Scenic Designs by Jerry Hanson, 1984-2009: A Celebration of Theater at Gettysburg College

Fall 2009

Schmucker Art Gallery

The Comedy of Errors, 2005

Main Gallery
October 2 - October 17, 2009
Reception: October 16, 5 to 7 p.m.


To celebrate twenty-five years of theater at Gettysburg College, Associate Professor Jerry Hanson will exhibit a retrospective of his scenic designs. Professor Hanson has served as Resident Designer and Technical Director for the College's Theatre Arts Program since arriving on campus in 1984. Since 1968 he has designed more than 200 productions which included sets for The Gettysburg Theatre Festival, the Kline stage, the Showboat Majestic, Playhouse in the Park, Stage Right Repertory Company, and the Rag-a-Muffin Stage Company. The exhibition coincides with the twenty-fifth anniversary celebration of the Kline Theatre and the Reunion of Theatre Arts at Gettysburg College.