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Alban F. Varnado

ALBAN F. VARNADO, of Baton Rouge, La., is serving his first season at Festival Lighting Director. He gained his B.A*, M.A., and Ph.D. in Speech and Drama at Louisiana State University, and is currently Associate Director and Assistant Professor of Speech at University Theatre, University of Kansas City. His directing experience includes a season at the Baton Rouge Civic Theatre staging Claudia, The Male Animal, and other shows, together with several productions to his credit at Kansas City University, including Much Ado About Nothing, Teahouse of the August Moony and Darkness at Noon. In stage lighting he has worked two seasons at Kansas City's Starlight Theatre and lighted several dramas and operas at L.S.U.

contributor information not available — Added 2008-11-14

Credited as production or crew

  1. King Lear (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Lighting Designer
  2. Merchant of Venice (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Lighting Designer
  3. Much Ado About Nothing (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Lighting Designer

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