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Weston Keifer

AT&T Performing Arts Center
Technical Director for Operations

Weston Keifer is the Technical Director of the AT&T Performing Arts Center, where he manages backstage operations for thousands of shows, events, and meetings every year.  He studied Theatre Design and Technology, receiving a BFA, from Emerson College in Boston while working for most of the theatrical companies in the area.  After College Weston spent a year in Las Vegas as the Technical director of “Shag with a Twist” on the Las Vegas strip.  After returning to Boston Weston worked for Emerson College as the Assistant Technical Director for Emerson’s Office of the Arts as well as all of the college’s main theatre spaces, rehearsal halls, and a film screening room.  Since Returning to Texas, he has developed the Back Stage Spotlight program at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.  This program consists of teaching aspects of stagecraft and technical theatre at an elevated pace to many DISD students.  He also does out reach for faculty, administrators, and younger students through the Back Stage Spotlight Program.  This program is his main passion and baby.  He hopes that with this program, and its hopeful expansion, that he can revolutionize and standardize the teaching of technical theatre and stage craft to students and teachers alike.  He is able to do this with the support of his wife, Melissa and Son, Rex.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, May 6