Zak Stevenson has more than 20 years of experience in the field of technical production. He has provided technical direction and taught technical theatre courses at Southern Utah University, UNC Greensboro and Alma College (Alma, Mich.). Professionally, he has worked for numerous companies, including the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival and ten seasons at the Utah Shakespeare Festival.
Zak is a member of the U.S. Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) and has served on panels for the national conference and presentations for the southeast region master classes. He served as the technical coordinator for Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festivals in 2007 and 2008, as well as establishing guidelines for the first region VIII award for Student Technical Director in 2007.
- International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), Local 635 (Winston-Salem, N.C.); served as call steward for Local 274 (Lansing, Mich.) and Local 635
- ETCP certified rigger (arena); actively rigs with Locals 635 and 574 (Greensboro, N.C.) and Local 322 (Charlotte, N.C.)
- American Welding Society (AWS)
- American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
M.F.A.UNC School of the Arts
B.F.A.Central Michigan University