Faculty and Staff
Zachary D. Hamm
Technical Dir, Performing Arts
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location: Miller Building 011
Department: Performing Arts  
Phone: 607.871.2563  
Email:    
Education
MFA: Technical Theatre Production
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 5/15/05

BA: Architectural Studies and Art
Connecticut College, 5/15/02

Background
Employment
Zachary Hamm is the Technical Director and instructor for the Division of Performing Arts at Alfred University since 2007. Annually he is responsible for supporting two dance productions, three theatre productions and in excess of ten music events in the Miller Performing Arts Center. To date, three of the theatre productions have toured to the regional KCACTF festival. In addition to teaching stagecraft he has been responsible for the design and technology component for Alfred University’s residential High School Theatre Institute for the past six years. He works with Angier Performance Works on site-specific installations, most recently "Framing New York" on Governor’s Island, NYC. Hamm earned his MFA in Production from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and subsequently served as Assistant Technical Director, and lectured in the graduate program for two years. He spent two years with Heritage Repertory Theatre in Charlottesville, VA first as Assistant Technical Director and then as Technical Director. His work has been selected for the USITT Tech Expo and he is active in its Safety and Health Commission. In addition to working for Alfred University, Zach Hamm is the Fire Chief of the A.E. Crandall Hook & Ladder Co. of Alfred, NY.

Selected Publications
AUTHOR - "ANOTHER BLOODY KNIFE," TECH EXPO, THEATRE TECHNOLOGY EXHIBIT, United States Institute For Theatre Technology Stage Expo & Conference 2009, page 30. CO-AUTHOR -"SNOWING LEAVES," TECH EXPO, THEATRE TECHNOLOGY EXHIBIT, United States Institute For Theatre Technology Stage Expo & Conference 2007, page 48.