Professor / Department Chair; Director of Lighting Design Program
William Teague, Professor of Theatre, joined the Department of Theatre and Dance in 1981. His area of specialty is entertainment technology, specifically lighting, audio and computer assisted design (CAD). He has worked extensively in outdoor drama, television, film and special event production as well as legitimate theatre and dance. He has lighted University theatre and dance performances at the Kennedy Center in Washington, as well as the Biennial Dance Festival at the Universite de Lumiere in Lyons, France. He co-designed and still serves as technical director for Martha’s Sewing Room, one of the longest running and most viewed shows on Alabama Public Television. Professor Teague is also active in regional and national theatre organizations, serving on the executive board of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) for eight years. He received the Alabama National Alumni Association’s 2004 “Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award”, and in 1996, was named “Design and Technology Educator of the Year” by USITT (MFA, Florida State University).