Dylan Bollinger, MFA

Assistant Professor Phone 816-501-3733

“In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.”

~ Aaron Rose

Professor Dylan Bollinger is the Director of Theatre Design/Technology at Avila University. Additionally, Professor Bollinger advises the Secondary Theatre/Speech Education Students.

His design experiences come from theatre, live events, and opera. Some of his favorite designs include Pippin, The Magic Flute, Matilda the Musical, Vanya, and Sonya, and Masha, and Spike, A Little Night Music, and Silent Sky. Professor Bollinger has designed for Weathervane Playhouse, Oddfellows Playhouse, Monomoy Theatre, Peppercorn Theatre, North Carolina Theatre for Young People, Firehouse Theatre, and UNCG Opera among others.

While working in live events Professor Bollinger has toured with Grammy Award Winning musical groups The Manhattan Transfer and Take Six. While working as the Lighting and AV Manager for Ampa Events he worked with high profile clientele such as Joe Biden, The US Senate, The US House of Representatives, and The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Professor Bollinger is a recipient of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Stage Management Fellowship and a recipient of meritorious achievement for his lighting design of Compañeras.

Professor Bollinger is so excited to be working at Avila with such wonderful colleagues and amazing students!

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