Benjamin W. Grohs

Theatre Specialist

Ben is a skilled technical professional who enjoys the planning process and a collaborative work environment. He worked through many theatre renovations and has an acute understanding of the end user’s perspective on such projects. Ben taught technical direction at Northern Arizona University, sharing his professional theatre and audio/video experience with the next generation of technical theatre practitioners.

With over 20 years in production management, set and sound design, broadcasting, and live events, Ben recognizes the requirements necessary to bring a multitude of performance types to fruition. He finds inspiration in the variety of project types he effects and the people who will experience these spaces for arts, education, and entertainment.

Significant Projects

  • Completed Prior to Joining Schuler Shook

  • Mickey Rooney’s Let’s Put on a Show, Polk Theatre, Technical Director

  • The Three Tenors, Polk Theatre, Technical Director

  • Equus, Northern Arizona University, Special FX and Projection Design

  • Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Northern Arizona University, Special FX and Projection Design

  • Much Ado about Nothing, Alma College, Lighting and Sound Design

  • The Addams Family The Musical, Alma College, Lighting and Sound Designer

Education

  • BA - Anderson University

Organizations

  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology