C L Brockman

Educational Background & Specialties

Specialties

  • fraternal organizations
  • Great Western Collections
  • Holak
  • late 19th century popular culture
  • Minnesota Centennial Showboat
  • scene design
  • scene paintings
  • scenic backdrops
  • theater paintings
  • Twin City Scenic
Courses Taught
  • Th 5510 - Drawing/Render
  • Th 5513 - Tech. Prod. I
  • Th 5520 - Scene Design
  • Th 5570 - Scene Painting
  • TH 3521 Scene Design for Theatre and Performance
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Member, Publications Committee for the United States Institute for Theatre Technology:
  • Fellow, USITT (U.S. Institute for Theatre Technology):
  • Member, Board of Directors, USITT (U.S. Institute for Theatre Technology):
  • Chair, BFA Search Committee: 2003
  • Member, Dance Search Committee: 2003
  • Member, Grants and Fellowship Committee for the United States Institute for Theatre Technology:

Creative

  • Designer, University Theater, University of Minnesota:
  • Scenic artist, Starlight Theatre, Kansas City:
  • Scene design, Detroit's Meadow Brook Theatre:
  • Exhibit, "Twin Cities Scenic Collection: Popular Entertainment 1895-1929":
  • Decoration of the New Minnesota Centennial Showboat as Project Manager: 2002
  • Exhibit, "Theatre of the Fraternity: Staging the Ritual Space of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry 1896-1929":
  • Scene Designer/ Penumbra Theatre: Create the scenery and properties for "On the Open Road,", June 2004
  • Scene Designer/Penumbra Theatre: Scenery and Property Designer for "Rollin' On the T.O.B.A., June 2005
  • Scenery Designer/Penumbra Theatre: Scenery and Property Designer for "Ain't Misbehavin", Sept. 2006
  • Scenic/Properties Designer: "I Wish You Love"--Penumbra Theatre, April 2011 - December 2011
Publications
  • The New Minnesota Centennial Showboat: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Red, White, and Blue: Brockman, C, Theatre Design & Technology, 2002.
  • Setting the Stage for the Motion Pictures: Brockman, C, Weisman Art Museum & Yale University Press, On the Edge of Your Seat: Theatre and Film in Early Twentieth Century American Art, 2002.
  • Creating Scenic Illusion for the Theatre and the Fraternity: Brockman, C, Weisman Art Museum/University of Mississippi Press, Theatre of the Fraternity, 1996.
Awards
  • Master class on "Scenic Art: The Historical Method" at Cobalt Studios, White Lake, N.Y., December 2, 2002 - December 5, 2002
  • Master class on scenic art: "History of Scene Painting" at Cobalt Studios, White Lake, N.Y., November 27, 2002 - November 29, 2002
  • President's Award for Outstanding Service, University of Minnesota, 2003