Charles Houghton- Chair of Department of Theatre
Professor of Design/Technology/Stage Management
Charles joined the Theatre Department at the University of West Florida as Chair in fall of 2005. Charles teaches Design and Stage Management. Charles has designed lighting for theatre, musicals theatre, opera, modern dance and ballet. Past Designs at UWF include Scenic Design and Lighting Design for Once on this Island, Antigone, A Christmas Carol, Rashomon,She Loves Me and Kiss Me Kate, Lighting Design for Guys and Dolls, A Piece of My Heart, The Rainmaker, and Indians. Recent lighting designs include; Kitty Hawk, Holes and Toby and the Big Top for the Walden Family Playhouse in Denver. Jekyll & Hyde, Proof, A Chorus Line Magic Flute, Annie, She Loves Me, Faust, Cosi Fan Tutte, and Twelfth Night for University of Northern Colorado, Urinetown, Guys and Dolls, Cabaret, Rocky Horror, Grease, Follies and My Fairy Lady for Monterey Peninsula College, Will Rogers Follies for Colorado State University, Nutcracker for Rocky Mountain Dance Theatre in Wyoming. Scenic and Lighting for Cosi Fan Tutte, Lighting Design for La Boheme and The Magic Flute for Pensacola Opera. Charles holds a MFA in Theatre from Temple University and a BA from San Diego State University. Prior to joining UWF, Charles served as head of design and assistant dean at the University of Northern Colorado.