David Yergan

B.S., Skidmore College

Courses taught:
Design and Production
Special Studies in Design and Technical Theater
Advanced Theater Production
Theater Company

David Yergan is the theater manager and technical director for the Department of Theater at Skidmore College, where he designs lighting and sound for many productions. He is also the lighting designer and production manager for Lake George Opera Festival for whom he has designed ten operas including last summer's well-received production, MADAMA BUTTERFLY. He has designed lighting for Capital Repertory Theatre, Curtain Call Theater, Proctor's Theater, Saratoga International Theater Institute, New York State School of the Arts: School of Modern Dance, LeEnsemble, and close to a score of productions at Saratoga's Home Made Theater including recent productions of THE FOREIGNER (sound design), ALADDIN (lighting design), and OUR TOWN (lighting design). Yergan spent many seasons at Capital Repertory Theatre as technical director, overseeing the renovation of an old supermarket into their theater, and many summers as manager of the Spa Little Theater for the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. In New York, he worked with magicians Penn and Teller, running lights and sound for their Off-Broadway show, as well as working with Circle Repertory Company and many other Off-Broadway outfits. He served as consultant in the development of several new local theater spaces, including those at the Saratoga Arts Council and BOCES.