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TODD KING (Technical Director) is a faculty member in Penn State’s School of Theatre. He came to Penn State in 2005 with nearly sixteen years of professional technical theatre experience, having worked on more than ninety productions at a number of different North American opera companies. He holds an undergraduate degree in theatre technology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and an M.F.A. in Scenic Design and Technology from Penn State. Following his graduation from UNC, he was an assistant rigger at Glimmerglass Opera in Cooperstown, New York, which led to a position as assistant technical director at New York City Opera. In 2001, Todd moved to Miami to work as technical director for Florida Grand Opera. After a brief stint in Miami, Todd became both the production manager and technical director for the Sarasota Opera. He has always had a great interest in teaching others about technical theatre and what happens behind the scenes and is thrilled to be at Penn State teaching students. He is the proud parent of his 5-year-old son, Tyler, and 10-month-old son, Joshua.