JOHN PAUL LUCKENBACH    
     
Phone: 818.482.4791 137 North Larchmont Boulevard #515  
Fax: 323.469.3522 Los Angeles, CA 90004  
     
     
The Ebony Repertory Theatre Company   03/08 to present
The Nate Holden Performing Arts Center    
Technical Director    
     
Alexander Hamilton Academy of Music   11/04 to present
Performing Arts Program    
Technical Director    
Vocational Teacher: Beginning and Advanced Technical Theater Classes    
     
The Nate Holden Performing Arts Center   10/04 to 7/07
City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department    
Technical Director    
     
The American Academy of Dramatic Arts   10/01 to 05/03
Resident Production Designer    
Set, Lighting & Sound Designer for 17 Productions    
     
The American Renegade Theatre Company   03/99 to 11/03
Vice President / Associate Artistic Director    
Executive Producer / Public Relations Director    
Technical Director / Resident Set & Lighting Designer    
Intern & Staff Coordinator    
     
FILM / TELEVISION / EVENT    
     
Fundraiser Set Builder 06/08
The Walt Disney Concert Hall    
     
Jules Verne Adventure Film Festival Set Builder 12/07
15th Anniversary at the Shrine Auditorium Venue Construction  
     
Hamilton Academy of Music Fundraiser Technical Director 07/06
Paula Cole, Kenny G, Jeff Lorber    
Blood Sweat & Tears    
     
Televised Press Event Technical Director 07/06
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger    
     
The State of the City Address Technical Director 03/05
Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn Lighting Designer  
Nate Holden P.A.C.    
     
The Wayne Brady Show Assistant Art Director 03/04
Buena Vista Television Art Department Buyer  
CBS Television City    
     
The Lost Boys (Short Film) Art Director 03/04
     
     
The 2nd Annual BET Awards Production Assistant 06/03
The Kodak Theatre    
     
ABC Summer 2002 Press Tour Production Assistant 06/03
Ritz Carlton Hotel    
     
The Biz Production Designer 04/02
CRC Productions Art Director  
     
Delicate Instruments Production Designer 01/01
Ariadne Pictures, 35mm Feature length Art Director  
     
Blue Tulip Pictures Development Intern 06/97
Twentieth Century Fox Lot    
     
Friday the 13th: Jason Goes to Hell Special Effects 06/92
KNB Effects Make-up Artist  
     
LOS ANGELES THEATRE    
     
Zoot Suit Set Builder 05/09
West Adams Preparatory Academy    
     
Gypsy Technical Director 05/09
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer  
     
Bronzeville Set Designer 04/09
The New Los Angeles Theatre Center Set Builder  
The Robey Theatre Company    
     
Spring’s Awakening Technical Director 03/09
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer/ Lighting Designer  
     
A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum Technical Director 12/08
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer  
     
The Good Times are Killing Me Technical Director 10/08
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer/ Lighting Designer  
     
Two Trains Running Technical Director 10/08
The Ebony Repertory Theatre    
     
Little Shop of Horrors Technical Director 08/08
Children’s Civic Light Opera Set Designer  
  Set Builder  
     
It’s Only Life Set Builder 06/08
World Premiere    
Los Angeles Times Critic’s Choice    
The Rubicon Theatre Company    
     
A House with No Walls Set Builder 05/08
Los Angeles Theatre Center    
The Robey Theatre Company    
     
Oklahoma! Technical Director 05/08
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer  
     
The Grapes of Wrath Technical Director 04/08
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer/ Lighting Designer  
     
Merrily We Roll Along Technical Director 12/07
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer  
     
You Can’t Take it With You Technical Director 10/07
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer  
     
Thoroughly Modern Millie Technical Director 08/07
Children’s Civic Light Opera    
     
What’s Going On? Technical Director 07/07
Youth Arts Initiative    
     
Les Misérables Technical Director 05/07
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer  
     
Angels In America Parts 1 & 2 Technical Director 04/07
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer  
     
Annie Get Your Gun Technical Director 12/06
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer  
     
A Midsummer Nights Dream Technical Director 10/06
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer  
     
Viagara Falls Technical Director 10/06
Indian Wells Performing Arts Center Set Builder  
World Premiere    
     
Fiddler on the Roof Technical Director 08/06
Children’s Civic Light Opera    
     
Chicago Technical Director 05/06
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer  
     
Auntie Mame Technical Director 04/06
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer  
     
Hope Runs Eternal Technical Director 02/06
Nate Holden Performing Arts Center Set Designer  
World Premiere    
     
Seussical: The Musical Technical Director 12/05
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer  
     
Frankenstein Technical Director 10/05
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer  
     
Tight Quarters Set Builder 08/05
Whitefire Theatre    
     
42nd Street Technical Director 08/05
Children’s Civic Light Opera    
     
Keep Movin’ On, The Musical Technical Director 07/05
Beyond the Bell    
     
Thoroughly Modern Millie Technical Director 05/05
Hamilton Academy of Music    
     
To Kill a Mockingbird Technical Director 03/05
Hamilton Academy of Music Set Designer  
     
Mirror of La Mancha Set Builder 02/05
Los Angeles Theatre Center Lighting Designer  
Theatre of Will    
     
Christophe: For the Love of Freedom Part III Technical Director 10/04
Los Angeles Theatre Center Lighting Designer  
The Robey Theatre Company Set Builder  
World Premiere    
     
A Mess of Plays by Chris Durang Set Designer 02/03
American Academy of Dramatic Arts Lighting Designer  
     
Taken In Marriage Set Designer 02/03
American Academy of Dramatic Arts Lighting Designer  
     
Baby with the Bathwater Set Designer 02/03
American Academy of Dramatic Arts Lighting Designer  
     
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Set Designer 12/02
American Academy of Dramatic Arts Lighting Designer  
     
Once a Catholic Set Designer 12/02
American Academy of Dramatic Arts Lighting Designer  
     
The Women Set Designer 10/02
American Academy of Dramatic Arts Lighting Designer  
     
Bus Stop Set Designer 10/02
American Academy of Dramatic Arts Lighting Designer  
     
The Rimers of Eldritch Set Designer 08/02
American Academy of Dramatic Arts Lighting Designer  
     
The Laramie Project Set Designer 08/02
American Academy of Dramatic Arts Lighting Designer  
     
Waiting for the Parade Set Designer 08/02
American Academy of Dramatic Arts Lighting Designer  
     
Red River Producer 04/02
American Renegade Theatre Company Set Designer  
World Premiere Technical Director  
     
Why is the Dog Howlin’ Mama Actor 01/02
American Renegade Theatre Company Carl  
World Premiere    
     
The House of Blue Leaves Set Designer 02/02
American Academy of Dramatic Arts Lighting Designer  
     
Goodbye Freddy Set Designer 02/02
American Academy of Dramatic Arts Lighting Designer  
     
And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little Set Designer 12/01
The Matrix Theatre    
     
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches Lighting Designer 10/01
American Academy of Dramatic Arts    
     
A Piece of My Heart Lighting Designer 10/01
American Academy of Dramatic Arts    
     
Generator Girl Producer 07/01
A.R.T.C. Art Director  
World Premiere Technical Director  
     
The Last Pitch Producer 05/01
LA Weekly Pick of the Week Lighting Designer  
Winner A.R.T.C. New Play Competition Technical Director  
World Premiere Publicist  
     
A Crazy Marriage Producer 03/01
American Renegade Theatre Company Set Designer  
World Premiere Technical Director  
     
Toni Morrell’s My American Dream Co-Producer 04/01
A.R.T.C. Lighting Coordinator  
     
Front Street Producer 03/01
American Renegade Theatre Company Set/ Lighting Designer  
  Technical Director  
     
The Darker Face of the Earth Associate Producer 10/01
Fountain Theatre at A.R.T.C.    
West Coast Premiere    
     
The Liberation of Jerome Gleason & The Viewing Producer 03/00
LA Weekly Pick of the Week Set Designer  
American Renegade Theatre Company Lighting Designer  
World Premiere Technical Director  
     
The Russians Are Here! Producer 02/00
American Renegade Theatre Company Lighting Designer  
World Premiere Technical Director  
     
Danny & the Golden Millennium Seeds Associate Producer 02/00
American Renegade Theatre Company Lighting Designer  
  Technical Director  
     
Theatre Hell Producer 11/99
American Renegade Theatre Company    
World Premiere    
     
The Sicilian Bachelor Producer 11/99
A.D.A. Award – Best Comedy Revival 2000 Lighting Designer  
American Renegade Theatre Company Technical Director  
     
Panache Technical Director 11/99
Balcony Theatre Pasadena Playhouse Lighting Designer  
     
Mr. Allen, Mr. Allen Producer 10/99
Whitefire Theatre Technical Director  
     
REGIONAL THEATRE    
Chamber Theatre of Boston House Manager 10/98
Tour De Force- National Tour Understudy  
     
Glimmerglass Opera Company Management 10/97
1997 Festival Season, Cooperstown, NY    
     
EDUCATION    
Santa Monica City College   9/92 to 6/95
     
American Repertory Company Los Angeles, CA   07/95
Scene Study: Manu Tupou Instructing    
     
British American Dramatic Academy London, U.K.   01/97
Master Classes with Simon West, Fiona Shaw    
     
Hartwick College Oneonta, NY   9/95 to 6/98
Department of English & Theatre Arts    
     
COLLEGE CREDITS:    
     
Acting Credits   Technical Theatre Credits
Present Tense Doug East Texas Hot Links, Special Effects Designer
Tales of the Lost Formicans, Jerry Penguin Blues Director / Set Designer
I Never Saw Another Butterfly Honza, G.R. Point Producer / Director  
Jesus Christ Superstar, Jesus City of Angels Director / Set Designer
Hayfever Richard Pink Floyd’s The Wall Producer / Lighting Designer
Overtime Bassanio  
Specks* Paul  
     
*Originated Role in the American College Theatre Festival semi-finals in Buffalo, N.Y., and at the Kennedy Center, Washington D.C. as the winner of the A.C.T.F. best new play category.    
     
PHOTOGRAPHY    
Production photos published in:    
     
The Los Angeles Times Backstage West  
     
LA Weekly The Daily News  
     
NoHo LA The Tolucan Times  
     

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