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Jonathan Mark Middents



Jonathan Middents has been the production manager and an associate professor at the University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance since 1983, teaching design and production courses and serving as head of the production area. He has served as designer and/or technical director for over 330 theatre, opera, and television productions in both educational and professional settings. He has professionally consulted on the design or renovation of ten theatres.

Jon regularly designs in the areas of scenery, lighting, and sound for the UH School of Theatre and Dance, for Unity Theatre in Brenham, Texas, for the Houston Shakespeare Festival and for UH-Downtown Theatre.

Jon received his BA in psychology from Rice University in 1970 and an MFA in scene design from Florida State University in 1974. He has served previously as a faculty member and as designer/technical director at Indiana State University, the University of Texas at Austin, and University of Houston-Clear Lake.