Gary Sivak

Gary Sivak
Gary Sivak
Technical Director, Designer, Assistant Professor,
Performing Arts

Meet Gary Sivak

OF NOTE:
Instructs students in the Theatre Department on lighting, sound, carpentry, video, music and 3D modeling. Leads technical design and execution approximately 6 shows per academic year.

KNOWN FOR:
Sparking interest within students who may have never experienced the magic of live theatre.

POPULAR QUOTE:
“I rule my food group.”

Examples of the classes taught by Gary Sivak:
  • Intro to Stagecraft (TA-110)
  • Intro to Lighting Design (TA-210)
  • Intro to Set Design (TA-310)

B.F.A, Theatre Arts, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

  • Supervised Oetgen Scholarship students with set building
  • Supervised Oetgen Scholarship students with running crew duties
  • Supervised Oetgen Scholarship students with lighting plot
  • Supervised Participants in the 24 Hour Play Project
  • Coordinated with the Admissions department on all Accepted students day events
  • Ran Numerous lectures in the Haid theatre in between productions
  • Best Sound Design 1992 Creative Loafing
  • Best Sound Design Nomination 1994 Creative Loafing
  • Best Sound Design Award 2002 Creative Loafing
  • Best Sound Design 2003-2004 Metrolina Theatre Association
  • Best Sound Design 2004-2005 Metrolina Theatre Association
  • Best Sound Design Award MTA Comedy 2005-2006
  • Best Sound Design Award MTA Drama 2005-2006
  • Best Sound Design Award MTA Musical 2007-2008
  • Best Video Design Award MTA Drama 2011
  • Best Lighting Design Nomination MTA “Spamalot” Summer 2013

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