Dr. Brent Hanson joined the SVU theatre faculty in 2016. Professor Hanson’s PhD degree focused on directing and play writing. He also holds an MFA degree in set design. Previous to his employment at SVU, Dr. Hanson was Dean of Visual and Performing Arts at Dixie State University.
Dr. Hanson has designed and directed numerous productions in various settings. He has worked with the Hill Cumorah Pageant. since 1998, and currently serves as artistic director for that production. At SVU, Dr. Hanson teaches design and technical theatre classes and designs for theatre department productions. Of his work at SVU, Dr. Hanson says, “As a working theatre artist, I’m particularly pleased to be part of an institution guided by standards of virtue and good report.”
BFA and MFA University of Utah.PhD Brigham Young University, Theatre and Film, 2013
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