Boyd H Wolz    Educator

PO Box 1023    West Yellowstone, Montana 59758             406-640-1399   
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1993 Master of Fine Arts Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
1986 Bachelor of Arts Brigham Young University, Utah
1984 Associate of Liberal Arts Casper College, Casper, Wyoming

Teaching Experience:
2014- Brigham Young University Idaho - Rexburg, ID
- Adjunct Instructor
2004-2007 University of Louisiana at Monroe - Monroe, LA
- Assistant Professor of Design & Production
2005-2008 Western Wyoming Community College - Rock Springs, WY
- Adjunct Instructor On-line
2001-2007 Utah Valley University - Orem, UT
- Adjunct On-Line Instructor
Summer 2004 University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Lafayette, LA
- Guest Lecturer/Designer in Residence
2000-2004 Utah Valley State College / Utah Valley University - Orem, UT
- Assistant Professor Design & Production
2003-2004 Brigham Young University - Provo, UT
- Adjunct Instructor Design & Production
1998-1999 Susquehanna University - Selinsgrove, PA
- Instructor Design & Production / Technical Director
1994-1998 Dixie State College - St. George, UT
- Assistant Professor Design & Production / Technical Director
1988-1991 Brigham Young University Idaho (Ricks College) - Rexburg, ID
- Technical Director / Designer

Special Recognition:
2007 Nominated for the Who's Who Among American Teachers & Educators.
University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA
2004 Outstanding Instructor Distance Education - Utah Valley University - Orem, UT
2004 Advisor of the Year 2004. - Theatre Arts Guild - Utah Valley University - Orem, UT.
2004 Utah Board of Education EdNet Certification
2004 Outstanding Online Faculty Award. ~ Instructional Technology Council, Utah Board of Education
2003 WebCT Exemplary Course Project National Review ~ Exemplary Scores
2003 UCEA - Region West Innovative Programming Award Credit Program. Utah Valley University - Orem, UT.
2002 Curriculum Development Grant Received, Utah Electronic College, Utah State Board of Regents
Development of On-Line course in Introduction to Theatre, TASP 1013.
1999 ACTF Recognition for Production Design: Women of Troy - Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA
1989 ACTF Recognition Set Design: Holding Patterns - Brigham Young University Idaho, Rexburg, ID
1986 Outstanding Undergraduate Student - Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Talent & Abilities:
Vector Works, Microsoft Office, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Captivate,
Adobe Flash MX, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Audition, Director, PowerPoint,
Black Board, WebCT, Multimedia, HTML, PHP & Web programming.
Design, Rendering, Painting, Sculpting, Rigging, Construction, & Model Building.

ACTF Adjudication:
ACTF Participation as Adjudicator throughout career;
Utah, Pennsylvania and Louisiana.

Workshops Presented:
2006 Arkansas Thespian Festival - Rendering Tricks
2005 Tennessee Thespian Festival - Rendering Tricks & Script Analysis: From the Page to the Stage
  Louisiana Thespian Festival - Script Analysis: From the Page to the Stage
2004 Mississippi Thespian Festival - Script Analysis: From the Page to the Stage
2003 Utah High School Theatre Association - Introduction to Design, Production & Rendering Tricks
1999 Region II American College Theatre Festival
- Lecture/Demonstration "Putting It Together: Creative Collaboration for Euripides' 'Women of Troy'"

Academic Service & Committee Work:
2006-07 Hiring Committees for School of Visual & Performing Arts - University of Louisiana at Monroe
2006-07 University Electronic Learning Committee - University of Louisiana at Monroe
2005-06 Faculty Advisor: Alpha Psi Omega - University of Louisiana at Monroe
2005-06 Curriculum Revisions and Development - Theatre & Dance - University of Louisiana at Monroe
2005-06 Sexual Harassment Committee
Visual & Performing Arts Recruitment Day Committee Chair
- University of Louisiana at Monroe
2002-04 Curriculum Development BA Program Proposal - Theatre - Utah Valley University
1999-04 Institutional Effectiveness & Hiring Committees for Theatre Staff and Faculty - Utah Valley University
1994-98 Faculty Hiring, Salary Equity Committee & Institutional Marketing - Dixie State College

Affiliations and Memberships:
ATHE American Theatre of Higher Education
ETA Educational Theatre Association
USITT United States Institute of Theatre Technology
SWTC South West Theatre Conference

Selected Design Work:
See Production Design Resume

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