Department of Theatre

Tony Galaska



WPAC 137-B
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TONY GALASKA | Associate Professor

Tony Galaska received his M.F.A. in lighting design from Purdue University, a B.F.A. form the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point and an A.A. from the University of Wisconsin Waukesha. Prior to joining the faculty at FIU, Tony worked as a designer in NYC with companies such as Toy Box Theatre Company, The Gallery Players, Wings Theatre Company, Metropolitan Playhouse, and New Perspective Theatre Company. He also works regionally with The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and The Texas Shakespeare Festival. At FIU he has designed Pericles, The Birds, Springs Awakening, and The Cook. He has received Faculty excellence awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) for his lighting design of The Cook and Springs Awakening.

Tony is focused on continuing to research new methods of presentation techniques for designers and the integration of technology to the pre-planning collaborative process an the staged performance of a production.

COURSES: Lighting Design, Stage Management, Production