Ashland Center for Theatre Studies
Theatre Teacher Training Faculty
Michael K Maag
Michael K Maag has been working with lighting and projections since 1978. He is currently working at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival as the Lighting and Projection Department Manager. Michael has worked with projection technology for theatre, dance, musicals, opera, and in planetariums from Florida to Washington. He has used many technologies to create projections for entertainment events. While working as a planetarium engineer Michael prototyped and created effects projectors that worked equally well in the theatre and under the dome. Michael is a founding member of the performance art group Sonoluminescence. He plays improvisational video using live images and pre-rendered content projected on improvising dancers and musicians.In summer 2013 Michael will teach the elective course Projections for Live Performance.