Department of Theatre

Andrew Johns

Technical Director/Production Manager
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Office Location

Russell Hall



Academic Degrees

  • MFA Technical Production, University of Delaware


Andrew holds MFA in Technical Production from The University of Delaware. He had started his professional career as a Staff Carpenter at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre. After serving as a Technical Director at Kenyon College for six years, he started at Denison in the Fall of 2001 as the Technical Director for the Theatre Department. He has also designed Lighting and Sound for various productions and provided support for Denison’s Music and Dance Departments. He has taught Stagecraft for Lighting, Scenery, and Sound production.

Andrew has also worked for Wolf Trap Opera Company, Brevard Music Center, Illinois Shakespearean Festival, Utah Shakespearean Festival, Weathervane Playhouse, Actor’s Theatre of Columbus, MTVArts, The Bruce Jacklin Company, Available Light Theatre, and The Central Ohio Youth Ballet In 2018 he was named the Technical Director for the Michael D. Eisner Center for the Performing Arts at Denison, providing support for the Theatre, Music, and Dance Departments in 6 performance spaces. The Eisner Center opened in the Fall of 2019. Andrew was an integral member of the Denison design team and helped to coordinate the construction, implementation, and commissioning of all Technical Performance elements within the Center.

He is a member of The United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT).