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M. Scott Grabau
Lighting and Sound Designer

​Professor Grabau is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theater specializing in technical theater and design. He designs the lighting and sound for campus productions and teaches courses such as Stage Lighting Design, Stagecraft, and Theater Production.
In addition, Professor Grabau also teaches theater history and criticism courses such as The Fine Arts of the Theater, Great Plays: Primitive to Renaissance, and Great Plays: Renaissance to Contemporary.
Professor Grabau holds a MFA degree in Theater from UC San Diego and has been a professional theater artist for over twenty years. He has collaborated with many excellent theater companies including The Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego Repertory, North Coast Repertory and Cygnet Theatre. He has received multiple awards for his work: Patté Awards for his designs on Curse of the Starving Class and Dracula and an NAACP Award for the United States Premier of Da Kink in My Hair.
In addition, Scott is passionately dedicated to teaching and is proud and honored to have joined the theater faculty at IVC. He remains grateful to his parents for always supporting his dreams and to his wife for her invaluable advice and encouragement.
Professor Grabau's professional portfolio can be viewed at
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