Jonathan Allender-Zivic

Jonathan Allender-Zivic

Assistant Professor

THEATRE

THEATRE DEPARTMENT

Phone: (605) 658-3495

Email: Jonathan.Zivic@usd.edu

Website: http://aztheatricaldesign.com

Bio:

Working both academically and professionally for over 15 years Jonathan is an accomplished Lighting and Sound Designer. Jonathan is a member of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT).


Teaching Interests:

Lighting Design Sound Design Lighting Control LED Lighting Sound Technology


Research Interests:

Evolution of LED Technology Projection Mapping Color Interactions and Color Blindness.


Education:

  • MFA, Design and Technology, Western Illinois University, 2010
  • BA, Theatre with a Technical Emphasis, Rocky Mountain College, 2007

Licensures and Certifications:

  • EOS Family Contract Trainer Certification, Electronic Theatre Controls
  • EOS Level 2 Programmer Recertification , Electronic Theatre Controls
  • EOS Family Level 2 Programmer, Electronic Theatre Controls

Grants:

  • Point Source Audio 10 Year Anniversary, Point Source Audio. (2018 - 2018)
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology Presentation, Center for Teaching and Learning. (2018 - 2018)
  • DMXCat, Center for Teaching and Learning. (2018 - 2018)
  • Touch Screen Monitors, Center for Teaching and Learning. (2018 - 2018)
  • LogiCue Cue Light System, Center for Teaching and Learning. (2017 - 2017)
  • Media Server, Center for Teaching and Learning. (2017 - 2017)
  • RC4 Wireless Dimmers, Center for Teaching and Learning. (2017 - 2017)
  • Field Recording Equipment, Center for Teaching and Learning. (2017 - 2017)
  • Lighting Laboratory, Center for Teaching and Learning. (2017 - 2017)
  • ETC Philanthropic Giving, Electronic Theatre Controls. (2017 - 2017)
  • 1/2" Scale Pre-visulization Model Box for Media, Lighting and Scenery, United States Institute for Theatre Technology. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2017 - Present)
  • CTL Grant for Ipads, Center for Teaching and Learning. (2016 - 2016)

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Allender-Zivic, Jonathan. Stage Management Basics: A Primer for the Performing Arts. Edited by Stacey Walker, Meredith Darnell, Helen Evans, 188. Vol. 1, Iss. 1. New York, NY: Routledge Publishing, 2016.

Presentations:

  • Allender-Zivic, Jonathan. Teaching, Mentoring, and Modeling Design Presentations. Presented at the Annual Conference and Stage Expo, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (March 2018)
  • Allender-Zivic, Jonathan. Academic Roadhouses. Presented at the USITT National Conference and Stage Expo, St. Louis. (March 2017)
  • Allender-Zivic, Jonathan. Building an LED Fluorescent. Presented at the USITT National Conference and Stage Expo, St. Louis. (March 2017)
  • Allender-Zivic, Jonathan. Dixit to Teach Lighting Design. Presented at the USITT National Conference and Stage Expo, St. Louis. (March 2017)
  • Allender-Zivic, Jonathan. Student Dance Lighting Competition. Presented at the USITT National Conference and Stage Expo, St. Louis. (March 2017)
  • Allender-Zivic, Jonathan. Teaching Better Design Presentations Using Pecha Kuchas. Presented at the USITT National Conference and Stage Expo, St. Louis. (March 2017)
  • Allender-Zivic, Jonathan. Color in the world of theatre. Presented at the Region 5 Conference, Des Moines. (January 2017)