Assistant Professor of Theatre--Head of Design

Biography

Brad Darvas is currently the Head of Design of Theatre at the University of West Georgia, specializing in Scenic Design, Props, and Special Makeup Effects.  Brad is a graduate from Wayne State University, where he received his MFA in Scenic Design and Technical Direction for the Theatre. While at Wayne, Brad studied under the mentorship of Russian Designer, Larry Kaushansky. Also while at Wayne, Brad had the opportunity to study scenic design and theatre history abroad at the famed Moscow Art Theatre School in Russia.  One of the highlights in his studies in Russia, was the time he spent with 3 of Russia's most prominant and accomplished scenic designers: Eduard Kochergin, Sergei Barkin, and the late Oleg Shentis. 

 In addition to scenic design for the theatre, Brad works as a professional special makeup effects artist for television and film in the Atlanta metro area. In 2013, Brad opened his own business,  Brad Darvas Designs, specializing in display edition, latex masks, silicone and resin busts, as well as makeup effects services.

  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2017 Sections

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • THEA-1100 (Theatre Appreciation) Section: E01

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • THEA-2214 (Concepts in Theatre Design) Section: 01
    • THEA-3214 (Scenography) Section: 01

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • THEA-1100 (Theatre Appreciation) Section: E01
    • THEA-2050 (Self-Staging:Oral Com Dly Life) Section: 01

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • THEA-1100 (Theatre Appreciation) Section: E01

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • THEA-2214 (Concepts in Theatre Design) Section: 01
    • THEA-4485 (Advanced Makeup) Section: 01

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • THEA-1100 (Theatre Appreciation) Section: E01
    • THEA-2050 (Self-Staging:Oral Com Dly Life) Section: 04

    Summer 2015 Sections

    • THEA-1100 (Theatre Appreciation) Section: E01

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • THEA-1100 (Theatre Appreciation) Section: E03
    • THEA-2214 (Concepts in Theatre Design) Section: 01

    Fall 2014 Sections

    • THEA-1100 (Theatre Appreciation) Section: N01
    • THEA-2050 (Self-Staging:Oral Com Dly Life) Section: 04

    Summer 2014 Sections

    • THEA-1100 (Theatre Appreciation) Section: N01

    Spring 2014 Sections

    • THEA-1100 (Theatre Appreciation) Section: 02
    • THEA-2214 (Concepts in Theatre Design) Section: 01
    • THEA-3214 (Scenography) Section: 01
    • THEA-4486 (Sound Design Internship) Section: 01

    Fall 2013 Sections

    • THEA-1100 (Theatre Appreciation) Section: 08
    • THEA-4485 (Alternative Theatre) Section: 01

    Spring 2013 Sections

    • THEA-4486 (Actor's Express Internship) Section: 02