Adjunct Faculty

FAC 152


  • BA, University Of Iowa

Søren Olsen is a life-long theatre practitioner and a Twin Cities native. His career is multi-faceted, serving frequently on the technical and creative sides of production.

As a designer, he is the recipient of the “Iowa Center for the Arts Award” and a two time winner of the “Kennedy Center Award for Excellence in Lighting Design”. As a technical director his work has been recognized nationally by Live Design Magazine, LA Weekly, and Good Job Mag. He is also a Yale School of Drama Directing Finalist.

His technical work emphasizes sustainability, creating designs that up-cycle and reuse resources, and adheres to an avoidance of hazardous materials.

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