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 Edge, Biff   Name:  Robert Biff Edge 
Title:  Assistant Professor of Theatre; Technical Director 
Education:
M.F.A., Scenic Design, University of Tennessee
B.A., Theatre, Winthrop University
B.S., Political Science, Winthrop University
Office:  236A Johnson Hall  
Phone:  803/323-2430 
E-mail:  edger@winthrop.edu  
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Area(s):
Introduction to Production, Sound Design, Drafting, Scenic Studio Practicum, Stagecraft, Scenic and Lighting Design of Department Productions, Technical Direction

Edge has worked with various theatre companies around the U.S., including Theatre Charlotte, Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, the Cumberland County (Tennessee) Playhouse, the Clarence Brown Theatre (Knoxville, Tenn.), the Bijou Theatre (Knoxville), and Depot Theatre in upstate New York.  He also studied abroad with Jean Guy Lecat, Petr Matasek, Marina Raytchinova, Frank Hanig, and Susaena Raschig.

Until 2007, Edge spent four years as the technical director and production manager for Theatre Charlotte, where he designed either sets or lights for four of the five mainstage productions each season. He also worked regionally designing lights and sets for a variety of production companies, including the original production of Carey Ann’s Kiss.