theater, as Norman Chambers

The Fantasticks  Arnold Theater Company, as The Mute

Plays

Love Doesn’t Die ©2014

World Premiere by La Strada Ensemble Theater as part of the Chance festival in Asbury Park NJ (February 2015) and New York City NY (March 2015)

Gifts ©2015

World Premiere by La Strada Ensemble Theater

The Things we do for Love ©2016

World Premiere by La Strada Ensemble Theater

A Walk in the Woods ©2018

        World Premiere by Las Strada Ensemble Theater