ASTC Announces Acceptance of New Members
The American Society of Theatre Consultants (ASTC) is pleased to announce the following six theatre consultants who have been admitted into membership after having demonstrated a broad range of capability and experience necessary to fulfill the ASTC requirements.
Accepted as Full ASTC Members:
Tony Forman, Senior Consultant with Theatre Projects Consultants, Inc. Tony has over 25 years of experience working in international, regional and college theatre. Joining TPC in 2007, he has provided project management, programming, theatre planning and consultation on facility management and operations. He has served as project manager on the renovation, refurbishment and new construction of more than thirty venues for TPC.
Robert Hill, Senior Associate with Auerbach • Pollock • Friedlander. Robert joined the San Francisco office in 2006 working as project manager, senior consultant and designer. He brings more than fifteen years of technical theatre and theatrical lighting design experience to the firm, including work on more than 100 operas in the United States, including company lighting designer for the San Francisco Opera. His work with Auerbach Consultants has ranged from corporate conference centers, large Las Vegas venues to university auditoriums.
Albert “Rusty” Cadaret, Founding partner with TSG Design Solutions. Prior to the 1995 founding of TSG Design Solutions, Inc., Rusty worked as a technical manager and director for an array of theatres. With a strong background in audio systems engineering and on-site installations, he has worked on various projects from amphitheatres to college multi-use auditoriums and theatres.
Paul Luntsford, President and Principal Consultant, PLA Designs, Inc. With an educational background in architecture and engineering, Paul has been a facilities design consultant since 1976. He has a portfolio of projects national in scope, consisting of professional and educational performing arts centers, broadcast facilities, museum and theme park attractions, neighborhood churches and mega-church worship centers.
Upgraded from Associate to Full Membership:
Harold “Chip” Ulich, Project Theatre Consultant, Schuler Shook. Chip’s theatre background includes his work as Technical Director and Director of Operations at Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix and Special Projects Director for Scottsdale Cultural Council. Joining Schuler Shook in 2006, Chip has combined his experience in theatre operations and building management with his knowledge of lighting systems for a wide range of performing arts venues.
Paul Sanow, Consultant, Bill Conner Associates LLC. After a brief stint with the New Mexico Repertory Theatre as master electrician, Paul joined Vincent Lighting Systems where he worked for 15 years collaborating with lighting representatives, engineers and consultants developing new projects. Paul has worked with Bill Conner Associates since 2007 consulting on projects for high schools, colleges and regional theatres.