Faculty Profile for Lesley Fairman

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Lesley Fairman
Senior Lecturer — Department of Theatre & Dance
THEA 101
phone: (512) 245-2147

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Lesley Fairman is a Production Manager and Technical Director currently serving as the Director of Production for the Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas State University. Originally from Los Angeles, she has worked across many disciplines of theatre, events, and themed entertainment as a Production Manager, Stage Manager, and Technical Director. Companies she has worked for and with include ZACH Theatre, Center Theatre Group, Opening Act NY, Comedy Central Stage, and The Actors Studio. Projects she has worked on include Universal Studios Hollywood, Hershey Chocolate World, and Warner Brothers World Abu Dhabi. She previously worked and taught at Allegheny College in Meadville, PA. She received her BFA from CalArts in 2011.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Director of Production, The Wolves. November 2023.
  • Director of Production, Rent. November 2023.
  • Director of Production, She Kills Monsters. September 2023.
  • Director of Production, Big Love. April 2023.
  • Director of Production, Pippin. April 2023.

Selected Service Activities

Season Selection Committee
September 2022-Present
Room Access Committee
April 2022-Present
Production Handbook
March 2022-Present
Hiring Stage and Lighting Shop Supervisor
January 2023-May 2023
Hiring Stage Management Lecturer
January 2023-April 2023