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Edward David Intemann

Senior Lecturer

Edward David Intemann

Schwartz Ctr-Performing Arts, Room B23


E. D. Intemann (Designer) is Senior Lecturer and the Resident Lighting Designer at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. He graduated magna cum laude from Denver University with a B.A. in Theatre, received his M.F.A. in Design from Cornell University, and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Before coming to Cornell, he was Assistant Professor of Theatre at Frostburg State University and Associate Professor in the University of South Carolina’s MFA program. He has designed over 50 shows at Cornell including Metamorphoses, The Grapes of Wrath, Hamlet, Antigone, and Amadeus. His scenery designs include The Miser, The Clink, and Slightly to the Left of Burlesque. He designed both scenery and lighting for The Comedy of Errors, in addition to several dance concerts, and was the Artistic Director and lighting designer for the 2005 Dance Concert Reflections in an Eye of Titanium.

Professionally he has designed at Dancespace at St. Marks and La MaMa in New York City, the Eastman School in Rochester, NY, and the Sanctuary Theatre in Washington, DC. Other design credits include the Charlotte Repertory Theatre in North Carolina, the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, and the Kohler Arts Center in Wisconsin. Internationally he designed for the Confrontations Theatre Festival in Lublin, Poland. He is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829 in both scenery and lighting design and of USITT (U.S. Institute of Theatre Technology). He has designed lighting software and is a PSIA certified ski instructor at Greek Peak in his spare time.


  • Performing and Media Arts



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