Amrhein, Timothy

Curriculum Vitae
Chair, Department of Performing & Fine Arts
Associate Professor and Chair
Performing and Fine Arts

Phone: 718-262-3707
Office Location: AT-107A

Office Hours  
Tuesday  12:00 Noon - 1p.m. 
Wednesday  12:00 Noon - 1p.m. 
Thursday  12:00 Noon - 1p.m. 


Degree Institution Field Dates
MFA  Wayne State University  Theatre Design  1999 
BA  Whitman College  Theatre  1996 
Theatre is a multi-faceted art that combines creativity and research to form a foundation of life, learning and understanding. Some of his past directorial credits include: “La Luz de Un Cigarrillo”, “RENT”, "FAME the Musical", “Yo Soy Latina”, “Scapin”, “Little Shop of Horrors” and “Anna in the Tropics”. Some of his most recent designs include: the first NYC revival of “The Full Monty”, “SlapDASH”, “The Hedge”, “Twelfth Night”, “Much Ado About Nothing”, “Romeo & Juliet” and “The Merry Wives of Windsor”. He has also designed and directed productions for The Wings Theatre, The Second City, Carnegie Mellon University, and California Repertory Theatre. He received the Best Scenic Design award from the NJ Star Ledger and the Detroit Free Press’s Theatre Excellence Award twice. He is a member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829 and the United States Institute for Theatre Technology.

Areas of Expertise

Theatre Design
Technical Theatre
Religion and Theatre
Stage Direction

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" AN EVENING OF DURANG: 2 Short Plays By Christopher Durang " March 2014: York College.

" LE BOURGEOIS GENTILHOMME By Moliere " Dec. 2013: York College.

" DREAMGIRLS Music by Henry Krieger, Book & Lyrics by Tom Eyen " May 2013: York College.

" La Luz de Un Cigarrillo by Marco Antonio Rodríguez " Oct. 2012: York College.

" RENT by Jonathan Larson " May 2012: York College.

" SlapDASH created and directed by Timothy Amrhein " Oct. 2011: York College.

" All in the Timing by David Ives " March 2011: York College.

" Fame, The Musical " Dec. 2010: York College.

" Yo Soy Latina by Linda Nieves-Powell " March 2010: York College.

" Scapin by Moliere and adapted by Bill Irwin " Dec. 2009: York College.

" Little Shop of Horrors by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken " May 2009: York College.

" Oleanna by David Mamet " Nov. 2008: York College.

" Anna in the Tropics by Nilo Cruz " Oct. 2008: York College.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Award for Creative Excellence in Set Design, "The Hedge", Arts in Christian Theatre: April 2013.

Best Scenic Design for "The Merry Wives of Windsor" by the NJ Star-Ledger: 2004.

Detroit Free Press: Theatre Excellence Award for "Scapin": 1999.

Detroit Free Press: Theatre Excellence Award for "Saturday, Sunday, Monday": 1998.

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Amrhein, Timothy

Amrhein, Timothy
Associate Professor
Performing and Fine Arts