Instructor of Theatre Arts, Interlochen Arts Academy and Interlochen Arts Camp
Associate Artistic Director, Rabbit Hole Theatre Co.
M.F.A., Design, The Ohio State University; B.A., Theatre/English, Wilmington College, Wilmington, Ohio
Matthew D. McCarren (Scenographer). Matthew currently serves as an Instructor for Theatrical Arts in the Design and Production major at IAA and IAC. Matthew holds an MFA in Design from The Ohio State University and has studied at The Academy of Performing Arts (DAMU) in Prague, Czech Republic and in Edinburgh, Scotland at the Edinburgh College of Art. His designs have been featured at the 2007 Toronto Fringe Festival, in 2008 at the Off-Broadway premiere of Stripped! at Theatre Row, NYC and have also been featured at the Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival’s Young Company productions of The Taming of the Shrew, As You Like It and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Matt has also served as the resident designer and technical director for the Evolution Theatre Co., and Carrickmacross Productions in Columbus, Ohio. Selected designs include Cabaret, West Side Story, Frozen, The Blowin of Baile Gall, Stones in His Pockets, Trojan Women 2.0, and Cyrano De Bergerac. Matthew is the Assoc. Artistic Director and resident designer for the Rabbit Hole Theatre Co., which he formed in 2011. Matt was awarded the 2007 Central Ohio Theatre Roundtable Award for Design Excellence for his design of Trojan Women 2.0 and his scenic and lighting designs for his production of Haiku! were exhibited at the 2007 Prague Quadrennial in the Czech Republic.