Zachary Stevenson

Alumnus 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—and at UNCSA since 2008. Professionally, he has worked for numerous companies including the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival and the Utah Shakespeare Festival.


  • Technical director for the Utah Shakespeare Festival, 2004-12
  • Technical coordinator for Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festivals, 2007 and 2008
  • Established guidelines for the first region VIII award for Student Technical Director, 2007

Awards, Recognitions and Honors

  • UNCSA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2017


  • 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. Technical DirectionUNC School of the Arts

B.F.A. DirectingCentral Michigan University