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Manager Technician

Midland, MI, 48640
August 27, 2012

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Soren R. Sorensen

Phone: 989-***-****



Central Michigan University

2012: Bachelor of Science Degree

Major in Theatre Management

Minor in Dance

Professional Experience

Central Michigan University

University Events

August 2005 - Present

Senior Technician

• Crew Leader: Supervise crews of 4-15 in technical event set-up and strike:

Campus sporting events, Graduation, Board of Trustee events, Dedication ceremonies, On-campus speaker events, Orientation, Residence Student Organization events (Main Stage, Leadership Safari, Siblings Weekend, Orchesis, Night of Louisiana, etc.)

• Lead Technician: “The Will” (The Idlewild Historical Cultural Conference Center) June, 2008

• Load-in Labor/Load-out Labor/Rigging Truss (Touring groups):

Kid Rock, Trace Adkins, Minnesota Ballet Company, Mae, Yellow Card, Story of the Year, Dierks Bentley, Ludacris, Gretchen Wilson (Soaring Eagle Casino), T-Pain, N*W*C*

• Sound and Light Technician:

Night of Apollo, Orchesis dance performances, Community dance studio shows, Freshman orientations, SAPA productions

Saginaw Dow Events Center and Theatre

October 2007-Present

Independent Contractor

• Up/Down Rigger

Blue Man Group, The Producers, Kid Rock, WWE Wrestling, Trace Adkins, Rent, Ring of Fire, Movin’ Out, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker, Bob Seger

Alma College

August 2009-February 2010

Director of Basketball Operations for Women’s Basketball Team

• Scheduled away trips: arranged overnight stays, reserved hotel rooms, set itineraries, took statistics

• Coordinated home games: set up and taped home games, met and greeted officials, met and greeted away teams, prepared bench for home team, met and greeted prospective players and families

• Lead practices: practice player, prepared balls and gymnasium for practice, ran clock, reviewed film with team

• Other: recruited student athletes, provided assistance to head coach

Production Experience

• Bush Theatre

o The Lark (Assistant Stage Manger 2006)

o Pal Joey (Fly Rail crew 2006)

o Five Women Wearing the Same Dress (Properties Head 2006)

o Clown Chowder (actor) 2003

• Broadway Theatre

o Alice in Wonderland Children’s Play (Assistant Director/Sound 2003)

o The Fantastics (Actor 2003)

• Orchesis Dance Company

o Member 2001-2004, 2006

o Sound Technician 2006

o Stage Manager 2003

Campus Involvement

• Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity

o Founding Member 2002-2003

o Fundraising for Children’s Miracle Network

o “Greeks in the Streets” (volunteered in community and on campus)

o John O. Mosley Award for Fraternity Zeal 2004

o CMU Campus Leadership Fraternity Award 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

• Leadership Safari (Runner 2003, Guide 2002, Runner 2001, Participant 2000)

• Connections Leadership Conference 2001

• Program Board Member 2005-2006

o Shooting STAR Award


Robert Ebner (Director of University Events, CMU) 989-***-****

Keith Voeks (Assistant Director of University Events, CMU) 989-***-****

Scott Harrington (Production Coordinator of University Events) 989-***-****

Craig Bishop (Stage Manager at Dow Events Center) 989-***-****

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