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Southern Oregon University

Theatre Teacher Training Faculty

Scenic Build Instruction for Master of Theatre Studies

Originally from Wisconsin, Jane graduated with a B.F.A. in Technical Theatre from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. Her career started at several regional theatres, where she worked as prop master, carpenter and assistant technical director. She moved to Ashland where she worked for 7 years at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival as a carpenter, followed by six years as the technical director at Ashland High School. Currently, Jane is the Staff Technical Manager at Southern Oregon University where she helps teach students safe techniques in building scenery and takes care of the shop and the building in general and supports the faculty.


Jane Hickinbotham