Faculty & Staff
|Staff | Lighting & Sound Supervisor|
Mike Garrett is a freelance Sound Engineer, Lighting Technician and Rigger. At Ithaca College, Mike teaches Tech II: Lighting and Tech I: Beginning Lighting and Sound Technology, in addition to supervising student production leads. From 2009 to 2015, Mike was the Production Manager for the State Theatre of Ithaca NY. While at the State Theatre, Mike wore many hats but was most comfortable behind a desk running lights, sound, or projections for the 100+ events a year. Mike has had the privilege of working in a variety of roles for a number of artists, corporate events, and music festivals. Some of these include: Avett Brothers, Cat Power, Levon Helm, John Prine, Ron White, and Wilco. While Mike has a great love of entertainment it does not overshadow his passion for education. He has enjoyed working with students of all ages though community and children’s theatre.