Mr. David Harwell Associate Professor, Communication Arts Department Director, UAH Theatre Biography David is a native of Huntsville and a graduate of Grissom High School. He earned a B.F.A. in Theatre from the University of Montevallo and an M.F.A. in Scene Design and Technology from the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana. After relocating to Boston, he worked at the Huntington Theatre Company, the New England Conservatory of Music, and the Boston Lyric Opera. Following many seasons of regional theatre, David moved to New York City where he worked at Playwrights Horizons, Second Stage, and the Roundabout Theatre Company, to name a few. In 1999, he joined the Production Design Group, winning a Daytime Emmy for his work with production designer Jim Fenhagen on PBS’ Between the Lions. In 2005, David returned to Huntsville and started UAH Theatre. He now serves as a tenured faculty member and is the director of UAH’s degree program in theatre. Mr. David Harwell's Curriculum Vitae Education M.F.A., Theatre Design and Technology, University of Illinois, 1991 B.F.A., Theatre, University of Montevallo Classes Taught TH 122 - Theater Appreciation TH 221 - Acting TH 225 - Elements of Theatre Production CM 260 - Video Production TH 355 - Scene Design CM 400 - Internship TH 425 - Theatre Mainstage Affiliations Member of United Scenic Artists; Local 829 Credits Television: PBS: BETWEEN THE LIONS : Daytime Emmy for Set Design; CNBC: Market Week, Trade Center and Y2k Opening Bells; MSNBC: Election coverage including, Super Tuesday, New Hampshire Primaries, Meet the Press and the Buffalo Senate Debate with Hillary Clinton and Rick Lazio; NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL: Winner of the Bronze Broadcast Design Award. Off-Broadway: Young Girl and the Monsoon, Demonology (Playwright’s Horizons) Regional: Susannah, Three Penny Opera, The Crucible (Central City Opera); Wake Up Lou Riser (Delaware Theatre Company); Mid-Summer’s Night Dream, Marriage of Figaro (New England Conservatory of Music); Don Giovani, Carousel, Once Upon a Mattress (Natchez Opera Festival).