Theatre  
 

Faculty

 
Randy Wyatt Randy Wyatt
Theatre Program Director/Assistant Professor of Theatre
Phone: (616) 632-2999
E-mail: rew001@aquinas.edu

Randy Wyatt has directed over 60 productions. Some highlights include Circle Mirror Transformation, Hotel Cassiopeia, Reckless, The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Xanadu, These Shining Lives, Nevermore, Moby Dick! the Musical, Tartuffe, Dimly Perceived Threats to the System, The Glass Menagerie Wiley and the Hairy Man, Hecuba, Man Saved by Condiments!, Ampersand, Sun Stand Thou Still, Twelfth Night, Any Other Name, The Secret Garden, and Picasso at the Lapin Agile. As a playwright, Randy’s work has been published and produced around the world. His most recent publications include The Fantasists and The Mystic Tale of Aladdin. His work has been recognized by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and the West Michigan Grand Awards. He earned his MFA in Directing from Minnesota State University at Mankato.

 
Don Wilson
Don Wilson
Technical Director
Phone: (616) 632-2988
E-mail: wilsodon@aquinas.edu
 

Don, a native of Morenci, Michigan, has been working in theater since 1994. He studied Drafting, Theater, Art and Creative Writing at Siena Heights University in Adrian, Michigan, and has designed scenery for over 200 productions on his record.

Don has worked with the Croswell Opera House (Michigan’s oldest theater, circa 1866) and Ft. Wayne Civic Theater,  as well as locally at Circle Theater, Aquinas College Theater, Actor’s Theater, JTGR, GRCC, and Cornerstone University.  He has served in a wide variety of professional design, TD,  and stage management positions.  He work has earned Lake Erie West People’s Choice Awards for Scenic Deign (42nd St –Croswell) and Scenic Artist (1776 – Croswell), and two Grand Awards for Scenic Design (Noises Off! & Little Shop of Horrors – Circle Theatre).

 

In addition, he is a published playwright and librettist, as well as a comic book artist, and published novelist. He lives in the Grand Rapids area and is a big collector and builder of LEGO. Anything you can think of, he can build it using LEGO. Yes, even scenery. He has two sons, Gideon and Greyden, who never cease to provide inspiration and imagination.