Who We Are?

Bio

Gregory Montague

(Designer and Production Manager)

 has over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry. During that time he has expanded his specialty as a lighting and sound designer to include concept, scenic, and event designs for a number of projects. In addition to live entertainment design, Gregory has also done system designs for sound and lighting systems. He has served in a wide ranging number of positions accumulating in his current employment as Production Manager and a resident designer at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta, Georgia. Since 2013, Gregory has been nominated for 10 Suzi Bass awards for his work in either lighting or sound design at the Center for Puppetry Arts. Notable original designs include Anne Frank: Within and Without (2015), Harold and the Purple Crayon (2019) and The Ghastly Dreadfuls: Horrific Experiment (2016).

Skills

  • Production Management
  • Crew Leadership
  • Skills in creative thinking, problem solving, and logistical demands
  • Project Costing / Bidding
  • Hand & CAD (Vector Works) drafting
  • Experience with Studio One, Q-lab, SFX
  • Experience running up to 19 Live Wireless Microphones
  • Experience setting up wide range of sound systems (touring and installed)
  • Basic Understanding of acoustic treatment
  • Skills in Soldering
  • Windows and Mac Platforms
  • MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Adobe Photoshop CS3
  • Ability to read music
  • Lighting Console Programming (ETC, AVO Pearl, Hog, Grand MA)
  • Use of moving lights and other DMX devices
  • Lightwright
  • ESP Vision (3D Pre-visualization program)
  • Repair lighting and sound equipment
  • Power Tie ins
  • Experience with simple video systems
  • Experience in Video Edge Blending
  • Basic Rigging
  • Ability to read construction drawings
  • Basic Computer / Server Networking
  • Basic Carpentry
  • Skill in rope and aerial work (knots, repelling, etc.)
  • Lift Operator Trained: Scissor and Boom
  • Truck Driver for up to a 26' box truck (nonCDL)

Awards and Honors

The Suzi Bass Award: TYA Outstanding Design Team Nomination

  • 2018 - Mother Goose
  • 2017 - Old MacDonald's Farm
  • 2017 - Cinderella Della Circus
  • 2016 - The Little Pirate Mermaid
  • 2015 - Click Clack Moo, Cows that Type
  • 2014 - 1001 Nights
  • 2014 - Stan the Love Sick Snowman
  • 2014 - Charlotte's Web

The Suzi Bass Award: Sound Design Nomination

  • 2013 - Tales of Eager Allen Poe
  • 2013 - The Ghastly Dreadfuls

Kennedy Center ACTF Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Design

  • 2008 - Piano Lesson
  • 1996 - Eagle Scout

RESUME

CV Resume

Lighting Design Resume

Sound Design Resume