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Staff at the Skip

Maureen Berry, Theater Operations Manager

Maureen manages the facility and rental operations for the Skip Viragh Center for the Arts. Maureen received her Master of Fine Arts in Lighting Design from the School of Theatre, Television, and Film at San Diego State University in 2008 and her Bachelor of Arts in Lighting Design and Technical Theatre from The University of California, Santa Cruz in 2004.  Maureen has designed lighting for theatre, dance, opera, concert, and television. She currently designs for many companies in and around the Saint Louis area and is a member of the United Scenic Artists, IATSE Local USA #829.

Ethan Dudenhoeffer, Production Manager

Ethan manages the production and design elements for the student productions, assists the Facility Manager with outside rentals, and coordinates and maintains the Skip Viragh Center’s audio systems for Chaminade College Preparatory School. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Technical Theatre and Design from Lindenwood University. He worked as the Head Carpenter for the Tulsa Performing Arts Center where he coordinated touring Broadway shows and locally produced operas, symphonies, and ballet productions. During his time in Tulsa, Ethan had the honor of working with the first national tour of Book of Mormon, as well as runs of the productions Newsies and Wicked. Ethan is a member of IATSE Local #354 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Daniel Black, Theatre Technical Director

Daniel teaches technical theatre, manages the scene shop, and supervises the building of scenery for Chaminade Drama productions. New to St. Louis and education, Daniel brings more than twenty years of experience in entertainment production leadership with specialization in lighting, carpentry, and production management. He has worked alongside top-tier Broadway professionals and toured with world-class dance companies, but considers the opportunities he has had to mentor young individuals to be his most fulfilling work. Daniel received his Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Plattsburgh State University, New York in 2003 and is a proud member of IATSE Local #336, Phoenix, Arizona since 2016.