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David Knoell

David Knoell

Technical Director Lecturer in Theater



Acting, Improvisation, Voice and Movement, Stagecraft, Creative Project Development, Comedy Writing


BA University of Nebraska
MFA University of Central Florida
Second City Training Center (Directing, Music Improv)

Courses Taught

THTR 120: Acting I: Being Onstage
THTR 160: Stagecraft for Stage and Screen
THTR 204: Theater Boot Camp
THTR 222: Voice and Movement
THTR 226: Improvisation Techniques
THTR 440: Creative Projects

Selected Positions

Board Member, Equity Library Theatre, 2009-present

Producer/Music Director, “Jam Sandwich”, Second City Training Center, 2011-present

Executive Stage Manager, Performing Arts Educators (Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center), 2014-present

Director/Technical Director, “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”, Lake Forest College, Spring 2018

Director/Technical Director, “Frankenstein”, Lake Forest College, Fall 2019