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Workshops & Guest Lectures

Drama Guest Lectures

Generating Ideas
Lecture with Visiting Artist Douglas McCullough

Generating Ideas Lecture with Visiting Artist Douglas McCullough is CANCELLED

According to the directive of the University of Lethbridge (uleth.ca/covid-19), ALL Classes, Labs, Exams, Placements etc are suspended until Monday. This includes studio lessons and any other classes, workshops, rehearsals, etc. that involve students, no matter the size of the gathering. Further messaging will be provided as the situation unfolds, please continue to monitor official University of Lethbridge channels.

3 pm | March 13, 2020
Room W400, Centre for the Arts building
FREE! Everyone welcome.

Douglas McCullough is a recognized professional scenic artist and teacher of scene painting theory and techniques, with over 50 years of experience in the design industry. He gives an artist talk about using your own creativity to generate ideas. 

Drama Workshops

Scene Painting and the Use of Space
Workshop with Visiting Artist Douglas McCullough

Scene Painting Workshop and Use of Space Workshop with Visiting Artist Douglas McCullough is CANCELLED

According to the directive of the University of Lethbridge (uleth.ca/covid-19), ALL Classes, Labs, Exams, Placements etc are suspended until Monday. This includes studio lessons and any other classes, workshops, rehearsals, etc. that involve students, no matter the size of the gathering. Further messaging will be provided as the situation unfolds, please continue to monitor official University of Lethbridge channels.

Workshop schedule:
March 13 | 4 – 7 pm
March 14 | 9 am – 5 pm

This hands-on 2-day workshop will be a combination of painting and discussion about art. Students will learn some of the basics of scene painting, including the necessity of a proper base coast. By the end of the workshop students should see a transformation of painted works. Interspersed through paint layers will be a conversation about art and the use of space.

Students should wear clothing appropriate for painting.

Biography

Douglas T McCullough is Professor Emeritus of Drama at the University of Calgary. He is a recognized Professional Scenic Artist and teacher of scene painting theory and techniques, with over 50 years of experience in the design industry. He holds an MFA in Stage Design and MA in Theatre Arts (Directing) from Northwestern University. McCullough’s design experience ranges in certification from set, costume, lighting, and scenic art, and has contributed to over 280 productions in theatre, musical theatre, opera, television, ballet, modern dance, contemporary dance, and jazz dance, throughout Canada, USA, and Europe. He has also consulted on various architectural projects, is a published poet and author, founding member of the Prairie Collective, and fine art painter with over 200 works in private collections.