David Pierce, Assistant Professor – began teaching at NMU in 2014. Holding an MFA in Theatre Technology for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, David also serves as Technical Director and Production Manager for the Forest Roberts Theatre. His courses include Entertainment Technology 1, Entertainment Technology 2, and Stage Management. He also served as Lighting Designer for past FRT productions of Little Shop of Horrors and Into the Woods.
During the summer months, David is also the Technical Director for the Adirondack Theatre Festival in Glens Falls, NY. A company devoted to new and contemporary work, he has been apart of such productions as Murder for Two, Filming O’Keefe, The Whale, Spun, and others. Before coming to NMU, David was the Technical Director for the Department of Theatre and Dance at Western Kentucky University. Other previous credits include: Four Season Theatre (WI), Forward Theatre Company (WI), and Little Theatre on the Square (IL). David is also an active member in United State Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT).