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									               A n d r e w                                       R.          C I s s n a
                                                   Master Electrician
Mobile 202.255.1219                               Email: acissna@me.com                         www.andrewcissna.com
Selected Professional Experience:
Master Electrician, Dock St. Theatre, Spoleto Festival – USA Charleston, SC 2010           Production Manager: Rhys Williams
 Responsible for hang and operation of three shows. System including
 3 Mac 2k Perf, 30 color scrollers and 4k HMI units with dousers.
Master Electrician, Memminger Aud, Spoleto Festival – USA Charleston, SC 2009              Production Manager: Rhys Williams
 Responsible for hang and operation of two shows, including American premiere of
 Don John presented by Kneehigh Theatre, Cornwall, England. System including
 6 VL 1000s, 4 VL5Bs, Dataflashes, 10 color scrollers and 208v dimming system.
Master Electrician, Nutcracker, Olney Ballet Theatre – Olney, MD                           Lighting Designer: Martha Mountain
 Responsible for rental package, hang, and focus of show, including 12 CXI scrollers,
 10 Gobo rotators, and 6 ColorBlaze LED striplights
Master Electrician, Blaylok Music Hall Installation – Chevy Chase, MD                     Lighting Designer: Dan Covey
 Responsible for purchasing of entire lighting package and permanent installation,
 including control, LED units, power backbone, and dimming system.
Master Electrician, Memminger Aud, Spoleto Festival – USA Charleston, SC 2008              Production Manager: Rhys Williams
 Responsible for hang and rep of first 3 shows in a newly renovated space, including
 premiere of the opera, Amistad, supervising 3 crew members.
Master Electrician, Pirates of Penzance, Washington Savoyards – Atlas: Lang Theatre Lighting Designer: Colin K. Bills
Master Electrician, Babes in Toyland, Washington Savoyards – Atlas: Lang Theatre Lighting Designer: Neil McFadden
  Responsible for adaptation of rep plot, including 15 color scrollers and 2 followspots.
  Programmer for tech and ran followspot for the show.
Master Electrician, Spunk, Tribute Productions – Atlas: Sprenger Theatre, DC              Lighting Designer: Dan Covey
  Responsible for prep and load-in, including 17 color scrollers and followspot.
Technical Supervisor, Who’s in the Hopper – National Gallery of Art, DC                   Lighting Designer: Dan Covey
  Responsible for all technical elements. Acted as Master Electrician for show.
Master Electrician, Moon/Dance, The In Series – Atlas: Sprenger Theatre, DC
Master Electrician, Atlas Performing Arts Center – Washington DC                          Production Manager: Roy Gross
 Responsible for overseeing load-in, performance, and load-out of multiple shows in
 4 venues, as well as the organization and operation of the center’s electrics shop.
Lighting Supervisor, Capitol Fringe Festival – Washington DC 2007                          Festival Director: Julianne Brienza
   Responsible for creating and organizing repertory light plots for 10 production venues.
Master Electrician, Robinson Theatre, Spoleto Festival – USA Charleston SC 2007            Production Manager: Rhys Williams
  Responsible for organizing load-in and repertory for 5 productions and supervising
  two assistants. Also responsible for video setups for three of the productions.
Head Electrician, Don Giovanni, Spoleto Festival – USA Charleston SC 2006                  Production Manager: Rhys Williams
  Responsible for restore of show, supervising as many as 10 staff members, and
  overseeing dimming and FX system
Production Electrician, Hubbard Street Dance Co., National Tour 2006                       Lighting Supervisor: Cailen Waddell
  Responsible for load-in/out of 9 overstage electrics, dimmer racks, 34 color
  scrollers, and gobo rotators, supervising 9 local hands; responsible for operating
  the Obsession II console for show and overseeing rover moves and color changes
Asst. Electrician, Dora’s Pirate Adventure National Tour 2005                              Head Electrician: Heather Lentz
  Responsible for FOH package supervising 4 local hands, including 40’
  swing-wing truss with 18 Mac2000s, 4 snow machines, and Auto-Pilot tracking
   system. Head spotlight for the show, running one spot and calling one local spot

Electrician, Don Giovanni, Spoleto Festival – USA Charleston SC 2005                        Production Manager: Rhys Williams
   Responsible for conventionals (Arri and Strand fresnels), ColorRam IIs, DMX
   dousers, and dimmers (Strand and ETC).
Electrician, Electronics Department – 4 Wall Entertainment New Jersey 2004                   Jim and Mike Cannon
   Responsible for prepping rentals, maintaining equipment, and servicing Martin
   Mac2k, High End, Wybron, and ETC equipment.
Electrician/Rigger, Spoleto Festival – USA Charleston, SC 2004                               Master Electrician: Stephanie Cook
   Responsible for lighting set-up of outdoor venues, including scaffolding and rigging
Head Electrician, (IATSE), Footloose NCSA Proscenium Thrust Winston-Salem, NC 2004
Head Electrician (IATSE), Doo Wop Shoo Bop, Reynolds Auditorium Winston-Salem, NC 2003
Electrician, American Dance Festival, Duke University, Durham, NC 2003                            Technical Director: David Ferri
   Responsible for load-in, load-out, and various show responsibilities (projections, board operator, etc)
Asst. Lighting Coordinator, National Black Theatre Festival, Winston Salem, NC 2001
  Responsible for lighting packages in each of 5 theatres, as well as load-in and load-outs in each

Summary of Qualifications:
Journeyman Member of I.A.T.S.E. Local 635
Eagle Scout
Knowledge of Vectorworks Spotlight 2009, WYSIWYG, AutoCAD, and Hand Drafting
Operation, Set-Up, and Programming of High-End, Martin, and VariLite Moving Lights
Proficient in service of Martin Mac2000, VariLite, and High End Studio units
Training & Experience in ETC Consoles and Strand Light Palette Programming
Experience with general video and audio installations
Experience with ground rigging and limited up rigging (theatrical grids, fly system, and drop-ceiling)
Proficient in Residential Wiring (Apprenticeship in North Carolina in 2001-2002)
Recipient of the ETC 2005 LDI Student Sponsorship
Recipient of Kenan Fellowship at the John F. Kennedy Center
Education: NC School of the Arts, School of Design and Production – BFA Lighting Design

Rhys Williams              Al Crawford                 M. Eric Rimes                        Al Ridella
Production Manager         Lighting Director           Advance Electrician                  VP of Sales
Spoleto Festival USA       Alvin Ailey Dance           Wicked National Tour                 4Wall Entertainment NY
14 George St.              211 West 61st Street        2311 Trammel Terrace                 75 State St.
Charleston, SC 29401       New York, NY 10023          Winston-Salem, NC 27106              Moonachie, NJ 07074
tts@att.net                Alite3@aol.com              merimes@stagetechnician.com          aridella@4wall.com
843.720.1140               212.767.0590                336.770.3232                         201.329.9878

								
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