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Sam Transleau


Visiting Assistant Professor in Design and Production

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Sam Transleau received an MFA in Scene Design and Scenic Art from the University of Idaho and a BFA in Scene Design from Florida International University. She has additional training in scenic art from Cobalt Studio, in White Lake, New York, in both painting and foam carving. Sam has also worked in South Florida as a freelance scenic, lighting and costume designer. For several years she worked as an associate/assistant designer to Jesse Dreikosen.

Theaters she has worked for include Tipping Point Theatre, Contemporary American Theater Festival, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Adjusted Realist, Texas Shakespeare Festival, The 6th Street Playhouse, Cinnabar Theater,  Orchestra Miami, The University of Iowa, University of Idaho, Florida International University, Lewis-Clark State College and Palm Beach State College.

Before her appointment at Oakland University, Sam was the design and production management faculty member at New World School of the Arts in Miami and an assistant professor of theatre design at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. Sam has a passion for children's theatre, outreach and puppets!

School of Music, Theatre and Dance

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371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
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