Resume Sample - Theatre

Desmond Crier

Street Address, City, State, Zip Code, Phone Number, Email Address


Bachelor of Arts in theatre studies with emphasis in directing and arts management, Month Year

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 


  • The Baltimore Waltz, Director, York Arena Theatre
  • Goodman James, Director, The Epic Theatre
  • Stop Kiss, Director, York Arena Theatre
  • Props, Director, York Arena Theatre
  • New Play Project (10 workshop production), Director, York Arena Theatre
  • Hawaii, Director, What Ado Theatre
  • Waiting For Godot, Director, York Arena Theatre
  • Dog Sees God, Director, York Arena Theatre

Related Production Work

  • New Play Project (Hi’s JobGone Crazy), Playwright, York Arena Theatre
  • Little Shop of Horrors, Audrey II Puppeteer (pods 1-4), Center Stage Theatre
  • Tambourines to Glory, Technician and Scenic Painter, Shaw Theatre
  • Carousel, Properties Technician, Shaw Theatre
  • Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, Scenic Painter, Williams Theatre
  • Good Death (Tectonic Theatre Project), Properties Technician, Williams Theatre

Work Experience

The University Theatre, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, Month Year-Month Year
Arts Management Assistant, Month Year-Month Year
  • Managed all print publications and online marketing
Marketing Assistant, Month Year-Month Year
  • Collaborated on the development of the Year-Year season; solicited season sponsors and reception sponsors
House Manager, Month Year-Month Year
  • Managed house staff; ensured patron safety; maintained a clean theatre space; hosted patrons within three different locations
Box Office Associate, Month Year-Month Year
• Provided customer service; sold season subscriptions and single-ticket purchases

Other Relevant Experience

Artist Success Initiate (Department of Theatre, Western Michigan University), Year

  • Coordinated events for the purpose of promoting artist entrepreneurialism

Puppeteers at Western Michigan University, Year-Year

  • Led weekly meetings teaching students techniques on puppetry performance and construction


  • Handspring Theatre Company Workshop (Warhorse), Year
  • Directing Intensive Workshop with David Alpert, Year

Special Skills

Puppeteer, photography (Nikon D90), Adobe Photoshop CS5, Adobe InDesign, TyTix Ticketing Software

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