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Shannon Zura

Assistant Professor of Theatre

Office

Russell Hall, Gorham Campus

Office Hours Fall 2013

By Appointment

Contact Information

Phone: 12077805192

Shannon Zura is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at the University of Southern Maine.  She teaches sound design, lighting design, and production management, among other courses.  She also serves as the Master Electrician and Audio Engineer for the Department of Theatre.  Shannon works professionally as a lighting, sound, and scenic designer and is the Production manager for PORTopera.  Her research interests include digital multimedia design and “architainment” (theatre practice founded on the intersections of art, architecture, and entertainment design).  Shannon holds an M.F.A. from Temple University.

Research Interests

Lighting, Robotics, Architainment, Live Visualization and Projection, Most Things Digital

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