Patrick Reading is currently the Technical Director and a Teaching Assistant
Professor for the University of North Dakota Department of Theatre Arts. In
addition to Technical Direction, he is the resident Sound Designer and supervisor of
Stage Management. Before coming to Grand Forks, he was the Theatre Production
Manager/ Resident Designer for Kirkwood Community College (KCC) in Cedar
Rapids, IA. and Technical Director/Designer for Mount Vernon High School in Mount
Vernon, IA. Before that he spent 16 years as the Technical/Facilities Coordinator at
Stringer Fine Arts Center and Adjunct Theatre Faculty/Resident Designer for the
Hutchinson Community College Theatre Department in Hutchinson, KS.
Professionally, he has had the pleasure to have worked with Theatre Cedar Rapids,
Old Creamery Theatre, Des Monies Metro Opera, Utah Festival Opera Company, and
Creede Repertory Theatre. He proudly volunteers as the Kennedy Center American
College Theatre, Region V - Stage Management Fellowship Coordinator and on the
Region V Advisor Board.