CARTER THOMPSON | SCENIC DESIGN

DESIGN

Scenic Designer

Holiday, Pardoe Theatre (proscenium), BYU, directed by Barta Heiner

      2012

 

Little Eyolf, Margetts Theatre (arena), BYU, directed by Barta Heiner

      2012

 

The Elephant Man, Margetts Theatre (arena), BYU, directed by David Morgan

      2011

 

 

Assistant Designer

 

Jane Austen’s Persuasion, Pardoe Theatre (proscenium), scenic design by Eric Fielding

2011

 

BYU Homecoming Spectacular! With Brian Stokes Mitchell, Marriot Center (televised),

production design by Russell Richins

2011

 

Stage Door, Margetts Theatre (arena), scenic design by Nat Reed

2010

 

 

Craftsperson—Hale Centre Theatre  

Created and constructed scenic elements, costume crafts, and puppets

Worked in set dressing and prop maintenance

2013

Craftsperson—BYU Costume Studio

Worked with designers in creating and maintaing masks, jewelry, and shoes

Research Assistant to Eric Fielding

Assisted in preparing “World Stage Design 1975-1990” © 2012 OISTAT for publication

Performed script breakdowns and compiled research for design projects

2012-2013

 

2011-2012

Carpenter—BYU Film & Theatre Scene Shop

Constructed and painted scenery for theatre, television and opera

 

Teaching/Co-Instructor—BYU TMA 160: Theatre Production 1

Taught fundamentals of scenic design and performance space in a class size of 15-20

2009-2011

 

2010-2011

2010 - present

2010 - present

EDUCATION

Brigham Young University—Provo, Utah

BA in Theatre Arts Studies

Emphasis in Scenic Design

Workshops:

Torsten Blume & Yun-Ju Chen: "Fluidity, spatial concepts of the Bauhaus stage dept."

Eli Kaplan Wildmann: "Light Shining Through, practical exploration of non-digital projections"
 

2013

2012

2012

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

BYU Theatre & Media Arts Outstanding Student Award

Theatre & Media Arts Merit Award Scholarship

O. Lee Walker Award for Excellence in Theatrical Design

Mary-Lou Fulton Grant

2012

2012

2010, 2011

2011

SKILLS

Research, Vectorworks, Strata 3D, Photoshop, watercolor, basic welding, crochet