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Faculty and Staff

Kevin D. Gawley

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts

M.F.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.B.A., DePaul University
B.F.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Academic Areas: scenic and lighting design, stagecraft.

Mr. Kevin D. Gawley
187 Haas Fine Arts Center
Music & Theatre Arts Department
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004

Phone: 715/836-5613

Kevin Gawley joined the faculty of UW-Eau Claire in the fall of 2006. As an associate professor of theatre in the Department of Music and Theatre Arts and teaches courses in scenic and lighting design and stagecraft. He holds a Master of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.B.A. from DePaul University.

Kevin has also worked as a freelance lighting/scenic designer in Chicago where his work continues to appear on stages including Lifeline Theatre where he won the Jeff Citation for his design of Jane Eyre, the After Dark Award for his design of Strong Poison, and has been an ensemble member since 2001. His work also appeared in numerous productions at the Organic, Porchlight, Theatre on the Lake, Metropolis, StoreFront, Loyola University Chicago, Revels Chicago, Midwest Jewish and at the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival theatres. Kevin previously taught at Loyola University Chicago and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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  • THEA 121 Stagecraft
  • THEA 172 Scenic Construction Crew
  • THEA 173 Light/Sound Board Operator
  • THEA 321 Scenic Design
  • THEA 327 Lighting Design
  • THEA 372 Assistant Scenic Design/Assistant Technical Design
  • THEA 373 Assistant Lighting Design