Kevin Knodl


Recent Resume


College of St. Benedict / St John’s University - Fine Arts Programming

               Director of Operations                                                                                                            Summer 2014 - Present

               Production Manager                                                                          Fall 2007 – Summer 2014

               Technical Director – Benedicta Arts Center                         Fall 2007

University of Pittsburgh Theatre Arts Department

               Shop Supervisor / Master Electrician                                  Various Productions                             Fall 2004 ~Spring 2006

·        Worked with the Technical Director to supervise and instruct students in the scene shop.

·        Directly supervised the Lighting and Sound Department – (Materials Ordering, Labor Scheduling, Equipment Maintenance)

·        Dealt with Video Projection, Moving Lights, Indoor Pyrotechnics, and  Rigging. 

·        Responsible for over $100k of new equipment (Video/Lighting/Sound) purchases for the Department.

               Auditorium Supervisor (Alumni Hall) – College of Fine Arts                                                              Fall 2004 – Spring 2006

               Instructor                                                                           Introduction to Stagecraft                     Fall 2005

Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre        

               Master Electrician                                                              Various Productions                             Summer 2005

               Rigger                                                                                James Joyce’s The Dead                     Winter 2004

Troupe America, Minneapolis, MN

               Technical Director / Shop Supervisor                                  Various Productions                             Summer 1998 ~Fall 2004

               Touring Technical Director                                                 3 National Tours                                  Winter 1999 ~Winter 2000

               Production Stage Manager                                                 Various Productions                             Summer 1998 ~Fall 2004

Stagewest Entertainment, Minneapolis, MN

               Technical Director                                                              The Medora Musical                           Summers 1998 ~ 2006

Norcostco Theatrical Supply, Minneapolis, MN

               Installer                                                                              Various Rigging And Electrical Projects             Fall 2001

University of Texas at Austin

               Teaching Assistant / Electrics Crew Head                           Various Productions                             Fall 1996 ~Spring 1997

Master Electrician                                                              Killing Game                                        Fall 1996


University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Bachelors of Arts, Theatre Arts - Design and Production - May 1995

Minor: Computer Science / Participant in the Literature and Theatre in London program Spring 1995

University of Texas at Austin                                                                                                         

Candidate Masters of Fine Arts, Theatrical Design - Lighting - 1996-1997


Arc and MIG Welding (Steel & Aluminum), CAD Drafting (Vectorworks & Autocad), Stage Rigging, ETC System Initialization Training, ETC and Strand Console Programming, Moving Lights, Video Projection, RC Circuiting, Sound Recording and Editing, Computers: Windows, Mac, Unix,


Member: United States Institute of Theatre Technicians