Dan Carlgren

Daniel Carlgren

Assistant Professor
Department of Theatre & Dance
ARTS 325

(907) 786-1516


  • M.F.A., University of Oregon, 2012
  • M.F.A. (candidate), Pennsylvania State University, 2007
  • B.F.A., Southern Oregon University, 2001


Daniel Glen Carlgren is currently the Faculty Scenic Designer, Projection Designer, and Technical Director at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Southern Oregon University in 2001 and his Master of Fine Arts from University of Oregon in 2012. Daniel's recent credits include Scenic Design, Projection Design, and Technical Director for Hot n Throbbing, SPAMalot, Sense and Sensibility, When You Comin' Back Red Ryder, Night of the Iguana, and Big River. Daniel has also worked on the automation for Julie Taymor's Grendal and Wagner's Ring Cycle for the Los Angeles Opera and Disney's Aladdin at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, Washington. Daniel worked at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival as a Scenic Carpenter for 4 seasons and has worked as a scenery, staging and rigging specialist in the entertainment industry for many years. Daniel's research is in scenic design, projection design, technical production, and automation with an emphasis on sustainability and safety.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Stagecraft
  • Advanced Theatre Technology
  • Theatre Sound Design
  • Sound Engineering
  • Scenic Painting
  • Scenic Design I and II
  • Properties Design and Construction
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