Amrhein, Timothy

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    MFA  Wayne State University  Theatre Design  1999 
    BA  Whitman College  Theatre  1996 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College (CUNY)  Associate Professor  Theatre  2000 - Present 
    University of Pittsburgh  Assistant Professor  Design and Technical Theatre  1999 - 2000 
    Schoolcraft College  Visiting Lecturer  Theatre Design and Technical Direction  1998 
    Wayne State University  Teaching Assistant  Theatre  1996 - 1999 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


  4. Non Academic Experience


  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Associate Professor  2007 - Present 
    Assistant Professor  2000 - 2007 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:

      Marco Antonio Rodríguez, with additional English translation assistance: Caridad Svich, Timothy J. Amrhein,Daniel Anthony Hidalgo, Francis Madi, Katherine Rodriguez and Fior Peralta. Ashes of Light. : No Passport Press, January 21, 2013. .

    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "AIDA" by Tim Rice and Elton John, May 2015: (Director), York College Theatre.

    "Homecoming" by Beverly Morrison Caesar, April 2014: (Scenic Design), Arts in Christian Theatre.

    "A Evening of Durang" 2 Short Plays By Christopher Durang, March 2014: (Director), York College Theatre.

    "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme" by Moliere, Dec. 2013: (Director), York College Theatre.

    "Dreamgirls" Music by Henry Krieger, Book & Lyrics by Tom Eyen, May 2013: (Director), York College Theatre.

    "The Hedge" by Beverly Morrison Caesar, 2013: (Scenic Design), Arts in Christian Theatre.

    "La Luz de Un Cigarrillo" by Marco Antonio Rodríguez, Oct. 2012: (Director), York College Theatre, English Premier.

    "RENT" by Jonathan Larson, May 2012: (Director), York College Theatre.

    "The Airport" by Beverly Morrison Caesar, 2012: (Scenic Design), Arts in Christian Theatre.

    "SlapDASH" created by Timothy Amrhein, Oct. 2011: (Director), York College Theatre.

    "All in the Timing" by David Ives, March 2011: (Director), York College Theatre.

    "Fame, The Musical" by David De Silva, music by Steve Margoshes and lyrics by Jacques Lew, Dec. 2010: (Director), York College Theatre.

    "Yo Soy Latina" by Linda Nieves-Powell, March 2010: (Director), York College Theatre.

    "Scapin" by Moliere and adapted by Bill Irwin, Dec. 2009: (Director), York College Theatre.

    "Little Shop of Horrors" by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, May 2009: (Director), York College Theatre.

    "Oleanna" by David Mamet, Nov. 2008: (Director), York College Theatre.

    "Anna in the Tropics" by Nilo Cruz, Oct. 2008: (Director), York College Theatre.

    "Callaloo 12" Concieved by Barbara Nockolich, 2008: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "No Exit" by Jean Paul Sarte, 2008: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "Harlem Speakeasy" Conceived by Sarah Schilling, 2007: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "Antigone" by Sophocles, 2007: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "Callaloo 11" Conceived by Barbara Nickolich, 2007: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "Having Our Say" by Sarah and Elizabeth Delany, 2007: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "War and Peace in Ancient Greece" Conceived by Sarah Schilling, 2006: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams, 2006: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare, 2006: (Scenic Designer), Princeton Rep. Shakespeare Festival.

    "The Merry Widow" by Franz Lehár, 2006: (Scenic Designer), Village Light Opera Group.

    "Callaloo 10" Conceived by Barbara Nickolich, 2006: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "Charley's Aunt" by Brandon Thomas, 2006: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "The Fantasticks" Music by Harvey Schmidt, book and lyrics by Tom Jones, 2005: (Scenic Designer), The Gallery Players.

    "Yeoman of the Guard" by Gilbert and Sullivan, 2005: (Scenic Designer), Village Light Opera Group.

    "Voice of the Harlem Renaissance" Conceived by Sarah Schilling, 2005: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "Endgame" by Samuel Beckett, 2005: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "The Full Monty" by Terrence McNally, 2005: (Scenic Designer), The Gallery Players, NY Premier.

    "The Spitfire Grill" by Fred Alley, James Valcq and Lee David Zlotoff, 2005: (Scenic Designer), The Gallery Players.

    "Callaloo 9" Conceived by Barbara Nickolich, 2005: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "My Favorite Year" by Joseph Dougherty, music by Stephen Flaherty, and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, 2005: (Scenic Designer), The Village Light Opera Group.

    "Fences" by August Wilson, 2005: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "Princess Ida" by Gilbert and Sullivan, 2004: (Scenic Designer), Village Light Opera Group.

    "A Servant of Two Masters" by Carlos Goldoni, 2004: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare, 2004: (Scenic Designer), Princeton Rep. Shakespeare Festival.

    "Much Ado About Nothing" by William Shakespeare, 2004: (Scenic Designer), Princeton Rep. Shakespeare Festival.

    "Merrily We Roll Along" by Stephen Sondheim, 2004: (Scenic Designer), The Gallery Players.

    "Blithe Spirit" by Noël Coward, 2004: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "Callaloo 8" Conceived by Barbara Nickolich, 2005: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown" music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, 2004: (Scenic Designer), The Gallery Players.

    "The Comedy of Errors" by William Shakespeare, 2003: (Scenic Designer), Princeton Rep. Shakespeare Festival.

    "The Merry Wives of Windsor" by William Shakespeare, 2003: (Scenic Designer), Princeton Rep. Shakespeare Festival.

    "Chess" by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, 2003: (Scenic Designer), The Gallery Players.

    "The Good Doctor" by Neil Simon, 2003: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "Callaloo 7" Conceived by Barbara Nickolich, 2002: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "The Imaginary Ivalid" by Moliere, 2002: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "Brush Up York Shakespeare" Conceived by Sarah Schilling, 2001: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "Bus Stop" by William Inge, 2001: (Scenic Designer), Ivoryton Playhouse.

    "Damn Yankees" book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop and music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, 2001: (Scenic Designer), Ivoryton Playhouse.

    "A Flea In Her Ear" by Georges Feydeau, 2001: (Scenic Designer), Ivoryton Playhouse.

    "The Crimson Thread" by Mary Hanes, 2001: (Scenic Designer), Wings Theatre Company.

    "The Tempest" by William Shakespeare, 2001: (Scenic Designer), The Lookingglass Theatre Company.

    "Aqua" Industrial Design, 2001: (Scenic Designer), Entourage Entertainment.

    "Sylvia" by A.R. Gurney, 2001: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "Camino Real" by Tennessee Williams, 2000: (Scenic Designer), York College Theatre.

    "Master Class" by Terrence McNally, 2000: (Scenic Designer), Theatrefest.

    "High Spirits" book, lyrics, and music by Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray, 2000: (Scenic Designer), Theatrefest.

    "The Sound of Music" music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, 2000: (Scenic Design), California Reperatory Theatre.

    "Little Shop of Horrors" by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, 2000: (Scenic Design), California Reperatory Theatre.

    "Alumni Event" Industrial Design, 2000: (Scenic Design), Carnegie Mellon Universitye.

    "Little Shop of Horrors" by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, 2000: (Scenic Design), University of Pittsburgh.

    "American Buffalo" by David Mamet, 1999: (Scenic Design), University of Pittsburgh.

    "Rumors" by Neil Simon, 1999: (Scenic Design), Totem Pole Playhouse.

    "Cliff Hanger" by James Yaffe, 1999: (Scenic Design), Totem Pole Playhouse.

    "Radio Gals" by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick, 1999: (Scenic Design), Totem Pole Playhouse.

    "Annie" with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and the book by Thomas Meehan, 1999: (Scenic Design), California Reperatory Theatre.

    "Perilous Times (National Tour)" by T.J. Hemphill, 1999: (Scenic Design), Simon Peter Productions.

    "Impeachment and Cream" Conceived by Joe Janes, 1999: (Scenic Design), The Second City.

    "American Enterprise" by Jeffrey Sweet, 1999: (Scenic Design), Hilberry Repertory Theatre.

    "Fifth Anniversary Review" Conceived by the Second City Company, 1998: (Scenic Design), The Second City.

    "Scapin" by Moliere, 1998: (Scenic Design), Hilberry Repertory Theatre.

    "Two Gentleman of Verona" by William Shakespeare, 1998: (Scenic Design), Hilberry Repertory Theatre.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. 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.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Search Committee Member for Fine Arts: January 2014 - June 2014.

      College Personnel and Budget Committee: 2011 - Present.

      Department Curriculum Committee: 2009 - Present.

      Search Committee Member for Fine Arts: 2008.

      Search Committee Member for Speech: 2007.

      Chair: Search Committee for the Theatre Production/Stage Manager: 2007.

      Department Personnel and Budget Committee: 2006 - Present.

      Department Theatre Arts Coordinator: 2003 - 2011.

      Search Committee Member for Music Faculty: 2003.

      Search Committee Member for Fine Arts Faculty: 2003.

      Search Committee Member for the Theatre Arts Technical Director: 2003.

      Chair: Departmental Web Design & Brochure Committee: 2001.

    2. Service to the School
    3. Service to the College

      Auxiliary Enterprises Board Member: August 2014 - Present.

      Tech Fee Committee Member: January 2014 - Present.

      Chair - York College Pathways Committee: August 2013 - Present.

      York College Pathways Committee: Sept. 2011 - 2013.

      Chair - Performing and Fine Arts: 2011-Present.

      York College Foundation Board Member – Faculty Representative: 2011 - Present.

      Student Advisement Committee: 2010 - 2013.

      York College Writing Across the Curriculum Advisory Committee: 2007 - 2010.

      Chair: Middle States Student Development Committee: 2007 - 2008.

      Performing Arts Center Committee Member: 2006 - 2008.

      Auxiliary Enterprises Board Member: 2006 - 2009.

      Academic Integrity Committee: 2006 - 2007.

      Scholarship Committee Member: 2005 - 2007.

      Academic Standards Committee Member: 2005 - 2007.

      York College Faculty Senator: 2004 - 2006.

      Faculty Handbook Committee Member: 2004 - 2005.

      Faculty Development Committee Member: 2003 - 2004.

      Chair: PRR Future Technology Task Force: 2003 - 2004.

      Environmental Committee: 2003.

      Search Committee Member for the Director of the Performing Arts Center: 2002.

      York College Elections Committee: 2001.

      College Curriculum Committee: 2000 - 2004.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University

      CUNY-Wide Common Core Course Review Committee: Sept. 2013 - May 2014.

      CUNY Theatre Arts Discipline Council Member: Aug. 2012 - Present.

      Pathways Creative Expression Common Core Course Review Committee: Sept. 2012 - June 2013.

  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

    Member of United Scenic Artists Local 829: 2000 - present.

    Member of The United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT): 1999 - present.

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Scenic Design: The Art of the Visual Concept, Presenter. Princeton, Princeton, NJ: 2006.

    Mayfield Publishing Company, Editorial Advisory Board for Theatre, ed 7- Regional Board Member Created a new Theatre Arts Course: TA 210: History of the Theatre: 2006.

    Scenic Design; Process and the Art, Presenter. Princeton Shakespeare Festival, Princeton, NJ: 2003.

    Collegiate Press, Editorial Advisory Board for Theatre: Its Art and Craft- Regional Board Member: 2002.

    Scenic Design and Theatre Tour, A Light on The Path Leadership Conference, Presenter. York College, Jamaica, NY: 2001.

    Adobe PhotoShop for the Theatre, David Sumner Designs, Pittsburgh, PA- Workshop Participant: 2000.

    Scenic Design and Painting, Plowshares Theatre Summer Camp, Detroit, MI - Instructor: 1998.

    Computer Aided Design, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI- Workshop Participant: 1998.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      Theatre Arts 110 (WI) Introduction to the Theatre 
      Theatre Arts 114 Stagecraft I 
      Theatre Arts 115 Stagecraft II 
      Theatre Arts 210 (WI) History of the Theatre 
      Theatre Arts 211 Basic Acting 
      Theatre Arts 215-219 TB2 Theatre Practice 
      Theatre Arts 301 (WI) History of the American Musical 
      Theatre Arts 311 Fundamentals of Directing 
      Theatre Arts 314 Computer Design for the Stage 
      Theatre Arts 317 Theory and Criticism for the Theatre 
      Theatre Arts 350 Religion and the Theatre 
      Theatre Arts 390 -392 Scene Painting for the Theatre 
      Theatre Arts 390 -392 Shakespeare: From Script to Screen 
      Theatre Arts 411 History of Avant-Garde Performance 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      History of the Theatre, Theatre Arts 210 (WI).

      American Musical Theatre, Theatre Arts 301 (WI).

      Religion and the Theatre, Theatre Arts 350.

Amrhein, Timothy
 

Amrhein, Timothy
Associate Professor
Performing and Fine Arts