C. David Russell
C. David Russell is a scenographic designer and properties craftsperson. Russell works with performing objects and puppet construction in his examination of the theater as a space for ritual. His installations of sculptures and drawings sometimes include moving image and sound.
He is Associate Professor of Scenic Design and head of the Production Design and Technology program at Ohio University’s Theater Division.
Russell has served as costume or scenic designer for the Resident Ensemble Players, Delaware, Enchantment Theatre in Philadelphia and Tantrum Theater in Dublin, Ohio. He crafted props at the Santa Fe Opera for 18 years where he served as Master Craftsperson from 2009 to 2017.