Jennifer Sansfacon

Resident Lighting Designer, Weathervane Playhouse
Communication Studies, Foreign Languages, and Performing Arts Department
College of Arts, Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 178C Harvey Hall
Phone: 715-232-1420
Email: sansfaconj@uwstout.edu
Personal website: jmsansfacon.wix.com/portfolio

Education

    • MFA Lighting and Costume Design
      Western Illinois University
      Macomb, IL, United States, 2010
    • BA Theatre and Broadcast Journalism
      Franklin College
      Franklin, IN, United States, 2006

Work Experience

    Industry

      • Weathervane Playhouse
        Resident Lighting Designer
        2013 -
      • Greenroom Studio
        Lighting Designer
        February 2010 - 2015
      • Weathervane Playhouse
        Lighting Design
        August 2015
      • Weathervane Playhouse
        Lighting Design
        July 2015
      • Weathervane Playhouse
        Lighting Design
        July 2015
      • Weathervane Playhouse
        Lighting Design
        May 2015
      • Greenroom Studio
        Lighting Designer
        February 2015
      • Greenroom Studio
        Scenic Designer
        February 2015
      • Jesus Christ Superstar
        Lighting Design
        December 2014
      • Greenroom Studio
        Technical Direction
        February 2010 - 2014
      • Abney Auditorium
        Lighting Designer
        November 2014
      • Abney Auditorium
        Scenic Designer
        November 2014
      • Jesus Christ Superstar
        Lighting Design
        August 2014
      • Jesus Christ Superstar
        Lighting Design
        July 2014
      • Jesus Christ Superstar
        Lighting Design
        July 2014
      • Greenwood Community Theatre
        Lighting Design
        May 2014
      • Greenwood Community Theatre
        Senic Design
        May 2014
      • Greenwood Community Theatre
        Technical Direction
        May 2014
      • Weathervane Playhouse
        Lighting Design
        May 2014
      • Greenwood Community Theatre
        Lighting Design
        February 2014
      • Weathervane Playhouse
        Lighting Design
        December 2013
      • Abney Auditorium
        Lighting Designer
        November 2013
      • Abney Auditorium
        Scenic Designer
        November 2013
      • Abney Auditorium
        Technical Direction
        November 2013
      • Greenroom Studio
        Scenic Designer
        October 2013
      • Greenroom Studio
        Technical Direction
        October 2013
      • Weathervane Playhouse
        Lighting Design
        August 2013
      • WYART
        Lighting Design
        August 2013
      • Weathervane Playhouse
        Lighting Design
        July 2013
      • WYART
        Lighting Design
        July 2013
      • Weathervane Playhouse
        Lighting Design
        June 2013
      • Weathervane Playhouse
        Lighting Design
        June 2013
      • Abney Auditorium
        Lighting Designer
        November 2012
      • Abney Auditorium
        Scenic Designer
        November 2012
      • Abney Auditorium
        Technical Direction
        November 2012
      • Greenroom Studio
        Lighting Designer
        October 2012
      • Greenroom Studio
        Scenic Designer
        October 2012
      • Greenroom Studio
        Technical Direction
        October 2012
      • Greenwood Community Theatre
        Lighting Design
        May 2012
      • Weathervane Playhouse
        Director of WYART (Weathervane Young Artist Repertory Theatre)
        2011
      • Weathervane Playhouse
        Resident Lighting Designer
        2008 - 2010
      • Shawnee Summer Theatre
        Resident Lighting and Sound Designer
        2007
      • Jersey Production
        Production Stage Manager
        2006

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • Lander University

        2010 - 2015

Presentations

    Poster

    • Sansfacon, J. (2014). Let’s Make a Sewing Book!. United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Fort Wright, TX, United States.
    • Sansfacon, J. (2012). Cheap Tricks (for makeup). United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Long Beach, CA, United States.
    • Sansfacon, J. (2011). Coloring Day (bringing design to analysis class). United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Charlotte, NC, United States.

    Session Chair

    • Sansfacon, J. (2013). 1 Class + 1 Class = 1 Class?. United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Milwaukee, WI, United States.

    Session Presenter

    • Sansfacon, J. (2012). Finding Success in Aesthetic Failure. United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Long Beach, CA, United States.
    • Sansfacon, J. (2011). Objectify the Subjective Evaluation. United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Charlotte, NC, United States.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • Writer’s Choice Award, Lander University Film Fest (2014)
    • Design Award Nomination for Animal Farm, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (2013)
    • ACTF Meritorious Achievement Award—Excellence in Design for Trojan Women and Golden Samurai, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (2011)

    Honor

    • Honorable Mention, Lander University Film Fest (2012)

Service

    University

    Professional

    • College Secretary, South Carolina Speech and Theatre Association (2013 - 2015)