Alfred M. Sheffield
Title: Associate Professor
Field of Study: Theatre
Office: 167 LSH
Alfred Sheffield is a theatre designer supervising GVSU students'' work in design and theatre technology. A graduate of Northwestern University''s M.F.A. program, Alfred has worked on technical assignments at Chicago''s Marriot Theatre, CBS News Chicago, and the Northwestern University Dance Festival. He has worked for fourteen years in professional summer stock and regional arts festivals, serving as scenographer and technical director at the Tibbets Summer Theatre in Coldwater, Mchigan and the Carolina Civic Center in Lumberton, North Carolina. He taught and designed for such institutions as the University of Michigan''s Flint campus, The University of North Carolina, and Kansas State University before joining GVSU''s theatre faculty in 1997. He continues to explore the latest advances in computer-assisted stage & lighting design technology, and to coach GVSU students interested in pursuing careers in the field.
Introduction to Theatre, Theatre Management, and Applied Theatre Practice
B.F.A., Theatre, Illinois Wesleyan University; M.F.A., Northwestern University.