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Marc Ameel

Production Manager/Technical Director
Entertainment Technology Center, Room 111, 603 W. Palm Avenue
(714) 997-6549
Marc is a stage veteran with a diverse resume including award-winning theatre, education, theme park entertainment, dance, and special events. He has always been fascinated by the process and spectacle of performing arts, believing that creative collaboration can produce anything imaginable.
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Ruthe Brunner

Costume Studio Assistant Manager
Entertainment Technology Center, 603 W. Palm Avenue
Ruthe was born in Brazil but was raised in Southern California. She has her BA in Home Economics, and MA in Theater from California State University, Los Angeles, where she was subsequently hired as their Costume and Makeup Supervisor for 8 years. After taking a few years off to raise her children, she worked at University of California, Irvine, first as a stitcher for a year and then as Costume Shop Foreman for five years. After contracting as a Cutter with Chapman for 10+ years, she was hired in August 2016 as the Costume Studio Assistant Manager. While her initial emphasis was design, she now finds fulfillment in helping young designers realize their dreams.
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Joshua Calderon

Technical Supervisor
Entertainment Technology Center, 603 W. Palm Avenue
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Don Guy

Director of Production
Entertainment Technology Center, Room 110, 603 W. Palm Avenue
(714) 744-7059
Don is an Associate Professor of Entertainment Technology and also serves as the Director of Production for the College of Performing Arts. In addition to his work at Chapman, he is a prolific designer for magic, dance, theatre, themed entertainment, and architecture. His work has been seen on six continents and in 48 US states.
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Richard Jackson

Shop Foreman, College of Performing Arts
Moulton Hall 215
(714) 997-6665
Richard Jackson is the Shop Foreman for the College of Performing Arts, and has worked at Chapman for 30 years. A few of Richard's credits include: Our Country's Good, The Robber Bridegroom, Man of La Mancha, Hair, Pippin, Hamlet, Once in a Lifetime, The Trial, She Loves Me, and God and Death. In addition to his duties at Chapman, Richard has also served as Technical Director and Technical Supervisor for Shakespeare Orange County.
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Trevor Weil

Theatre Technician
(714) 997-6916
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Ember Williams

Theatre Technician
(714) 997-6697