Photograph of Councilman Erik Viker, Libertarian Party candidate for Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 85

ERIK VIKER, M.F.A.

Associate Professor of Theatre
and Production Manager

Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove PA 17870

Erik and Brenda
with Sparky, who was rescued in October 2009

E-mail viker@susqu.edu

Telephone 570-372-4548

Office DCC 125

Production management, technical direction and

consulting for theatre management and operations

 

"And we can make something bigger

Than any one of us alone."

- - Ani DiFranco

Recent Publications:

 

Teaching Professional Maturity in Technical Production

from Inspired Teaching: Essays on Theatre Design and Technology Education,
edited by Erik Viker, published by USITT March 2013

 

I've seen that someplace else: Avoiding plagiarism in school theatre

in Teaching Theatre, Spring 2010

 

Bring the Heat: designing for summer stock theatre

in Stage Directions, June 2008

 

Defying Gravity: basic rigging hardware and equipment

in Stage Directions, November 2007

 

Scene Shop Essentials

in Stage Directions, October 2007

 

Picking a Program: College application tips for high school theatre technicians

in Stage Directions, September 2007

 

Getting the Word Out How to create effective press releases and programs

with Randy Hines in Teaching Theatre, Winter 2007

 

Immersion Learning: Sinking or swimming with undergraduates

with Andrew Rich in Theatre Design & Technology, Fall 2005

 

Twenty Plays in Ten Days: An adventure in multi-venue festival production management

in Theatre Design & Technology, Summer 2004

 

Light on the Subject: Robotic Motion

with Andrew Rich in Stage Directions, July 2005

 

Counterweight Rigging System Safety Inspections

in Theatre Design & Technology, Summer 2003

 

Survey Says: Trends and Challenges in Community Theatre

in Stage Directions (online edition), Fall 2003

 

Tool Time: A soup-to-nuts list of equipment for your scene shop

in Stage Directions, February 2004

Freya and Sif, who were rescued in September 2011

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