Dave Shuhy

Department of Theater and Dance

David Shuhy

Director of Theater

Ferguson Ctr A139
(757) 594-8897


  • Ph D in Theatrical Design Aesthetics and Theory, Union Institute and University
  • MA in Theatre, University of Maine
  • BA in Communication and Theatre, Salisbury State University


Scene Design Drafting and Drawing Designing in CAD 3-D modeling


Theatrical Theory Dramaturgy Text Analysis for Theatre Lighting Design Digital media and rendering


David Shuhy is Lecturer of Scene Design at Christopher Newport University in Virginia and received his Ph.D. in Theatrical Design Aesthetics and Theory from the Union Institute. Dave has designed lights and scenery throughout the East Coast, and worked as a lighting consultant in the region. Prior to CNU, Dave taught at Regent University and worked as a designer and CAD engineer in the special events industry for clients such as NATO, the White House and Bud Light. Dave is a proud member of United Scenic Artists.

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