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LARRY A BRECHNER
With over 40 years of professional and educational theatrical experience, Larry "LAB" retired in 2016 as the Auditorium/Theater Company Producer Director (administrator) for the School Town of Munster. He previously worked as the Theatre Administrator for The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, including as the Production Manager/Resident Lighting Designer for The Center's resident professional Equity theater for six years. Larry also served as the Auditorium Director and Producer/Director for the Highland Theatre Company for 13 years at Highland's Monbeck Auditorium.
In 2016, Larry was inducted into the Indiana Thespian Hall of Fame recognizing his over 31 years as an outstanding theater educator/director. In 2010 Purdue University Calumet honored him with the Alumni Leadership Award recognizing outstanding alumni from various fields of study, and in 1997 with the Distinguished Corporate/Community Service Award.
In 2007, Larry earned his Doctor of Fine Arts in Theatre Studies with concentrations in musical theater production/direction, small theater operations, and stage lighting. His Masters and Bachelors degrees are in Communications with concentration on broadcast production and performance.
Larry is a
recognized fine art photographer with numerous exhibits to his credit.
He is an instrument-rated commercial pilot, 107 commercial drone pilot,
a Life-time Voting Member for the Grammy Awards since 1980. Larry serves
on art association boards including as chair for Lakeshore Public Media
(TV/Radio) also serving there as an on-air TV/Radio pledge host.
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