Curriculum Vitae

Expertise:
Physical Theater, Creative Movement, Alexander Technique, Mask Performance, Personal Clown
Technical Theater/Design, Aerial Performance, CrossFit, Personal Trainer, Rigger, Rock Climber



Professional:
Vocal Coach, Drummer/Percussion, French,

CrossFit Level I Certified, ETCP Arena Rigger

Personal:
Excellent communication skills, Early Childhood Education, Snappy Dresser



Personal Details:


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bradley@bradleymcdevitt.com


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Bradley Denis McDevitt


Theatrical Artist / Teacher / Entertainment Technician

 

 

Personal Summary:

Over the last thirty years, Bradley has traveled the globe, performing, teaching, and studying from a wide variety of vanguards of the theatrical world. As an Artist In Residence from Sibiu, Romania to Sheboygan, Wisconsin, he teaches K-12, collegiate classes, and professional workshops.

 

His teaching style is direct, confident and clear, demanding, personable,  and thoroughly enjoyable. As an artist, his bold and challenging vision is rooted in the European school of Jacques Lecoq, where physical theater, dreamy beauty, and haunting visual acumen combine with relevant social and cultural content and are performed with presence, grace, and strength.

 

A member of IASTE and an ETCP certified Arena Rigger, Bradley began his technical experience from an early age, monkeying in middle school, adjusting lights for dances and performances. As a professional, he has served as Production Manager and Rigging Supervisor for UMO Ensemble, as Stage Manager for Donald Byrd, as Assistant Production Manager for the lauded INTIMAN Theater, as well as scenic carpenter, electrician, and rigger for countless productions around the world. 

 

In Production, Performance, or Instruction, Bradley McDevitt has not only the skills and experience but also the passion, precision,  and drive to make any event sparkle.

 

Work Experience:

 

August Estates LLC    

Activity Director and Personal Trainer, 2016-Present

     Working with senior residents who have various levels of dementia, encouraging physical and mental health through exercise and engagement. 

 

To The Moon Rigging  

Lead Rigger, 2016-Present

      Entertainment rigging in multiple environments, ensuring effective communication between production management and rigging staff to safely engage elevated audio/visual systems installation and removal.

 

IATSE #417   2017-Present

Member in Good Standing

 

Carolina Friends School    

Guest Teacher of Dramatic Art, 2013-2016

     Taught upper school students fundamentals of dramatic theory and performance. Designed and directed three mainstage plays/performances per year, including the initiation of a student-directed One-Act festival, a playwriting course, and the creation of a radio drama class that attracted the attention of a state-wide broadcast network.

 

Bdoda Design

Owner, Designer 2011-2013

     Owned and operated landscape design firm providing residential contractor services.

 

McDevitt Construction & Electric

Carpenter 2009-2011

 

INTIMAN Theater,  Seattle, WA    

Assistant Production Manager 2004-2005

     Oversaw payroll, production fabrication, schedules, and contracts for award-winning LORT C theater. 

 

 

Tacoma Children's Theater,  Tacoma, WA  

Technical Director  1998-2000

     Managed scenic design and construction, lighting, and sound for repertory and touring productions. Created and toured productions with adult and youth ensembles to regional venues.

 

UMO Ensemble  
Ensemble member 1995-2003

     First non-founding member of the Seattle-based award-winning theater company. Created, performed, and toured mainstage shows regionally, nationally, and internationally. Generated designs, scripts, and choreography.

 

UMO Ensemble

Educational Director 1998-2001
Generated and directed the company's education programs and funding for yearly touring schedule. Created PlayWrite: Washington State's most requested educational residency for 1996, '97. & '98.

 

Recent Roles:

  

 

Stage

 

Ensemble.......................Banana Clowns, Durham 2014

Feste......Twelfth Night - Alumni Project, Chapel Hill,2013

Kafka...........................In The Penal Colony, Seattle, 2007

Technician/Harlequino.....Clown (with Larry Pisoni)...Seattle, 2001

 

with UMO Ensemble:

     Fatal Peril                 2004

     Cities                         2001

     Millennium Circus  1999

     El Dorado                 1995-1998

     Insatiable Cabaret  1995-1996

     Masks!                      1995-2000

 

Film

Dave.......................Two Julias, Smiling Zombie Studios, 2007

 

Artist In Residence

     IslandWood Educational Center 2004
     Ruth Dykeman Children's Center 2001
     John Michael Kohler Arts Center 2002 
     University of Southern Florida 1998
     Washington State Schools 1996-2003

 

 

Key Skills & Competencies


Performance, Dance, Choreography, Percussion/Drums, Acrobatics, Aerial Performer (Spanish Web,) Tightrope, Theatrical  Rigger, Sculpture, Rock Climbing, CrossFit Athlete

 

 

Education


The Evergreen State College,1996
BA Performance & Cultural Studies, Early Childhood Education, French

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