Harold "Chip" Ulich ASTC

Senior Theatre Consultant

Chip joined Schuler Shook in 2006 from the Phoenix area where he worked in lighting systems design and sales for several years. Chip’s theatre background includes a degree in scene design, work as Technical Director and Director of Operation at Herberger Theater Center, and Adjunct Faculty in Theatre for Paradise Valley Community College. He combines his experience in theatre operations and building management with his knowledge of lighting systems design to bring a fresh perspective to each project.

Significant Projects

  • Oklahoma City Civic Center Freede Little Theatre Renovation

    Oklahoma City, OK

  • Annette Strauss Artist Square

    Dallas, TX

  • Arlington Music Hall

    Arlington, TX

  • Charlotte County Event Center

    Punta Gorda, FL

  • City of Richardson Cultural Assessment

    Richardson, TX

  • Hattiloo Theatre

    Memphis, TN

  • The Kessler

    Oak Cliff, TX

  • Kiowa Event Center

    Carnegie, OK

  • Lyric at the Plaza

    Oklahoma City, OK

  • Memphis Botanical Garden, Live at the Garden Amphitheatre

    Memphis, TN

  • Sun Valley Center for the Arts Feasibility Study

    Sun Valley, ID

  • Walton Arts Center Renovation

    Fayetteville, AR

  • Choctaw Nation – Grant Casino

    Grant, OK

  • Choctaw Nation – McAlester Casino

    McAlester, OK

  • Unitech Grande Conference Resort

    Pradesh, India

  • Texas Christian University Ed Landreth Hall

    Fort Worth, TX

  • University of Arkansas, Faulkner Performing Arts Center

    Fayetteville, AR

  • University of Oklahoma – Gaylord Hall

    Norman, OK

  • Austin ISD Centralized PAC

    Austin, TX

  • Eisenhower High School

    Oklahoma City, OK

  • Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School – Fine Arts Center

    Austin, TX

  • Harding University, Benson, Benson Auditorium Renovation

    Searcy, AR

  • Kiva Auditorium Study

    Albuquerque, NM


  • BS - Oklahoma City University
  • MPA - Oklahoma City University


  • American Society of Theatre Consultants (2015-2018 Vice President, 2018-2022 Director)
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Presentations & Panels

  • "Proscenium Opening Protection – Code Changes", USITT 2018 National Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • "From Commissioning to Operation - Steps in Getting your Performing Arts Building Up and Running," USITT 2016 National Conference, Salt Lake City UT
  • "Low Level Lighting – Egress Paths," USITT 2014 National Conference, Fort Worth, TX
  • "Live Performance Theatre Design (It’s not just an auditorium any more)," Texas Society of Architects Annual Conference, 2012, Austin, TX