Ohio University

C. David Russell

Contact

russeld1@ohio.edu

School

Theater

C. David Russell

Associate Professor of Scenic and Costume Design

Professor Russell varied career includes: costume and scenic design, costume and property crafts, puppetry, fine art installation, event design, project management and teaching. He is currently Head of the Scenic and Costume Design Program at Ohio University Division of Theater. He formerly served as Head of the Costume Crafts Technology Program and instructor of costume design at Ohio University from 2003 though 2010.

His Professional Credits include Scenic and Costume Design with The Resident Ensemble Players in Newark, Delaware, The Enchantment Theater with The Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, The Montreal Symphony, and the Seattle Symphony. Costume Design with The Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey, Theater Works Hartford, and The Pittsburg Public Theatre. In addition Mr. Russell worked at the Santa Fe Opera for 13 seasons as a Props Artisan and served 5 years as the Master Props Craftsman

Mr. Russell received his BFA from Ohio University and received his MFA from New York University Tisch School for the Arts