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Communications Media

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Tuesday 10 AM to 11 AM
Thursday 10 AM to 11 AM
Friday 1 PM to 2 PM

In person meetings in Conlon 109 OR schedule a virtual meeting on Google Meet by emailing Professor Corduan.

Office Information:

Room Number: Conlon 109
Phone: 978.660.0924

Courses Taught:


Theatrical Design Skills (THEA 2100)
Fundamentals of Lighting (THEA 2300)
Scene Design (THEA 2400)
Costume Design (THEA 2500)
Advanced Stage Lighting (THEA 3300)
Advanced Scene Design (THEA 3400)
Stage Make-Up (THEA 3600)
Production Implications (THEA 4000)
Stage Management (THEA 4100)
Portfolio Presentation (THEA 4200)

Industrial Technology

Design Skills in Industrial Technology (ITEC 1210)
Engineering Design: Fabrication Systems II (ITEC 1300)
Technical Drawing (ITEC 1400)
Women and Science in Technology (ITEC 2000)
Screen Printing (ITEC 2550)


M.F.A., University of Illinois (Design & Technology)
B.F.A., Central Connecticut State University (Theatre Design)

Research Interests:

Study of Swiss drumming technique, Basel, Switzerland
Ongoing research in American Traditional Drumming
Ongoing Lighting & Technical Directing

Current Projects:

Technical Director, Scene Designer, Light Designer of Main Stage Productions
Director of the Company of Fifers & Drummers Junior Fife & Drum Camp
Director of The Bluff Point Quahog Diggers Band
Bass Drum instructor for the Midwest Conference of Fifers & Drummers
Bass Drum instructor for the Company of Fifers & Drummers Junior Summer Program
Director of the Company of Fifers & Drummers Junior Sumner Program

Representative Publications:

12 articles for the Ancient Times Magazine
Company of Fifers and Drummers, Ivoryton, CT

Professional Affiliations:

NETC - New England Theatre Conference
Company of Fifers & Drummers (Executive Board Member)
USITT - United States Institute for Theater Technology
Swiss Drummers Association
KCACTF - Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (Technical Director/Host)