PlayMakers: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.
Credits: Michael J. Dempsey is in his 13th year as Conservatory Director-Technical Theatre Training, Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts (PCPA). He has designed off-Broadway, as well as for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, PCPA, NYU, Syracuse Stage, University, Memphis Concert Ballet, University of Memphis, Smith College and the University of Connecticut. Recent work includes scenic design for Napoli Milionaria (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Othello, The Sound of Music, The Man Who Came to Dinner, Seussical, A Little Night Music, Brigadoon, Annie, The Wildest, The Last Five Years, Christmas Is, Private Lives, Measure for Measure (PCPA). Mr. Dempsey helped develop the Free Theatre outdoor theatre program at Williamstown Theatre Festival, where he was scenic designer and production design coordinator. He spent nine seasons as Director of Design and designer in residence at the Contemporary American Theatre Festival.
Awards: He is the recipient of a Kennedy Center Medallion for his work with the American College Theatre Festival.