Vargas to set the scene through lecture on scenic design

Annette Vargas, Assistant Professor of Theatre, will discuss the intersection of scenic design in various fields in the Spring 2016 Artist Lecture Series Invited Faculty Lecture. Her address, entitled “Creating Imagined Spaces: Scenic Design in Theatre, Film & Special Events,” is scheduled for Friday, March 11 at 10 a.m. in French Memorial Chapel (800 N. Turner Ave.) The event is free and open to the public.

Each spring, Hastings College students select two faculty members to present campus-wide lectures on the professors’ topics of choice during the next academic year. To be selected is considered an honor by the faculty. In Fall 2015, Dr. Laura Logan, Assistant Professor of Sociology, presented an Artist Lecture Series Invited Faculty Lecture on her street harassment research.

Bio for Annette Vargas

Annette comes to Hastings from Chicago, Illinois, and Miami, Florida. She has an MFA in Theatrical Design, with a concentration in Scenic and Lighting Design from the Pennsylvania State University and a BFA in Theatre Design and a minor in Music Performance from the University of South Florida. She has worked professionally as a scenic and lighting designer, scenic artist and props master in both theatre and film. Design credits include: Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Village Players in Chicago, The Side Project Theatre in Chicago, and Partizen Entertainment on a series of TV commercials.

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