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Four piano students will enjoy a rare opportunity to perform concerti with the Ann Arbor Symphony in a free concert, as part of the requirements for their degree.
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Professor of Theatre (Scenic Design)
Office: 2430 Walgreen
Faculty since 1994.
BA (Theatre), Pennsylvania State University
MFA (Design), University of California-San Diego
Since starting at the University of Michigan in 1994, Vince Mountain has designed productions for a range of theatres, including small experimental companies, regional theatres, opera companies, and commercial theatres. Notable companies include the Alley Theatre, Geffen Playhouse, Houston Music Hall, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Wolf Trap Opera Company, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, and Central City Opera.
Locally, Mountain is a resident artist at the Purple Rose Theatre in Chelsea, Michigan, and has also designed scenery for the Performance Network and Meadowbrook Theatre. Film and TV work include credits as a set designer on the ABC-TV's Detroit 187 and the upcoming film Transformers 4. He was a recipient of an NEA/TCG Design Fellowship in 1992 and is currently a member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829.
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