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Joe Hocking

BFA Theatre Technology

​Joe is a technical director and jack of all trades, originally from the western suburbs of Chicago. His favorite credits at The Theatre School include Tall Enough (technical director), Detroit '67 (asst. technical director), Everybody (technical director), Come Back Little Sheba (technical director), Luchadora! (lead carpenter), and Honey Girls (carpenter). The core of his education was focused on learning scenic carpentry & engineering, construction & rigging techniques, management of people and resources, collaborating, budgeting and estimating, CAD drafting, and scenic automation, pneumatics & hydraulics. In addition to this coursework, Joe has skillsets in electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and carpentry.