technical & support staff

josh-whittJosh Whitt (Production Manager) has an MFA in Technical Theater specializing in Scenic Design and Properties from The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. His UA design credits include associate designer for “Big River” and “Saint Joan,” scenic designer for “Rose Tattoo,” and “The Violet Hour,” and as properties designer for “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” along with many others. He received a BA in Drama with a concentration in Technical Design from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama. While attending he was the scenic and lighting designer for “Fences” and was Assistant Designer for “Sweeney Todd.” For the summers of 2008, 2011, and 2012 he was the Technical Director for Buck’s Rock Creative and Performance Arts Camp in New Milford, Connecticut. Scenic designs there include “Gypsy,” “Jesus Christ Superstar,” and “Welcome to the Moon and Other Plays.” Recently he was the scenic designer for “Cabaret” (2010) at Red Mountain Theater in Birmingham, Alabama, “39 Steps” (2011) for Theater B in Fargo, North Dakota, and was the guest scenic and lighting designer for “The Syringa Tree” (2012) for Jacksonville State University.

Jacob Charlebois (Lighting Designer) is a BFA Candidate in Design and Technology with emphasis in Stage Management at Texas Tech University. He is currently the lighting designer for Flatlands Dance Theatre. His past work include stage managing the 2nd premier of Tennessee William’s Kirche, Kuche, Kinder directed by David Kaplan and Robertson Dean and Stage Managing musicals such as You’re a Goodman, Charlie Brown, and The Secret Garden.  This year, Jacob has done sound design for A Father’s Trial, and stage managed Rathbone.





Jo Kearney, PT, LMT (Licensed Massage and Physical Therapist) has magical hands and a love for arts and people. She provides the FDT artists with healing, relaxation, and body awareness through her massage practices and discussions.

Her massage practice is called Arwyn Wellness and is located in the HWY 108 building at 4410 50th Street, Lubbock, TX, 79414. Thank you for all you do for our dancer bodies, Jo!


Previous Technical Staff:
Emmett Buhmann, Lighting Designer and Production Manager
Becca Venable, Lighting Designer


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