Christopher Hoyt

Set Designer


Christopher has been the Technical Director of Brooklyn College’s New Workshop Theater since 2006. As the TD, he supervises and instructs graduate and undergraduate students that work in the Department of Theater’s scene shop and all students who design sets for on-campus productions. He also works with both graduate design and directing candidates on their thesis projects and was a 2009–10 Brooklyn College Teaching Fellow.

Prior to his current position, Chris worked as an Assistant Technical Director at Columbia University during the 2005–06 school year, Technical Director at William Paterson University (Fall 2005), and Assistant Technical Director at Surflight Theater Company in (Summer 2005). He also worked as TD for the Southern Arena Theater (Summer 2002) and was the very first Technical Director intern at the prestigious Williamstown Theater Festival (Summer 2000).

Chris has designed over a dozen productions — working on both lighting and scenic design — and served as Technical Director on over 20 projects. Recent design credits include the 2009 United Nation’s original production of Mika, Brooklyn College’s Learned Ladies and The Tempest, and The Depot Theater’s Off the Map. The 2006 NYC Fringe Festival show, Danny Boy, for which he did scenic and lighting design, won the Audience Favorite Award.