IU Student Build Team

Kristen Martino

Kristen Martino is Assistant to the Designer for the USITT 2015 Prague Quadrennial National Exhibit and the Scenic Charge Artist for both the National and Student Exhibits.  She is currently working towards her MFA in Scenic Design at Indiana University. She received her BFA from Shenandoah Conservatory. Kristen has worked with companies including Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Brevard Music Center, and Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre.  www.kristenmartino.com

Sandy Everett

Sandy Everett is the technical director for the USA Student Exhibit.  She is a 2015 graduate of Indiana University with a M.F.A. in Theatre Technology.  She has a B.A. in Drama from Transylvania University.  Previously, she has worked at the U.S. Army’s Roadside Theater in Heidelberg, Germany; Nashville Children’s Theatre; and Indiana Festival Theatre.  www.sandyeverett-technicaldirector.com

Kelsey Nichols

Kelsey Nichols is a second-year costume design M.F.A. studying at Indiana University. She acted as a design assistant for scenery, assistant on props, and fabrics specialist for the 2015 USA National Exhibit and created the many silver throw pillows displayed. Kelsey is originally from Ogden, Utah.

Bradley Shaw

Bradley Shaw is serving as the Assistant Technical Director for the USA’s National Exhibit. Bradley just received his M.F.A in Technical Production from Indiana University in May, he also as has a B.F.A. from the University of Colorado in Stage Technologies. Bradley has worked regionally at Indiana Festival Theater, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and Colorado Shakespeare Festival. Bradley is originally from Denver Colorado. www.bradleyrshaw.com

Katie Gruenhagen

Katie Gruenhagen is a lighting designer and photographer from Colorado, USA. She recently received her M.F.A. in Lighting Design from Indiana University. At Indiana University, she was the lighting designer for nine main stage productions including Romeo and Juliet (award winning design at the 2014 Southeastern Theater Conference) and Into The Woods. For the Prague Quadrennial, she is serving as an electrician and carpenter for the USA National Exhibit and Student Exhibit.  www.katiegruenhagen.com

Carrie Barton

Carrie Barton worked as a carpenter for the National and Student Exhibit. She is a graduate student at Indiana University in lighting design. Originally from Joaquin, Texas, Carrie received her BFA in Design and Technology from Sam Houston State University. Recent lighting designs: for IU Theatre Cloud 9, Pride and Prejudice, and Hammer and Nail. Brown County Playhouse: The Breeze Bends the Grass. Jewish Theatre of Bloomington: Sonia Flew. Texas Repertory Theatre: It’s a Wonderful Life-A Live Radio Play.

 Bridgette Dreher

Bridgette Dreher is a 2016 M.F.A. candidate in Scenic Design at Indiana University. She acted as properties master for both the 2015 USA National and Student exhibits, and as a design assistant and carpenter for the National exhibit. Bridgette is originally from Cape Cod, MA.

 Aaron Bowersox

Aaron Bowersox is a second-year M.F.A. student in Lighting Design at Indiana University with a B.A in technical theatre and design from Susquehanna University. From Pennsylvania, he works as lighting and audio designer. He is excited to work on the Prague Quadrennial as an electrician and a carpenter.