Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 11am-12pm
Rank: Adjunct Lecturer & Technical Director, Lehman Stages
Degrees and Sources of Degrees: B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.F.A., Yale School of Drama
Chris Higgins was appointed in July 2009 as the full time Technical Director for Lehman Stages. Mr. Higgins brings to the position over twenty-five years of experience as a technical director and carpenter in regional theater, summer stock, touring, and commercial scene shops. Prior to joining the staff at Lehman College, Mr. Higgins was a faculty member at New York City College of Technology. Mr. Higgins has also held full time positions at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and at the University of Massachusetts’ Amherst campus. Mr. Higgins worked professionally at Hudson Scenic Studios, a commercial scene shop building scenery for Broadway shows and tours. He holds a B.A. in Theater Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.F.A. in Technical Design and Production from the Yale School of Drama. Mr. Higgins is also an active member of IATSE Local One.