M.F.A., Yale University
B.A., Whitworth College
Nate has spent over 15 years teaching and serving as a Technical Director in a small liberal arts setting. Prior to coming to Whitman, Nate served as the resident scenic and lighting designer at LaGrange College. Show credits of note while at LC include Sweeney Todd, Metamorphoses, Smokey Joe's Café, Little Shop of Horrors, The Maids, The 39 Steps, and The Cherry Orchard. Nate also freelanced as a Technical Director and Scenic Designer in South Atlanta, GA. Show credits include: Love Letters, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Spitfire Grill, and Smoke on the Mountain. In addition to theatrical work, Nate worked with the Hills and Dales Estate designing and constructing flower show exhibits for the Southeastern Flower Show of Atlanta. At Whitman, Nate has focused his energy on streamlining production processes at Harper Joy, upgrading its scene shop and expanding technical course offerings. In his spare time Nate is an avid wood worker and gardener, although those take a back seat to his wife Laura and son Asher.