John Howell Hood
Professor Hood has a Master of Fine Arts in Design/Technology from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Arizona State University. He has taught at Montana State University, Arizona State University, Pacific Conservatory of Performing Arts (where he was Conservatory Director of Technical Theatre Training), and Binghamton University in New York. He has extensive professional and academic experience as a scene designer, lighting designer, scenic artist, properties and costume craftsperson. He has designed scenery for The New Repertory Theatre in Watertown, PCPA Theaterfest, Actors Theatre of Phoenix, Phoenix Theatre, Childsplay, Inc., Southwest Shakespeare Co., Montana Shakespeare in the Parks, Billings Opera, Paul Bunyan Playhouse, Theatre in the Round, Minneapolis, and others. Professor Hood designs scenery, lighting and sound for Worcester State Theatre, and also directs. He is a member of United Scenic Artists of America, Local 829, in the Scene Design category.
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