Matt Grenier

Technical Director | Designer | Fabricator

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By Rodgers & Hammerstein

“In a Maine coastal village the swaggering, carefree carnival barker, Billy Bigelow, captivates and marries the naive millworker, Julie Jordan. Billy loses his job just as he learns that Julie is pregnant. Intent upon providing a decent life for his family, he is coerced into being an accomplice to a robbery. Caught in the act and facing the certainty of prison, he takes his own life and is sent ‘up there.’ Billy is allowed to return to earth for one day fifteen years later, and he encounters the daughter he never knew. She is a lonely, friendless teenager. Her father’s reputation as a thief and bully have haunted her throughout her young life. How Billy instills in both the child and her mother a sense of hope and dignity is a dramatic testimony to the power of love.”

Role: Lighting Designer, Master Electrician, ATD

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SUNY Oneonta, April 2014
Directed by Andrew Kahl
Scenic Design by Nick Trimper
Assistant Lighting Design by Mike Deyo
Costume Design by Barbara Kahl
with Assistant Trista Luecken
Technical Direction by Scott Segar

Photos by Michael Forster Rothbart and Matt Grenier