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David J. McGraw

David J. McGraw

Entrepreneurship

Lecturer, Performing Arts

  319-335-1022
  S160  Pappajohn Business Building
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • MFA in Theatre Arts, The University of Iowa, 2007
  • MA in Arts Administration, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD, 2005
  • BA in Classics and Theatre, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, 1995
  • Stage Management (2 semesters), Yale School of Drama, 1995

Awards

  • New Venture Challenge Winner, University of Iowa College of Business, March 2011
  • Elevator Pitch Competition Winner, IOWA Centers for Enterprise, December 2010
  • Innovations in Teaching with Technology Award Winner, University of Iowa Academic Technologies Advisory Council, December 2010

Current & Prior Positions

  • Lecturer, Arts Management, Advisor, Performing Arts Entrepreneurship Major and Certificate Program, and Production State Manager, Theatre Arts, Department of Theatre Arts, The University of Iowa, August 2007 - Present
  • Production Stage Manager, Department of Theatre Arts, The University of Iowa, August 2003 - July 2007
  • Instructor, School of Theatre Arts, University of Arizona, 2002 - 2003
  • Production Manager/Equity Stage Manager, School of Theatre Arts, University of Arizona, August 2002 - June 2003
  • Production State Manager/Resident Stage Manager, Geva Theatre, Rochester, NY, August 1999 - June 2002
  • Resident Production Stage Manager, Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany, NY, August 1996 - 1999
  • Assistant Technical Director, The Vilar Center for the Arts, Beaver Creek, CO, June 1999 - August 1999
  • Writer/Content Provider, American Regional Theatre Website for About.com (formerly The Mining Company), November 1998 - June 1999
  • Stage Manager, StageWorks (formerly StageWorks on the Hudson), Hudson, NY, July 1996 - August 1996
  • Stage Manager, Oldcastle Theatre, Bennington, VT, June 1996 - July 1996
  • Stage Manager, Yale School of Drama, New Haven, CT, August 1995 - May 1996
  • Production Manager/Company Manager, White River Theatre Festival, White River Junction, VT, June 1995 - August 1995
  • Assistant Stage Manager, White River Theatre Festival, White River Junction, VT, June 1994 - August 1994
  • Stage Manager, Perishable Theatre, Providence RI, June 1993 - September 1993

Licensures and Certifications

  • Equity Stage Manager, Actors' Equity Association, June - 1996