Faculty Profile for Mr. Colin Shay

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Mr. Colin Shay
Lecturer — Department of Theatre & Dance
THEA 215B
phone: (512) 245-2147

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Colin is a Lecturer/Technical Director here at Texas State University. Originally from Indianapolis, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Recording Arts from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music as well as a Masters of Fine Arts in Technical Production from Florida State University.Before coming to Texas State, Colin served as the Technical Director at Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre. Additionally, he has held the positions of Technical Director at Creede Repertory Theatre and the Assistant Production Manager at Butler University.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Technical Director, Hair. January 1, 2021 - November 22, 2021.
    Performances:
    • Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance. Harrison Theatre, San Marcos, TX.
  • Technical Director, Spring Awakening. January 1, 2021 - May 1, 2021.
    Performances:
    • Texas State Unviersity Department of Theatre and Dance. Harrison Theatre, San Marcos, Tx.
  • Technical Director, Yellow Inn. January 1, 2021 - May 1, 2021.
    Performances:
    • Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance. Mainstage Theatre, San Marcos Texas.
  • Technical Director, In Arabia We'd All Be Kings. January 1, 2021 - April 1, 2021.
    Performances:
    • Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance. Mainstage Theatre, San Marcos, Tx.
  • Technical Director, Bunco State. September 1, 2020 - February 2021.
    Performances:
    • Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance. Studio Theatre, San Marcos, TX.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Award of Honor, Texas State University. May 1, 2020

Selected Service Activities

Undergraduate Advisor
BFA Technical Production Hours
2019-Present
Participant
Texas State University / Design and Production Meetings
August 26, 2019-Present
Supervisor
Texas State University / TH2330 Labs
August 26, 2019-Present
Participant
Texas State University / Theatre Center Shop Improvements
August 26, 2019-Present
Member
Hiring Committee - Sound Design and Technology
October 1, 2021-Present