Carly Altberg - Live Performance Designer

Carly Altberg specializes in Lighting and Set design for live performances. 

As a recent graduate from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada Carly Altberg has worked on a wide variety of theatre, concert and film productions in Southern Ontario. 

Often working as an assistant on larger productions in the past, she excels at digital drafting of sets and lighting plots. 

She also works as a production manager for theatre. In the past, she has managed teams of over one hundred people. 

With a background in impressionist painting and installation art, Carly enjoys painting, photography and has recently taken up fashion design as a hobbie. 

Carly is passionate about bringing ideas to life, and is creative with small and large budgets alike. 

Carly Altberg is currently working towards an MFA in Scenography at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London, England where she currently resides. Her academic work takes a focus in Atmospheres and Accessibility - how design can bring the arts to Neurodiverse communities.  A case study can be found in Undergraduate Research in Theatre (Routledge, 2020).

 Curriculum Vitae

Currently working towards MFA Scenography at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Bachelor of Arts Honours in Drama, Queen's University, 2020 – Kingston, Ontario

Specializing in Technical Production and Design

Certificate in Fine Art - Painting and Installation Art - Arts Westmount - Westmount Collegiate Institute - Thornhill, Ontario.

Programs: AutoCAD, QCAD, SketchUp, Vectorworks, Lightwright, Microsoft Office, QLab, Adobe Photoshop

Emergency First Aid and CPR + C Certified

ETC Level 3 Certification

Performance Design

  • The Drowsy Chaperone (Dir. Tim Fort) - Set Design - Dan School of Drama and Music - Rotunda Theatre - 2019

  • Next to Normal (Dir. Phillip Akin)  - Assistant Lighting Designer to Steve Lucas – Mirvish Productions/Musical Stage Company - 2019

  • Bloom (Dir. Kim Blackwell)- Assistant Costume Designer (Des. Meredith Hubbard) –4th Line Theatre– 2019

  • Shakespeare’s Criminal (Dir. Sky Gilbert)- Associate Lighting Designer (Des. Steve Lucas) – Factory Theatre – 2019

  • Birds (Dir. Craig Walker) - Co-Set Designer (Des. Mark Hunt) - Dan School of Drama and Music - Rotunda Theatre - 2018

  • Rhinoceros in Love – Yu Theatre Society - IBCPA Studio Theatre – 2018

  • Missed Connections - Dan Studio Series – IBCPA Studio Theatre – 2018

  • Scratch - 5th Company Lane - IBCPA Studio Theatre – 2018

  • Bent - Flesh and Blood Productions - The Baby Grand Theatre - 2017

  • How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - Queen's Musical Theatre - Rotunda Theatre – 2017

  • Veiled - Dan Studio Series - Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts Studio Theatre - 2017

  • Baba - Dan Studio Series - Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts Studio Theatre - - 2017

  • Musings - Drama Studio Series - IBCPA Studio Theatre - 2017

  • Gravity and the Golden Thread - Drama Studio Series - IBCPA Studio Theatre - 2016

Technical Theatre and Live Events Experience

  • Dan School of Drama and Music – Production Manager – Kingston, Ontario – 2019-2020

  • Nasco Staffing Solutions - Lighting and Sound Technician - Rogers Centre, Budweiser Stage - Toronto, Ontario – 2018 – 2019

  • Theatre Kingston - Assistant Stage Manager - Butcher (Dir. Kathryn Mckay) - The Baby Grand Theatre - Kingston, Ontario - 2018

  • City of Mississauga - Assistant Production/Stage Manager - Bollywood Monster Mashup - Mississauga Celebration Square - 2017 & 2018

  • Theatre Kingston - Assistant Production Manager - Concord Floral (Dir. Greg Wanless) - Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts (IBCPA) Studio Theatre - Kingston, Ontario - 2017

  • Theatre Kingston - Lighting and Sound Technician - Armstrong's War (Dir. Craig Walker) - The Baby Grand Theatre - Kingston, Ontario - 2018​

  • Queen's Musical Theatre - Production Manager - Fun Home - Rotunda Theatre - Kingston, Ontario - 2019

  • 5th Company Lane - Production Manager - The Sweater Series - Rotunda Theatre - Kingston, Ontario, 2018​

General Work Experience

  • Operator and Help Desk Supervisor – Queen’s University IT Support Centre – 2016-2019

  • Camp Walden – Counsellor and Lifeguard – Summer 2015, 2016

 

 

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