Ethan currently serves as the scene shop supervisor and assistant technical director for the School of Theatre and Dance.
Prior to coming to NIU, Ethan was the staff technical director and house designer for the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center which hosted a range of clients such as the Boston Brass, The Zombies, Jesse Cook, Timber!, Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy, the Anderson Ponty Band, Steve Hackett, the Hot Club of San Francisco, Six Appeal, the Milwaukee Children’s Choir, the Dana Leong Trio, Jackie Kashian, and Tommy Emmanuel.
Ethan earned his BFA from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point in 2015. While attending UWSP, he worked on and completed various lighting, scenic, and property designs.
Ethan has been a freelance consultant, designer, electrician, and technical director in Wisconsin since 2008 working with companies including the Green Bay Community Theatre, the Madison Theatre Guild, Forward Theatre Company, Four Seasons Theatre, MadCAP, and Children’s Theatre of Madison.
Additionally, Ethan previously served on the Madison Theatre Guild Board of Directors, as well as the Bartell Theatre Foundation Technical Committee.
Scene Shop Supervisor, Assistant Technical Director