Director: Ty Hewitt
Scenic Designer: Daniel Glen Carlgren
Assistant Scenic Designer: Adi Davis
Costume Designer: Colleen Alexis Metzger
Lighting Designer: Daniel J. Anteau
Sound Designer: Katie O’Loughlin
Technical Director: Daniel Glen Carlgren
Assistant Technical Director: Chris Evans
Production Manager: Daniel J. Anteau
Props Designer: Ray Leonard
Assistant Director/Dramaturg: Josh Evans
Choreography: Taylor Hicks
Additional Choreography: Shelley Virginia Hewitt
Ty Hewitt (Director) was born and raised in Ketchikan, Alaska, and has worked as an actor,
director, teacher and fight choreographer for productions in the Pacific Northwest
and around the country. Theatre credits include Profile Theatre’s (Portland, OR) Sam
Shepard season, playing Vince in Buried Child, the Speaker in Tongues and as a guest
lecturer on the nature of violence in Shepard’s plays. Other Portland theatre credits
include The Scene at Portland Playhouse and On The Table with the Sojourn Theatre.
Ty performed in deCOMPOSITION, a theatre piece which he co-wrote, in Seattle and NYC.
New York credits include Opus D’Amour at Theatre Lab, Babel Tower with Round Table
Ensemble and Orsino in Aquila Theatre’s Twelfth Night at Lincoln Center. Ty has a
BFA from Southern Oregon University and an MFA from UMKC.
Daniel Glen Carlgren (Scenic Designer and Technical Director) is currently the faculty scenic designer,
projection designer, and technical director at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
He received his BFA from Southern Oregon University in 2001 and his MFA from University
of Oregon in 2012. Daniel’s recent credits include scenic and projection design, and
technical direction for 44 Plays for 44 Presidents, Night of the Iguana, SPAMalot,
Twelfth Night, and many others. 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 has worked as a scenery,
staging and rigging specialist in the entertainment industry for many years.
Colleen Metzger (Costume Designer) has worked all across the country. She has designed for the Barter
Theatre in Virginia, Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan, The New London Barn
Playhouse in New Hampshire, CATco and The Human Race Theatre Company in Ohio, Riverside
Theatre in Iowa, and the Mad Horse Theatre Company in Maine. Colleen has also run
wardrobe at the Glimmerglass Opera, worked as costume technician at the Hangar Theatre,
Portland Stage Company, and the Chautauqua Opera, and has worked as a crafts artisan
for the Santa Fe Opera.
Daniel J. Anteau (Production Manager) received a B.A. from the University of Alaska Anchorage and
his MFA from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in Lighting Design. He
now serves as department chair, professor in design and technical director for the
dance program. Professionally, Daniel’s lighting designs have been seen across Alaska
& Hawaii, to New York City, and internationally to Africa. For the past 5 summers
Daniel served as technical director for Trollwood Performing Arts School in Moorhead,
MN. In Hawaii, Daniel continues to stay active as lighting designer working with Manoa
Valley Theatre on their January production.
Josh Evans (Assistant Director/Dramaturg) is a Senior Theatre Major here at UAA. He is originally
from Salt Lake City, Utah and is currently the president of the Wolfpack Theatre Club,
having been president for the past two years. He has worked on a number of productions
for the club, most notably serving as director for the production of Doubt last year.
Katie O’Loughlin (Sound Designer) is a Theatre Minor with a Technical and Dance emphasis in her Junior
year. She has sound designed for the UAA productions of Night of the Iguana and Rosencrantz
and Guildenstern are Dead. She has also participated as a dancer in New Dances 2014,
New Dances 2016, and UAA Dance in Performance. She aspires to combine her love for
dance with the skills she’s gaining as a technical Theatre Major to produce dance
concerts. She would like to achieve a Master’s Degree and one day teach at a University