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Colin Shay, M.F.A.

Colin is the Program Faculty Technical Director here at Texas State University.

Originally from Indianapolis, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Recording Arts from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music as well as a Masters of Fine Arts in Technical Production from Florida State University.

Before coming to Texas State, Colin served as the Technical Director at Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre. Additionally, he has held the positions of Technical Director at Creede Repertory Theatre and the Assistant Production Manager at Butler University.

Colin has been a sound and lighting designer/engineer, carpenter, or technician for over fifteen years and has worked for companies such as Indiana Repertory Theatre, Crossroads Repertory Theatre, Indiana Festival Theatre, Markey’s Audio/Visual, IATSE local 618 and 115, Bloomington Playwrights Project, Cardinal Stage Company, and many more.

When he is not in a theater, you can find Colin hiking, biking, and playing guitar.