Bland M. Wade Jr.

Associate Dean, Stage PropertiesSchool of Design and Production

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Bland Wade

Associate Dean Bland Wade teaches Stage Properties in the School of Design & Production. In the classroom, he creates a balance that allows him to guide students through their learning process and to be a supportive advisor in their journey. He provides any student willing to learn the tools and skills they will need to take possession of their education.

The insights, attitudes and skills developed at this stage are the template for the rest of their career in a demanding and rewarding profession.

Bland Wade

Career Highlights

  • Created and established the first major course of study in Stage Properties at UNCSA
  • Property Director of the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, 1980-87
  • Production Designer for the Vantage/RJR Reynolds Golf Tournament, Senior PGA, 1991-2002
  • Property Artisan, Actors Theatre of Louisville, 1981
  • Property Director, Heritage Repertory Theatre, University of Virginia, 1978-80

Awards, Recognitions and Honors

  • UNCSA Excellence in Teaching Award


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