Lynn Ware is the Technical Director for the UNLV Performing Arts Center, assisting internal and external clients with technical needs like lighting, sound, and projections to enhance their events and performances. She joined the Center in 2017 as its first female Technical Director.
Ware received her M.F.A. in Theatre Design and Technology from UNLV, then worked at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, New Jersey for seven years. She served as technical director for five of those seven years. At George Street, Ware worked on over 30 productions (including new works) with acclaimed designers like Anna Louizos, Beowulf Borrit, and Derek McLane and esteemed directors like David Hyde Pierce (Shoulda Been You), Kathleen Marshall (Calvin Berger), John Rando (The Toxic Avenger), and Frank Dunlop (Oscar and the Pink Lady).
Ware was next in Santa Maria, California where she taught and worked at PCPA (Pacific Conservatory Theatre) for five years. She worked on over 40 productions, teaching students, building sets, drafting designs, and budgeting year-round. Ware highly recommends PCPA’s outdoor performance venue in Solvang, California.