Gary W. Gaiser

 

DOB:  1909 Location: Lewiston, MN
DOD: 7/7/1994        Location: Bloomington, IN

 

 

Education/Training:

  • Bowling Green State University, BA Humanities (1933)
  • Bowling Green State University, BS Education (1935)
  • Ohio State University, MS in Literature, Speech and Theatre (1937)
  • University of Iowa, PhD in Theatre History (1953) and Dramatic Arts (1954)

Employment History:

  • High School Teacher (1935-1943)
  • Instructor, State University of Iowa (1943-1944)
  • Professor, Indiana University (1944-1980)
  • Theatre Consultant for Indiana University system at the Gary, South Bend and Kokomo campuses

Publications:

  • Newsletter Editor, Educational Theatre Association
  • Editorial Board and Associate Editor, Theatre Design and Technology (1965-1972)
  • Guest Editor of TD&T (1967-1968)

USITT involvement and offices held:

  • Chair of USITT Publications Committee (1965-1980)
  • Board of Directors
  • Chair of the first USITT conference held outside New York City (Bloomington, IN 1965)
  • Senior Delegate to the Fourth Congress of OISTAT in Prague (1976)

Awards and Honors:

  • Elected USITT Fellow (1977)
  • U. S. Representative to the First International Scenography Conference, Paris (1957)
  • Chair, ATA convention, Chicago (1972)
  • Joel E. Rubin Founders Award (1976)