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Alan McEwen

Clinical Associate Professor, Lighting and Sound Design


BA – Whitman College
MFA – University of Oregon


Alan McEwen joined the School of Theatre and Dance in 2008. Previous work experience includes Whitman College, Idaho Repertory Theatre, Mountain State Theatre, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Wyoming Summer Stock Theatre, and The Columbine Players. Alan has taught in higher education for 20 years, in various duties and capacities, focusing on lighting, sound, stagecraft, and contemporary theatre. Lighting and sound credits include musicals, opera, theatre, dance, and performance art in addition to system consulting, design and installation. Alan received his MFA in lighting from the University of Oregon and is a member of USITT.