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Michael Frohling

Michael Frohling
- Professor


Michael received his B.A. in Theatre from Central College in Pella, IA, and achieved his M.F.A. in Theatre – Lighting emphasis from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  Michael has worked extensively as a Master Electrician, Assistant Lighting Designer and Lighting Designer, literally from coast to coast.  Michael’s most recent work was at P.C.P.A – Pacific Conservatory Theatre as the Master Electrician/Lighting Designer.  While there, he designed lights for Oklahoma!, The Penelopiad,  and My Fair Lady.  Prior to that, Michael was a free lance designer based in Minneapolis where he designed numerous shows for production companies there, was an assistant LD at the Guthrie, and toured with The Gate Theatre out of Dublin Ireland.  Among his other design credits are New Harmony Playhouse, McLeod Summer Playhouse, Triad Stage, Theatre in the Round, and the Guthrie Theater.  Michael is married to Jessica and the father of two bundles of energy that sometimes resemble children.  

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