Michael S. Kraczek is an assistant professor in design and technology at Brigham Young University, and a freelance lighting designer. His recent design credits include the English language premier of Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy’s The Count of Monte Cristo: A New Musical at BYU and the new audience participation dance production Theatre Engine: FlashMob at Michigan State, St. Olaf College, BYU, and for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August.
Previous to working at BYU in Provo Utah he was the resident lighting designer and programmer at BYU-Idaho where he designed over 100 concert, dance, and special event productions in venues ranging in size from 650 to 15,000 seats. He also worked as a theatre consultant for Harvey Marshall Berling Associates working on the designs for over 25 theatre facilities. Other theatre experience includes teaching high school theatre in Las Vegas and working as a technical director or carpenter on projects such as the world premiere of The Clean House at the Yale Rep and the 2003 revival of Little Shop of Horrors on Broadway.
Michael earned his BA in Theatre Education from Brigham young University and his MFA in Technical Design and Production from the Yale University School of Drama.
Click on the links below to download a resume or curriculum vitae as a PDF.